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Story Embers

Story Embers is run by a group of Christian writers and editors who are committed to glorifying God with excellent craftsmanship. We accept article, poetry, and short story submissions from a number of Christian storytellers around the world. You can peruse our latest posts from contributing audience members below.

Podcast #58: Make Your Writing Goals for 2023

Podcast #58: Make Your Writing Goals for 2023

Do you want to supercharge your writing habits during the new year? In today’s episode, Daeus, Hope, and Gabby give their top tips for setting writing goals that will help you maintain a consistent schedule no matter how busy your life is. Listen to their conversation here!

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SE Podcast #56: What Are You Consuming?

SE Podcast #56: What Are You Consuming?

How does the content you digest affect your writing? How can you be more intentional about what’s influencing your stories? In today’s episode, Lori, Mariposa, and Josiah discuss practical ways they use their favorite books to deepen their works-in-progress and how you can tell if your latest read is damaging your creative process.

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SE Podcast #55: How to Show and Not Tell the Gospel in Fiction

SE Podcast #55: How to Show and Not Tell the Gospel in Fiction

“Show, don’t tell” is a common writing mantra, but can it extend to how the gospel influences your fiction? What are some practical ways you can allude to God’s reality without becoming preachy? In today’s episode, Mariposa, Josiah, and Lori discuss how characters’ actions can point to Christ, as well as the purpose of writers within the broader context of the church.

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SE Podcast #53: The Bible’s Impact on Writing

SE Podcast #53: The Bible’s Impact on Writing

In today’s episode, Martin, Lori, and Daeus share the various ways Scripture has influenced their creative choices as storytellers and deepened their work. How does the Bible model the kinds of stories we want to tell? And how does the truth contained within our favorite verses seep into our fiction? Listen to their conversation here!

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What Could Your Support Help Story Embers Accomplish?

What Could Your Support Help Story Embers Accomplish?

You’re a vital part of Story Embers. Without your energy and dedication, our vision for Christian fiction would be nothing more than a fading flame that would flicker out after a few minutes. You’ve helped us create resources that give answers to pressing questions Christian writers like you are asking. That’s why we’re going to show you how you can make an even bigger impact.

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The Teashop on Madison Street

The Teashop on Madison Street

We stopped at the teashop on Madison Street. Abstract renditions of flowers hung from the walls. A case displayed little pastries, perfect and neat. The worker behind the counter gave us a smile. We returned the greeting and found a seat.

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