Welcome

Step Into The Light Blog Talk Radio

Is where we introduce listeners to people who have found their way out of the dark shadows of life and back to light and those who lead others on their journey from darkness to light.

STEP INTO THE LIGHT

NEW DAY AND TIME STARTING 2023

Airs Thursday Mornings at 9:00 AM MT

To find “more information” about current podcast guests, go to https://pattishene.com/stepintothelightradioshow

 

PATTI’S BLOGS

The Over Fifty Writer (1st and 3rd Friday)

Patti’s Porch (2nd and 4th Tuesday) 

Meet seasoned authors, learn about new books and find inspiration to help you along your journey. No matter how far you’ve come or where you are going, I’d be honored to travel with you. If you like what you see, please subscribe to avoid missing updates.



Subscribe to Patti Shene's Posts

Step Into the Light Blog Talk Radio Show

Latest Show

2023-01-26
Episode #217 - Featuring Jason William Karpf

Jason is an, author, speaker, college teacher and marketing/fundraising professional. He brings a Christian perspective to marketing and communication through his blogging and nonfiction writings. He puts Jesus first in his science fiction novels. Join us for a fascinating discussion about Christianity and science fiction as Jason shares the messages he conveys in his dystopian hard science fiction novel, The Deliverer. Star Trek, Star Wars, or Twilight Zone fan? You will love this episode!

Recent Posts

SHARING YOUR DREAMS
1/24/2023 1:30:00 AM BY Patti Shene

 

SHARING YOUR DREAMS

 

 

“It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.” – Erma Bombeck

 

 

 

If you follow my Step Into the Light Facebook page, you will find I posted this quote as my ‘thought for tomorrow’ on this evening’s post. Many times I use scripture, but once in a while, I choose a famous quote from someone else.

 

 

 

I have found this quote to be so true. In the past, when working on a manuscript, I didn’t take myself seriously enough to share anything as concrete as a publication date with anyone. This gave me the freedom to not be nailed down to any sort of timeline.

 

 

 

This also left the door wide open for procrastination and perseverance to be kicked to the curb. There was always something else that needed done to preclude my sitting down and writing the next sentence, paragraph, or chapter.

 

 

 

When I committed to writing my first published novella, Cathy’s Christmas Confession: A Christmas Ridge Romance, I had a pre-determined release date agreed upon by my multi-author series partners. At first, I shared my participation in the series with no one. However, as excitement for the project grew, I found myself leaking hints about the upcoming novella to writer friends, then to family members and friends and acquaintances in my small town.

 

 

 

Even when I struggled with plot ideas, character names, and word count, I knew I could not walk away from the realization of my dream. Too many people shared it with me.

 

 

 

So, my next commitment to readers is that Cathy’s Christmas Confession will be available in print form somewhere between February 1st and February 15th. I know it is a Christmas story and many will not be interested in it until next Christmas season, but I also have friends who have been looking forward to a print copy.

 

 

 

I have learned that sharing our dreams goes a long way toward giving us the courage to make them a reality.

 

 

 

Subscribe to Patti’s blogs here