The Author

Ann Swindell is an author and speaker who holds an MFA in creative nonfiction writing. She is the author of Still Waiting: Hope for When God Doesn’t Give You What You Want (Tyndale). Ann teaches Christ-centered writing courses at, and you can connect with her online at

The Gift of Frustrated Passions

In my worst moments, I saw my children as obstacles to the passions I wanted to pursue.

How to Steward Your Passions in the Season of Motherhood

Do I have to wait until my children are

Fighting to Say ‘Yes’ When God Says ‘No’

I may not have healing, but I have Christ.

Come Write Your Story

I turn to two things in order to help

Don’t Write Just to Get Published

The purpose of writing is to worship, not to