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Quarterly Meeting 10/31/2020 with…

Preslaysa Williams “Writing for Change” October 31, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Venue TBA From abortion to Black Lives Matter, Christian writers should be on the forefront of writing for change. But how do we tackle sensitive—and sometimes charged—social issues in a way that will honor Christ and get our message across to readers? Join award-winning …

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Book Review

Your Guide to Marketing Books in the Christian Marketplace, Sarah Bolme / Book Review

Review byStephen W. Hiemstra Bolme Guides Authors in Christian Marketing Sarah Bolme. 2014. Your Guide to Marketing Books in the Christian Marketplace.  Charlotte: Crest Publications. Review by Stephen W. Hiemstra One surprise when you become an author is how hard it is to sell books. This comes as a surprise because most authors are also avid …

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Member Spotlight: Sarah Hamaker

What type of writing do you do? (Books, blogging, articles, genre, audience, etc.) And are you traditionally published or self/indie published? Sarah: As a professional freelance writer, I’m always writing! Over the years, I’ve written hundreds of articles and blogs for national trade associations. Currently, wearing my freelance writer hat, I write magazine articles and …

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Book Review

The Last Fifty Pages: The Art and Craft of Unforgettable Endings, James Scott Bell / A Book Review

Bell Writes Finishing Well James Scott Bell. 2019. The Last Fifty Pages: The Art and Craft of Unforgettable Endings. Woodland Hills, CA: Compendium Press. The hardest part of ending a post or book is to end gracefully. It is generally good to offer a chiastic return to your opening comments or to highlight the theme …

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Summer Quarterly Meeting with Tamela Hancock Murray, Literary Agent

An Agent’s Perspective On Today’s Publishing World August 15, 20209:30am – 12:00NZoom MeetingFree to members – Click here to Register$15.00 Non-members – Click here to RegisterJoin Now What does an agent thinks about today’s publishing world? Come hear Tamela Hancock Murray of The Steve Laube Agency as she shares her thoughts and takes your questions. …

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