Update! (A Free Writing Course)

The Incompetent Writer


Since I opened my short-story course twenty-four hours ago, sixty people have signed up.

The post has been shared on FB and Reddit (thank you, Daniel C).

Wow! That feels really good.

(The first “real” email will go out on Tuesday, so if you sign up today or tomorrow before midnight, you’ll begin the course at the same time as everyone else.)

I’m very curious to see what you think of it, and what you create 🙂

A Free Writing Course For You

Hi everyone,

I made something for you.

It’s a free training course for fiction writers.

I turned one of my most popular fiction- writing courses into an email sequence.

Rather than paying thousands of dollars for a class at UT, you can see how I teach storytelling for free.

You sign up with your email address, and you get a series of six emails…

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The Galilee sunrise after a night of fishing

Ferrell's Travel Blog

Sunrise on the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret; Sea of Tiberias) evokes many memories of the ministry of Jesus and His disciples. No matter how many photos one takes, each one is unique.

I usually make these sunrise photos with two cameras, using multiple settings. The photo today is one that I especially like because I was able to catch the fisherman heading to harbor after a night of fishing.

Sunrise on the Sea of Galilee, May 17, 2015, 5:54 a.m. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

Notice this text detailing the third appearance Jesus made to His disciples after the resurrection.

 1 After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way.
2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together.
3 Simon Peter said…

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February 2


a border is
a boundary or

a perimeter
that defines a place

in physical space
but in gerund form

bordering implies
proximity to a dangerous extreme

each sense topical
timely but also ominous

an antonym of timely
it’s hard to name

exact shades of gray
winter sky suitcloth

ashy ashen
censer censor

one is smoke
the other smoke

and mirrors
better to clearly state

a border is a line
and a line

can be toed
but also drawn

(you better)

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