Tim Suddeth live in the Greenville, SC area and am very interested in writing for blogs and magazines. He has been published in christiandevotions.us and Guideposts magazine. Currently working on his first novel about a family dealing with autism.
He is a graduate of Clemson University and Southeastern Theological Seminary. Married with one incredible young son and two schnauzers.
There are so many ways to define success. And most
of us look for it in the wrong places. A bigger house in a nicer neighborhood. More publicity, hits on Facebook, or a bigger paycheck. More and bigger. Then there are those who understand the bigger picture.
Dr. Billy Graham passed away yesterday a few months short of his hundredth birthday. That message carries a lot of sentiment to so many of our hearts.
Writers are always looking for inspiration. To me, a story begins with either the
characters or the plot. And any story is made better when the characters have depth, are more than just what they call a cardboard figure. You add depth by adding personality, interesting and diverse experience, and characters who aren’t all the same.
I’m a lifelong reader of newspapers. And one place where I’ve found interesting stories of people in a newspaper is in the . . .
Over on Edie Melson’s blog The Write Conversation, I wrote a post about what you can learn from an obituary and how it can help your story. You can read it here.
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