Dana VanderLugt | Writer


Room to Grow: MG Readers Lead the Expedition into Novels in Verse. School Library Journal Blog. 18 January 2024.
A Letter to My Sons. Reformed Journal Blog. 17 January 2024.
Twelve (Relatively Simple) Ideas for Celebrating the Twelve Days of Christmas. Reformed Journal. 28 December 2023.
"Hot or Cold." Reformed Journal. 15 November 2023.
"Start Small." Reformed Journal Blog. 26 October 2023
"Lighting a Path: On Writing a Novel for Young Readers." The Reformed Journal. 11 September 2023.
"Six Word Memoirs: Words Are Magic. Start with Story." Imagination Soup. 28 August 2023.
"Tending." Reformed Journal Blog. 26 July 2023.
"Pliable." Reformed Journal Blog. 28 June 2023.
"The Tender Months." Reformed Journal Blog. 18 May 2023.
"The Ministry of (Shutting Up and) Listening." Reformed Journal. 3 April 2023.
"Wintering." Reformed Journal Blog. 30 January 2023.
"Postcard from the Lake." Reformed Journal Blog. 9 August 2022.
"Drawing a Line" Reformed Journal Blog. 19 November 2022.
“Learning from being a Wordle loser." Reformed Journal Blog. 6 October 2022.
“No Easy Answers.” The Reformed Journal Blog. 25 June 2022.
“When Dawn Breaks Us.” The Milk House. 5 May 2022.
“Tender Spaces: Verse Novels Provide Healing and Hope for Middle-Grade Readers.” Good River Review. 3 January 2022.
“Courage Over Comfort: Profiles of Reformed Women in Ministry.” The Reformed Journal Blog. 2 January 2022.
“Ted Lasso and the Audacity of Grace.” The Reformed Journal Blog. 22 November 2021.
“Beyond Brick Walls & Computer Screens: The Story of a University/Middle School Writing Partnership.” Imaginative Teaching: A User’s Guide to Creative Writing in Secondary Classrooms.
“Falling Apart Together.” The Reformed Journal Blog. 4 May 2021.
“Huddled with the Dwarves in the Stable.” The Reformed Journal Blog. 15 March 2021.
“On Loop.” Relief: A Journal of Art & Faith. Spring Issue. 2020.
“The Orchard.” Longridge Review.  Winter Issue 2018-19.
“Standing on their Shoulders: An Interview with Marchiene Rienstra” Reformed Journal. 4 October 2021.
“Reading Buechner: Exploring the Work of a Master Memoirist, Novelist, Theologian, and Preacher” Episcopal Café. 7 March 2020.
“Seeing Mr. Rogers Through a Lens of Faith” Episcopal Café.  16 November 2019.
“Distracting from the Noise: Speaking Truth in a Distracted Age” Reformed Journal. 1 January 2019.
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