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Member Shout-Outs for April

It’s time to give a cheer for these awesome FaithWriters’ members and their writing accomplishments!

CRAIG DRESSLER‘s short Christian historical novel, Standing Elk, is now available. CONGRATS!

A church in Arizona chose LILLIAN RHODES‘ book, When Youth Fades: Don’t Wither on the Vine – How To Celebrate Life after 60 for a nine week course in their Life and Character Study Curriculum. EXCITING!

NANNETTE TRON’s poem, Matt Like Lightening, was published in the Stars From The Hearts Poetry Book. SUPER!

FRANK CREED just signed [...]

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Member Shout-Outs for February

It’s time to give a cheer for these awesome FaithWriters’ members and their writing accomplishments!

Kelvin Fowler took second place in the 2012 Robert Burns Poetry Competition of New Zealand. WONDERFUL!

Matthew Miller‘s short novel, Shadow of the Master, written with his late mother, is now published. SUPER!

David I. Good‘s eBook, Captivated By the Heart of God: 40 Daily Devotionals From the Life of a Worship Leader, is now available from Kindle Direct Publishers. EXCITING!

Debbie Button‘s story, “Learning to be Myself,” [...]

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Member Shout-Outs for January

It’s time to give a cheer for these awesome FaithWriters’ members and their writing accomplishments!

STEVE W. FITSCHEN had an op-ed piece published in the Washington Times. CONGRATULATIONS!

ANNIE KEYS had a story chosen for publication in Write Integrity Press’s upcoming book, “Lessons From The Heart.” WOOWOO!!

LAURIE GLASS was interviewed on The Christian Authors Show about her book, “Journey to Freedom from Eating Disorders.” SUPER!!

RACHEL BURKUM‘s latest book, “Smatterings of an Analytical Loner” – a collection of short stories, poems, and devotional-style [...]

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Meet Page Turner Runner-Up Ann Grover

If you missed them, be sure to stop by and read the interviews with winner Dee Yoder and other runner up Sydney Avey.

Ann Grover is a wonderful writer (one of my personal favorites at FaithWriters!). A Writing Challenge regular, she has received many ECs, and was 2010′s Best of the Best, as well as placing second and third in earlier years in that contest. And NOW, her novel, “Prairie” is highly commended in the 2011 Page Turner contest.

Read on, and get [...]

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Meet Page Turner Runner-Up Sydney Avey

Check out Page Turner winner Dee Yoder’s interview here.

I hope you enjoyed Dee’s interview last week (link above). Well, she was not the only person recognized in the 2011 Page Turner Fiction contest. Read below as you learn a bit more about one of two highly commended winners – Sydney Avey. And heeere’s Sydney!

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

SYDNEY: I began writing poetry in the third grade. My teacher sent my poems into the Palo [...]

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Meet Page Turner Winner Dee Yoder!

I’m so excited to introduce my dear, dear friend, Dee Yoder, the winner of the 2011 Page Turner Contest. Read on to find out about her excitement about this win, what an amazing year 2011 was for her in the writing front, and her wonderful family.

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

DEE: As most writers will say, I was a child when I wrote my first “book.” I also drew many pictures to go along with [...]

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Member Shout-Outs: November

Check out this post to enter a drawing to win a copy of Mind Over Madi by Lynda Schab. Drawing will be November 30 – enter before November 29 at midnight ET!

It’s time to give a cheer for these awesome FaithWriters’ members and their writing accomplishments!

Shawn Lamb‘s first Christian historical fiction, The Hugeunot Sword, released earlier this month. Plus, he was invited to participate in the National Bible Bee and Family Discipleship Conference in Nashville, TN. CONGRATS!

Pam Ford Davis has [...]

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Mind over Madi – Includes Giveaway!

I’m so excited to be able to be a part of this special time in a fellow FWer’s life. Our own Lynda Lee Schab, former blogger here at the FW blog and FaithWriters’ worker extraordinaire, had her debut novel, Mind Over Madi, release from Oak Tara Publishing last week.

And Lynda has agreed to make a stop here for her month-long blog tour AND give away a copy of Mind Over Madi to one commenter. So here’s some info on her [...]

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Member ShoutOuts – October

Lots of wonderful accomplishments this month. Thanks for sharing them with me, so I can share them with our blog readers.

Anne Warden had a nursing article called “Can I Lose My Compassion?” accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of American Nurse Today, the journal of the American Nurses Association. AWESOME!

Julie Arduini is now part of the Christians Read blogging team. The blog is a place where authors come together to share their love of reading, the writing [...]

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Member Spotlight: Tim “BusBoss” Chezum

Though his name may not be familiar to some of the “newbies” here at FaithWriters, today’s member spotlight is, I’m sure familiar to many. I remember “the BusBoss” as one of the first people I met on the FaithWriters boards back when I was a newbie five plus years ago, and he’s still around (here and there) today.

And  so, without further ado, Tim Chezum!

JOANNE: Tim, tell us a bit about yourself.

TIM: I’m really kind of a shy and private [...]

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