Archive for December, 2010

Friday Free-for-All: New Year’s Resolutions

What are your New Year’s Resolutions for 2011?

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This and That Thursday Tidbits to Round Up 2010

A few tidbits for you on This & That Thursday…

*What writing successes did you achieve in 2010? Did you finish that manuscript? Have an article or book published? Get an agent? Win a contest? Send me an email (faithwriters.contact@yahoo.com) and let me know if you have anything exciting to share from 2010. A complete list of 2010 Member Cheers will be posted on Monday, January 10.

* Looking ahead to January, be sure to check out [...]

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Final Wednesday Word of the Week for 2010: God’s Plan

I thought this was a good devotional to wrap up the end of the year. I hope it encourages you to  anticipate the wonderful plan God has for you in the new year.

God’s Plan

by Sheila Hollinghead

It is now 12:53 a.m. I’ve been working on my book. It’s past time to call it quits for the night. I do have a sense of satisfaction. I hope I have been coherent in my writing. It’s so [...]

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Journaling for Joy

Journaling for Joy

by Delia Latham

When I was very young, I had a diary. Several, actually. I could never resist purchasing them if the price was small enough to fit my mostly empty pocketbookespecially if I found one a different color from the one I already owned.

All those blank pages…they called to me like a siren’s song! It was such fun to fill them with my little girl thoughts and the [...]

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Meet 2010 Page Turner Runner-Up, Debbie Roome

Debbie Roome is a longtime FaithWriters member and frequent Challenge winner. She is happily married with five children and two adorable Jack Russells. Debbie was born and raised in Africa and moved to New Zealand in 2006. Writing has been her passion since she was six years old, although it is only recently that she’s been able to concentrate on it. Debbie also enjoys music and play piano/keyboard/guitar/bass guitar.

Join Lynda Schab as she talks to Debbie [...]

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from FaithWriters.com

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A Christmas Quiz

A Christmas Quiz

by Kathryn Frazier

How well do you know the Christmas story? Take this quiz and find out! Answer true or false to the following.

1. An angel told Mary that she was pregnant from the Holy Spirit.

2. Mary and Joseph were on their way to Jerusalem when Mary went into labor.

3. The angels sang, “Glory to God in the Highest” the night Jesus was born.

4. No one knows if Jesus was [...]

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Wishing You Renewed Faith this Christmas

A Heartfelt Christmas
by Teresa Lee Rainey

This December, I look forward to returning home for a huge holiday gathering with my family. There is one event, a family tradition, I can hardly wait to experience again. I am basking in past Christmas Eve memories of grandparents, Mom and Dad, my husband and children, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends of the family [...]

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Choosing the Right Word

Choosing the Right Word

by Megan DiMaria

As writers, we work with words the way a sculptor uses chisels, files, and hammers.

The words we choose and the way we arrange them determines our success, so choosing the exact word needed to convey an idea, emotion, characterization or setting is crucial.

As Mark Twain said, “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter–it’s the difference between the [...]

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Just Released: A Short Story Collection by FW Member, Tom Hays

FaithWriters member, Reverend Tom Hays, would like to share the news of his newly released book, Twisted by the Wind. You will find inspiration, motivation and a little humor in these short stories, drawn from the quotes Tom posts each day on his Pearl of the Day website.

Congrats to Tom on his success. I encourage you to check out his book and his website. View the book trailer HERE:

Tom would love to sign a copy for you. To order [...]

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