Author Archives: Jeaninne

About Jeaninne

Jeaninne is a Christian author, educator and author coach and writes this blog to inspire writers beginning the journey to write for publication. She also offers workshops and author coaching for aspiring writers to teach them how to prepare to write for publication from the Christian perspective. To learn more about her ministry and services for aspiring writers, visit her website at www.jstokeswritingministries.com/

Did you give it your all?

I have fought a good fight. I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful. II Timothy 4:7, NLT Tomorrow starts the beginning of another year. And although I did not accomplish everything I set out to accomplish, I … Continue reading

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Overcoming your writing fears

There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.           Carl Sandburg It wasn’t perfect and I almost let me fears … Continue reading

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Why Michelle Obama has sold 1.4 million books

Most of you are probably aware that Michelle Obama released her memoir, Becoming on November 13th, 2018. According to the Associated Press, she sold 750,000 copies on the first day of its release and sold more than 1.4 million copies … Continue reading

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I have no choice!

    I HAVE NO CHOICE! God has chosen me and given me this sacred trust and I have no choice. I Corinthians 9:17 While I have worked part-time for a number of years since beginning my journey to write … Continue reading

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Are you tapping into your power source?

  Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us. Ephesians 3:20 NLT Do you remember the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz? After … Continue reading

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Relax. Renew. Return.

    Today is the last last day of my vacation. As I sit here in my hotel room one last time overlooking the San Diego Bay, I am inspired to write this blog post to express how grateful I … Continue reading

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Are you expecting rain?

Seven times Elijah told him to go and look out toward the sea, and seven times he went. I King 18:43 After a long drought in Israel God told Elijah he would send rain. But when Elijah told his servant to look out … Continue reading

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Got an idea?

All I had was an idea and God.  Those were the words from the event coordinator of an author festival I recently participated in.  Although the coordinator shared she only had three months to organize the event with a zero … Continue reading

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Will you trust me?

Blessed is the man that trusts in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is.  Jeremiah 17:7, NLT Because I work with a number of people who are around the same age as I am at a new part-time job … Continue reading

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It’s a different world!

When I took my daughter to begin her first semester of college, after helping her get settled into her dorm room, praying for her safety and planting a butterfly kiss on her cheek, I left her with the following words, … Continue reading

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