Archive for July, 2010

New Blogging Schedule

As I’ve been indicating throughout the week, it’s good to switch things up every now and then, so next week we’ll be starting a new blogging schedule. You’ll also find the new schedule included in the August newsletter, which will be delivered to you (if you’ve signed up to receive it) and posted on the FaithWriters site on August 1st.

Here’s what you get to look forward to:

MONDAY – MEET THE MEMBERS. Nothing’s changed here. This is [...]

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Three Favorite Books of the Bible

So today is the final Thursday Three. Next week, we start a new blogging schedule (it’s good, I promise!).

I thought it would be fun and interesting to list our favorite three books of the Bible. Yes, they’re all good. Yes, they all contain wonderful, heart-changing content. But what three speak to you the most? Which ones do you find yourself turning to again and again?

Here are my three favorites:

Proverbs. I read a chapter of Proverbs every day, going [...]

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Looking for free content? Look no further…

Have you checked out the Free Reprints section on FaithWriters.com recently? If not, you’re missing out on some gems! There are wonderful articles, short stories, poems, devotionals, and other content available for the taking.

If you have a blog, a website, need material for your newsletter, church bulletin, or online magazine, you are able to use anything posted in the Free Reprint section at no charge. You don’t even need to request permission. (Although it is nice if you send the [...]

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Tackle this final challenge

Well, this will be the last Tackle It Tuesday post. In the August newsletter (posted on August 1st), you’ll discover the new blog line-up. Hey, gotta keep things interesting and you guys on your toes.

But, for now, here’s your final challenge.

Use the following random words in a short-short story 200 words or less. You can write about anything, as long as the following words are included somewhere in the story.

Phone                           Water

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Meet FaithWriters Member, Carole Robishaw

Time to meet another FaithWriters member. Let me introduce you to Carole Robishaw, a Platinum 500 member who joined FaithWriters more than two years ago. Carole is a wife of over 40 years, a mother of one and the grandmother of three adorable girls. Join me in getting to know a little more about Carole, her family, and her love for writing.

LYNDA: Tell me a little about yourself and your Christian testimony.

CAROLE: I think I began searching for God [...]

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Write what you know

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Three “Three” Titles

Today I thought it would be fun for the Thursday Three to list three book titles or movie titles containing the word “three.” You can also use variations, such as “third” and “trio,” etc.

Here are my three. How many can you think of?

1. THR3E by Ted Dekker (starting out with the obvious)

2. The Three Stooges

3. Shrek the Third

YOUR TURN!

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5 Facts You May Not Know about FaithWriters

It’s important to learn something new every day. Today, I hope you’ll enjoy these five facts you may not know about FaithWriters:

1. FaithWriters has been listed in the Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers (2006)

2. FaithWriters has over 49,000 members! Closing the gap on 50,000! WOW!

3. FaithWriters has over 1,000,000 unique visitors per month. Yes, you read that right. More than ONE MILLION.

4. 36% of FaithWriters members are published [...]

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Tackle your Pet Peeves

We all have them. Those things that get under our skin and irritate us. Maybe it’s a small thing that only bugs you a little, or maybe it annoys you so much you think you’ll go crazy.

Well, sometimes it’s good to just get things off your chest. So today for the Tackle it Tuesday topic, I’m challenging you to let me know, in 100 words or less, what annoys you (note that I didn’t say WHO annoys you – no [...]

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Meet Member and Amish Author, Dee Yoder

I have a confession. Remember all of those Member Spotlight posts featuring the Best of the Best contenders? Well, I missed someone. Yes, even I make mistakes, people. I feel terrible about it and have offered my apologies to the neglected contender. Fortunately, she was very gracious about it.

The good news is, you get a chance to meet her now. And this interview has nothing to do with the fact that she wasn’t included in the Member Spotlight, as she [...]

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