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FaithWriters Testimony Book II is Out!

Looking for inspiration? A great read? The testimonies of 50 different FaithWriters members? Look no further!

Trials and Triumphs II, Rooted and Grounded in Love, is now available for purchase through Xulon Press. This book features fifty personal and inspiring testimonies from FaithWriters members around the world. Longtime members like CD Swanson, Sheldon Bass, and Lynn Gipson. Former Page Turner finalists like Dannie Hawley and Kevin Ingram. AND several dozen more members of FaithWriters. Check out this page to see if [...]

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Finalists for 2014 Nonfiction Page Turner Contest Announced

In a week and a half, the winners of FaithWriters and Breath of Fresh Air Press‘s 2014 Nonfiction Page Turner will be announced. And as we wait, the lovely judges have whittled the 45 entries down to a top 15. Who are they, and how was the process? I think I’ll let the lovely Deb Porter tell you (from this post on the FaithWriters forums).

“Once again, it has been a privilege to see such heartfelt entries in the 2014 Non-Fiction [...]

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Another Month to Submit Your Testimony!

In case you haven’t seen, the deadline to enter FaithWriters’ second Testimony contest has been extended another month. You now have until September 15, 2014 to submit your testimony for possible publication (and participation in royalties) in FaithWriters’ second testimony book.

All upgraded  members (click here to upgrade if necessary) who were not published in FaithWriters’ first book Trials and Triumphs are eligible to enter. Simply write your testimony (either of salvation or of keeping your faith during struggles) according to [...]

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Free Reads for Reviews Member Award Program Ending Soon!

Need a good book to read? Want to help out some up and coming authors? Want a chance to win a cash prize? FaithWriters members have a great opportunity to do all of these things – but time is running out (for the cash prize, anyway).

Do you know what one of the most valuable things is to published authors these days? What can boost sales and get more recognition in the world of books?

Book reviews – that’s what. With the [...]

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New Blogging Contest – What’s In Your Pocket?

FaithWriters has s new blogging contest going on right now,  and winners can get paid writing assignments or a free one-year Gold membership. The current contest is for the Pocket Testament League, a 120+-year-old organization whose their main focus is leading people to a saving knowledge of Christ and equipping others to do the same.

To enter the contest, you need to write a 750-word-or-less promotional review of their site/ministry whose goal is to encourage readers to click on the links [...]

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THREE DAYS until Page Turner Deadline

Procrastinators – it’s time to stop putting your polishing off – the deadline to submit your entry for FaithWriters’ Fiction Page Turner contest is literally just around the corner. On Thursday night, October 31 at 11:59 ET, submissions for FaithWriters’ biggest contest will close. Don’t delay – there won’t be another opportunity to enter fiction until 2015!

For the unfamiliar, Page Turner is a novel-length manuscript contest – but you don’t need the whole novel! All you need to do is [...]

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Christian Book Blog Contest Deadline Approaching!

Did you know you only have JUST UNDER TWO WEEKS to enter the current FaithWriters blog contest?  The deadline for the current contest, Christian Books, is a week from this coming Monday! That’s right – on Sept 10, 2013 at  midnght Eastern Time, the contest will close. And this contest can benefit just about EVERY member – not just the winners (who will get great prizes, by the way).

The current blogging contest is meant to promote the FaithWriters bookstore, a [...]

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Two Weeks To Enter Nonfiction Page Turner

That’s right – the deadline to enter the first chapter of your nonfiction work to FaithWriters’ premiere first chapter contest is exactly fourteen days from today! But that doesn’t mean it’s too late to finish, or even start!

So, if you’ve got a half-written manuscript gathering dust in the bottom of your wardrobe, or have had an idea for a non-fiction book brewing in the back of your mind for years, this contest is just the spur you need [...]

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Writing Challenge and Ebook Store News

A couple fairly big changes are happening at FaithWriters – changes that will help ALL members improve their writing and get it out to a wider audience.


First, the Writing Challenge, one of the most loved aspects of FaithWriters. Currently, only paying members of FaithWriters (gold and platinum members) are able to enter the challenge. Well, no more. Starting with the next challenge quarter, which begins October 4, Silver members will be able to enter the first topic of each [...]

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Exciting Writing Challenge Changes – and More!

The FaithWriters Writing Challenge has, for years, been a mainstay of FaithWriters. The opportunity to grow in your writing, develop friendships among the writers, write to a topic and deadline, and more have long made it a favorite of FWers. And the cash prize for Best of the Best certainly wasn’t a deterrent either.

Well, starting when the challenge starts again this Thursday, April 5 after its break, there will be even more incentive.

Starting with the first topic for the upcoming [...]