For the next few Mondays, I’ll be introducing you to the contenders for this year’s Writing Challenge Best of the Best. These members are those whose Challenge pieces have taken first place since last July. All of the winning entries will be judged in June for the title of BoB. BoB  walks away with $300 cash! The second and third place winners also receive a cash prize.

I will post the links to all of the winning Challenge entries so you can read them for yourself. Keep in mind that these members may acquire even more #1 entries between now and June.

So without further ado, here are the first two contenders, each with more than one entry in the running.


DEBBIE ROOME – Debbie is happily married with five children and two adorable Jack Russells.    She was born and raised in Africa and moved to New Zealand in 2006. Writing has been her passion   since she was six years old, although it is only recently that she’s been able to concentrate on it.   Debbie also enjoys music and plays piano/keyboard/guitar/bass guitar. She is a regular columnist   at

Visit Debbie’s FaithWriters  profile

Read an Interview with Debbie

Debbie’s entries in the running so far:


MICHELLE ROACH – Michelle  says, “I am the wife of a saint. I am the mother of twin blessings. I am a daughter of the King. I am tired.”

Visit Michelle’s blog, Blissful Torture and check out her writing on her FaithWriters Profile. Also read an in-depth interview with Chely that I conducted for our sister site,

Michelle’s winning entries so  far:

Check back next Monday for two more contenders! For more information on the Faithwriters Writing Challenge and to possibly see your name on the list of contenders, visit the official Challenge Page.

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