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First Quarter 2014 Writing Challenge Cash Winners

The FaithWriters’ Writing Challenge is on a break right now, with the last winners of the “End” quarter announced just last week. And that means it’s time to announce the four winners of the quarterly level awards. The highest scoring entry in EACH LEVEL over each entire ten-week quarter receives a $50 cash prize.

And our winners for the first quarter of 2014 are:

 Level 1: Beginners: Wrapped in Communion by Linda Buskirk (End Times Challenge)
Level 2: Intermediate: Tan Lines by Toni [...]

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Set Apart Church – New Blogging Contest

FaithWriters’ newest blogging contest is now under way – don’t miss your opportunity to help promote a Christian ministry, improve your writing skills, and maybe even win paid writing assignments!

The newest contest promotes Set Apart Church, an online non-denominational church meant to serve those who are unable to attend a local church for whatever reason. It includes weekly sermons, devotionals, and a place to share prayer requests. This is a relatively new ministry which we at FaithWriters hope to help. [...]

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Congratulations to the blog contest winners!

The latest blog contest closed to submissions less than two weeks ago, and now we are excited to announce our winners!

This time, the contest was meant to promote FaithWriters’ partnership with Xulon Press, one of the largest Christian self-publishers.  FWers were to write an article about the various benefits of the partnership, including the second testimony book, and two giveaways of Xulon Bestseller Packages to Platinum members.

Out of the handful of entries, two of [...]

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Great Reads from Some FaithWriters Members!

If you are looking for some inspiring stories, whether fiction and nonfiction, FaithWriters is the place to look – especially this week. Two new publications became available in just the past few days, and you will definitely want to check them out.

First, the highly anticipated book of forty FaithWriters members’ testimonies, Trials and Triumphs, is now available – and, for a limited time, it is FREE as an ebook! Check out these inspiring stories of FW members’ salvation testimonies, as [...]

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Xulon Publishing Package: YOU Help Decide

As mentioned previously, FaithWriters and Xulon Press are teaming up to award two comprehensive publishing packages to upgraded members. One of the packages will be used to produce a second testimony book, with testimonies from fifty Gold and/or Platinum members. Another will be rewarded to a single Platinum member for the best fiction manuscript with a sound biblical message. These packages are worth over $4,000 each. Click here for more details on these packages and how to enter.

But what about [...]

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Newest Blog Contest with Cash Prizes

Are you ready for the next blogging contest? It’s an opportunity to help FaithWriters itself, let folks know about a few wonderful publishing opportunities, AND possibly win a cash prize.

What is a blogging contest, you ask? Get some general details at the FW blogging contest page. In brief, you need to write an article about the assigned topic following the guidelines, and post it in three different places. Judges will choose the best ones, and those people (for this specific [...]

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Xulon Press Publishing Packages to be Awarded!

Have you heard the big news? FaithWriters is working with Xulon Press to award three comprehensive publishing packages – plus discounts on Xulon publishing packages and more – during 2014.
 
Xulon Press has been around for years and is one of the largest Christian self-publishers. FaithWriters has negotiated an arrangement with them that offers definite financial savings at the time you contract with them, as well as providing the added protection of dealing with a publisher that not only wants you [...]

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Chicago FaithWriters Conference: Can You Make It?

FaithWriters’ Writing Conferences are always fun, educational, and spiritually fulfilling – and there’s the potential for one coming up this summer – but we need to hear from you!

photo by Lynda Schab

The next conference is tentatively scheduled for August 1- 2, 2014 at the Chicago O’Hare Airport Hilton. Because O’Hare is a hub, flights should be relatively inexpensive, and because the hotel is at the airport, there’s no need to rent a car.

The registration fee would be $129.00 and [...]

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Give AND Get Feedback: The Critique Circle

Did you know that FaithWriters has an area especially for folks who need an extra eye for their writing? The Critique Circle is a place where you can help others improve their writing, and have them help you too!

If you want your writing to be the best it can be, having “fresh eyes” look at it, and give feedback, is important, and almost always beneficial. People of many writing levels (from newbies to FW-approved editors to everything in between) provide [...]

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Free Reads for Reviews – Prizes for Readers!

Did you know that there are several books in the FaithWriters bookstore that you can read for free? All you need to do is promise to write an honest review of it when you are done reading, and it’s yours! There are some quality books over there. And now, FaithWriters has added an additional incentive to get you reading, and reviewing, the books of your fellow FWers!

Later this year, $250 in prizes will be awarded to readers in the Free [...]

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