Archive for November, 2010

Humor Writing: Tickling the Funny Bone (Part 2)

So you’ve been waiting all week for this, haven’t you? And it’s no wonder. Janice Hannah Thompson offers some great tips on writing humor. And if there’s one thing this world needs besides Jesus, it’s more laughter. If you  missed part one, which include the first two tips, take a moment to read it here: HUMOR WRITING (part 1)

Now that you’re all caught up, it’s time for tips 3-10.


TIP THREE: Exaggeration: If […]


Meet Member Julie Arduini

FaithWriters member Julie Arduini describes herself as a writer, public speaking and small group facilitator residing in NE Ohio with her husband and two children. Julie’s passion is to encourage audiences to find freedom through surrender. She is practicing what she preaches by surrendering the good, the bad, and—maybe one day—the chocolate. 🙂  I encourage you to check out her blog, THE SURRENDERED SCRIBE at:

Join me as I get to know Julie a little better.

LYNDA: Tell […]


Which Path Would You Choose?

Here’s a fun question for Free-for-All Friday…

If you could select any career path you wanted (besides writer), which road would you choose?


Buy and Sell Your eBooks

Did you know that FaithWriters offers an eBook store? As a reader, you are able to purchase great eBooks on topics like

Biblical studies
Church Administration
Family matters
Women’s Interest

These eBooks start at .99, but most average around $4.95.  To start shopping, set up your FREE Buyer’s Account HERE.

But not only can you purchase Christian ebooks, you are also able to SELL your eBook(s). For a small monthly fee, you can list your eBooks in the FaithWriters sBook store. Once your eBooks are listed, […]

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The Not so Secret Ingredient

The Not So Secret Ingredient

by Julie Arduini

A chili dinner without my favorite ingredient got me thinking about Christianity, Anne Rice, love and woundedness.

I made chili, all excited about pleasing my husband through taste buds and the variety of ways we use the chili (chili dogs, bowls of chili, chili fries, chili hamburgers…) It had been awhile since I had chili fries, so that was my plan.

I opened the bowl and noted that the level didn’t look […]


Humor Writing: Tickling the Funny Bone (Part 1)

For the next two weeks on Tips and Teaching  Tuesday, we have a special treat! Multi published author Janice Hanna Thompson has provided us with an article on humor writing. If you’ve read any of Janice’s books, you know she is a very funny lady! She obviously knows what works and what doesn’t when it comes to writing humor. This week Janice will provide the intro and the first 2 of 10 tips for tickling the […]


Meet Member Karlene Jacobsen

Karlene Jacobsen has been married for 20 years and is the mother of four. She loves to write, read, camp, and spend time with family and friends. She is now an English Lit student at Grand Canyon University with a minor in Christian Studies, and a freelance writer/editor/proofreader. Those of you who attended either of the past two FaithWriters conferences will remember Karlene as the Shuttle Driver to and from the airport. She has a heart of gold […]


A Friday Funny

What about you? Experienced writer’s block lately? If so, how did you break through?


This and That Thursday: Tidbits of FaithWriters news and information

* The Page turner deadline has now passed. Stay tuned for the winners, to be announced on December 1st! Want to enter the 2011 Page Turner contest? Remember, the focus will be FICTION, so put on your creative thinking caps! Complete details and guidelines will be posted in January, but it’s never too early to start planning.

* If you’ve ever wondered how to increase your chances of placing in the Weekly Writing Challenge […]

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Wednesday Word: Flip-Flops Under the Table

Flip-Flops Under the Table

by Beth LaBuff

When we visited Iowa in June, Sherah accidently left her flip-flops (footwear) under the kitchen table. Mom sent her a message saying something to the effect that,

“Sherah, Sherah strong and able,
left her flip-flops under the table.”

We didn’t worry about trying to get the flip-flops since my husband and I were planning to return to Iowa in August. As it turned […]

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