Archive for March, 2013

Filter to Enhance Story

Filter to Enhance Story
By Gail Gaymer Martin

Authors often set up perimeters for a storyline by weighing it with backstory or details when they provide readers with information to help them understand the motivation for the characters. As we’ve heard many times, backstory or details can bog down a novel when it’s piled into the beginning of a novel. Too much emphasis on story theme or message can do the same. Think about these alternatives.

The old saying action can speak louder [...]

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2013 FW Writing Conference Registration Open

Registration for the 2013 FaithWriters Writing Conference is now open!

This year’s conference promises to be a wonderful time of fellowship, fun, and lots of learning about writing and publishing. The goal, and theme, is Nurturing the Whole Writer.

This year’s conference will run from Friday evening, June 28, through Saturday night, June 29. It will be held  at the Radisson Hotel Portland Airport in Portland, Oregon.

Keynote speakers will be award-winning author Leslie Gould and Sally Stuart, founder of the Christian Writers [...]

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Writing for 2013 – How Are You Doing?

So, we’re two months into the new year. How are you doing with your writing so far?

Did you set any writing goals at the beginning of 2013? Are you closer to meeting them?

Have you taken advantage of the many writing opportunities here at FaithWriters?

Are you preparing a manuscript for Page Turner? Planning to attend the FaithWriters Conference in Oregon in June? Working on an article for the Testimony contest? Entered a monthly writing/blogging contest? Taken a taste of the Writing [...]

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