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Writing Challenge Change as of April 2018

In recent months, some of our members have expressed concern that the Writing Challenge may be losing the strength of its faith-based roots. The Challenge has always encouraged wholesome, clean writing from a Christian worldview, with the understanding that there is room for both Christian writers and writers who are Christian. We still believe that; however, we have listened, prayed, and agreed that it’s time to make a change.

For most of our members, the change to the Challenge will have […]

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FaithWriters Going Mobile-Responsive – Pardon Our Dust :)

At the request of members, and to keep up with technology, FaithWriters will soon begin a gradual conversion to a mobile responsive site. Much of the hard work of individual page conversion has already been done on a duplicate site designed for development. We will gradually be replacing the current site pages with pages that will automatically re-size based on your viewing device.

This has been a very large and time consuming project due to the size of the site. As […]

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FW Gathering – We Want Your Input!

Have you heard about our plans for the FaithWriters Gathering this summer down in Georgia (the state – not the country 😉 )?  We are holding it July 15 and 16 in McDonough, Georgia – fellowship, fun, inspiration, and, of course, some writing stuff.

But this isn’t going to be just another writing conference.  Instead, we want you to have hands-on experience with the things you most want to learn or develop. But what are those things? THAT is what we […]

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The Benefits of Platinum and Gold Membership

Did you know that 99% of all FaithWriters members are free (silver) members? We at FaithWriters are thrilled to be able to give writing help to everyone who “comes through our doors,” but many of the services we provide – both to writers and seekers of God – are not free.

For a small price, you can help support FaithWriters’ dual mission of equipping writers and spreading the Gospel (in over 230 countries!). And YOU get benefits as well!

While Silver membership […]

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Entering the Xulon Raffle for a Publishing Package

So, have you popped over to the Xulon Raffle Page since it opened on the first of this month? There are LOTS of ways to enter to receive a chance to win a Xulon Bestseller Package (over $4,000 retail value) – and the 0nly qualification to enter is that you must be a FaithWriters member – anything from a free silver member up to platinum. (You can join FaithWriters here if you haven’t already)

Once you have joined, pop over to […]

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Lots of Little Writing Tips

Many FaithWriters members are familiar with Jan Ackerson, one of the winningest Writing Challenge writers, an editor extraordinaire, and all-around excellent writer.

Have you checked out the lessons she teaches over on the FaithWriters forums? She covers everything from point of view to characterization to dealing with criticism, and much more. And this week’s lesson is not only full of wisdom for writers – but it is a lesson in brevity itself.

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Jan’s post shares bits of writing […]

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Are You Working on a Page Turner?

Most writers feel like they have “a novel in them.” Some have even started writing it, while others just need a bit of a nudge to get those writing juices going. Well, FaithWriters just may have the nudge for you!

If you are a FaithWriters Platinum member, we have an amazing contest – with amazing prizes – that you can enter for free – and you have over seven months to prepare! Enter the Ninth Annual Page Turner Writing Contest, sponsored […]

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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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