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Meet Francy Judge: 3rd Place Best of the Best 2013

Read Lynda Schab’s interview with BoB first place winner Tracy Nunes here.

Read my interview with BoB second place winner Jody Day here.

Francy Judge has been entering the Writing Challenge for several years – and is thrilled to have been recognized as third place Best of the Best. Read on to find out about her doubts about her writing talent, what she loves about FaithWriters, and the extent she was willing to go to get her challenge entry in in the [...]

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Meet Jody Day: Second Place Best of the Best 2013

Read Lynda Schab’s interview with first place Best of the Best winner, Tracy Nunes, here.

Jody Day had a pretty exciting week or so back at the end of June/ beginning of July – and it wasn’t just because she came in second place in Best of the Best here at FaithWriters! Read below and learn about her love of writing and reading, how she came up with the idea for her award-winning entry, and her debut novel that just released!

JOANNE: [...]


Meet Tracy Nunes, FaithWriters’ Best of the Best 2013

The interview of FaithWriters’ Writing Challenge Best of the Best winner (presented, IN PERSON, at the FaithWriters Conference in Portland!) is up – be sure to check it out below. AND, watch this spot for interviews with the second and third place Best of the Best winners (Jody Day and Francy Judge) coming soon.

Tracy Nunes joined FaithWriters in 2010 and entered her first Writing Challenge a few months later. Although a few of her entries have placed in the top [...]

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Member Shout-Outs for March

Congratulations to these FaithWriters’ members for their writing accomplishments!

Bruce Fottler‘s Christian drama, The Juncture, is now available on Amazon and Smashwords.

Melanie Kerr‘s poetry book, Wider Than the Corners of the World, is now available in ebook format.

Joanne Sher‘s nonfiction book, Ailing Body Nourished Soul won the One Hope Nonfiction Contest, sponsored by Write Integrity Press.

Lori Dixon‘s Wellspring blog contest entry was recently published in Christian Woman Magazine in Australia.

I so love hearing about your accomplishments. Would LOVE for you to share [...]

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Our First Quarter 2013 Writing Challenge Cash Winners

It’s time to announce the FOUR cash winners from hundreds of entries in this past quarter of FaithWriters Writing Challenge.  Beginning this quarter, the highest scoring entry in EACH LEVEL over the entire ten-week quarter will receive a $50 cash prize.

This past quarter was music-themed, with topics from FLAT to STAFF to ACCENT. The variety of entries, and quality, was impressive. But there can only be one winner (in each level, that is).

And now, without further ado – our winners [...]

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Member Shout-Outs for February

Let’s congratulate these FaithWriters members for their accomplishments!

Debbie Roome and her mother Dorothy Ade wrote a book of Debbie’s disabled sister’s life to date, Loving Leanne. It is now available on Amazon.

Ken Lambert and Amy Matzke’s nonfiction book, Top Ten Most Influential Christians Since the Apostles, is now in its second edition and is available for sale.

Lynda Schab‘s new marketing ebook, This Little Writer Went to Market, is now available in the FW bookstore, Amazon, and Smashwords.

Stephanie Craig and Lynda [...]


The Writer

FaithWriters has now made it easy for folks to be notified when their free reprints are being used – who is using them, where, and when! When someone goes to a free reprint and clicks on “use your article for free,”  they are brought to a form where they can input where and when the article will be posted, a note to the author, and contact information if desired. This should allow for less wondering who, and where, your articles [...]


Member Shout-Outs for January

Congratulations to the following FaithWriters members for their exciting accomplishments!

LINDA ROBINSON‘s new release, Rails of Freedom, is now available.

S.L. WHITAKER‘s horror novel with a Christian message, The Raggedyman (a 2007 Page Turner Finalist), is now available.

ROBERT VALLEAU‘s debut novel, Mystic Dreams and Dusty Roads, is now available.

ANDREW BERNHARDT‘s first book, Seeing Jesus: A Disciple’s Perspective, is now available.

MARY ANNTHIPPE BANE‘s first book, Confessions of a Church-Hopper, is now available.

I so love hearing about your accomplishments. Would LOVE for you to [...]


Member Shout-Outs for December

Let’s give a hearty congratulations to the following FaithWriters members for their writing successes!

LEOLA OGLE‘s first novel, Like a Cedar In Lebanon, is now available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

RITA GARCIA‘s novel, Kaliedoscope Summer, is now available.

YVONNE BEVERLY BLAKE‘s collection of Christmas stories, A Box of Christmas Candy, is now available on Amazon and at Full Sail Books.

LIZZY AINSWORTH‘s new book, Dad and Me In PNG, was recently published by Creation House.

CHERYL ROGERS‘s new preteen/teen mystery, Lost in [...]

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Meet Page Turner Runner-Up Dannie Hawley

Check out Page Turner Winner Leola Ogle’s interview here, and Runner-Up Beth Meuhlhausen’s here.

And now, it’s time to introduce you to our other Page Turner runner-up, the delightful Dannie Hawley. Read on to learn more about this amazing woman, her passions, her struggles, and her book!

JOANNE: When do you first remember developing a passion/love for writing?

DANNIE: Hmm, this is a rather embarrassing question, considering this post is being read by writers who have serious passions for writing. I wish I [...]

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