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Free Reads for Reviews Member Award Program Ending Soon!

Need a good book to read? Want to help out some up and coming authors? Want a chance to win a cash prize? FaithWriters members have a great opportunity to do all of these things – but time is running out (for the cash prize, anyway).

Do you know what one of the most valuable things is to published authors these days? What can boost sales and get more recognition in the world of books?

Book reviews – that’s what. With the […]

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New Blogging Contest – What’s In Your Pocket?

FaithWriters has s new blogging contest going on right now,  and winners can get paid writing assignments or a free one-year Gold membership. The current contest is for the Pocket Testament League, a 120+-year-old organization whose their main focus is leading people to a saving knowledge of Christ and equipping others to do the same.

To enter the contest, you need to write a 750-word-or-less promotional review of their site/ministry whose goal is to encourage readers to click on the links […]

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THREE DAYS until Page Turner Deadline

Procrastinators – it’s time to stop putting your polishing off – the deadline to submit your entry for FaithWriters’ Fiction Page Turner contest is literally just around the corner. On Thursday night, October 31 at 11:59 ET, submissions for FaithWriters’ biggest contest will close. Don’t delay – there won’t be another opportunity to enter fiction until 2015!

For the unfamiliar, Page Turner is a novel-length manuscript contest – but you don’t need the whole novel! All you need to do is […]

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Christian Book Blog Contest Deadline Approaching!

Did you know you only have JUST UNDER TWO WEEKS to enter the current FaithWriters blog contest?  The deadline for the current contest, Christian Books, is a week from this coming Monday! That’s right – on Sept 10, 2013 at  midnght Eastern Time, the contest will close. And this contest can benefit just about EVERY member – not just the winners (who will get great prizes, by the way).

The current blogging contest is meant to promote the FaithWriters bookstore, a […]

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Two Weeks To Enter Nonfiction Page Turner

That’s right – the deadline to enter the first chapter of your nonfiction work to FaithWriters’ premiere first chapter contest is exactly fourteen days from today! But that doesn’t mean it’s too late to finish, or even start!

So, if you’ve got a half-written manuscript gathering dust in the bottom of your wardrobe, or have had an idea for a non-fiction book brewing in the back of your mind for years, this contest is just the spur you need […]

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Writing Challenge and Ebook Store News

A couple fairly big changes are happening at FaithWriters – changes that will help ALL members improve their writing and get it out to a wider audience.


First, the Writing Challenge, one of the most loved aspects of FaithWriters. Currently, only paying members of FaithWriters (gold and platinum members) are able to enter the challenge. Well, no more. Starting with the next challenge quarter, which begins October 4, Silver members will be able to enter the first topic of each […]

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Exciting Writing Challenge Changes – and More!

The FaithWriters Writing Challenge has, for years, been a mainstay of FaithWriters. The opportunity to grow in your writing, develop friendships among the writers, write to a topic and deadline, and more have long made it a favorite of FWers. And the cash prize for Best of the Best certainly wasn’t a deterrent either.

Well, starting when the challenge starts again this Thursday, April 5 after its break, there will be even more incentive.

Starting with the first topic for the upcoming […]


The Writing Challenge in 2012

Those of you who are challenge devotees probably noticed that we had a no-challenge week this past week that we weren’t expecting. But never fear, the Writing Challenge will be back tomorrow with a new topic.

A lot of people were struggling with the computer-related topics, and because of this, that theme has been cut short. Starting tomorrow, the challenge will be back (with non-tech topics), but with a WEEKLY format, as it used to be, rather than a two-week opportunity. […]


Announcing the 2011 Page Turner Winners!

And now, what we’ve all been waiting for. Out of EIGHTY ONE entries, a winner and two runners up have been announced!

The winner of the 2011 FaithWriters/Finesse Fiction Page Turner is

The Powerful Odor of Mendacity by DEE YODER

Congrats, DEE! Enjoy your prize of:

A  cash prize of $800.

Free editing of their manuscript (up to 300 pages).

Free publicity and marketing of their book on all FaithWriters’ sites for twelve months following publication.

A special Page Turner Champion award plaque.



A Good Day To Be Born (and Mind Over Madi winner!)

Well, it’s time to pick a winner of our very own Lynda Lee Schab’s debut novel, Mind Over Madi. (Click here for the interview/info on the book) Thanks to all who entered (14 of you!). Using, I selected one winner. And that person is:


DEBBIE, drop me an email ( with your snail mail address, and I’ll get it off to Lynda, who will send the book to YOU! (Didn’t win? You can still pick up a copy of […]

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