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CCWF in October

Call for Submissions Prayer for Writers a handbook of prayers for your writing life Publishing project for 2020 A Member Project Submissions open on  Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Participate in a Write In: (for those who draw inspiration from writing and feed back in a group) Tuesday, 10/8                 10:00AM – 12:00N at the home …

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Book Review

The Copywriter’s Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Copy that Sells, Robert W. Bly / A Book Review

Bly Writes to Sell, Part 1 Robert W. Bly. 2005. The Copywriter’s Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Copy that Sells. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin. At the heart of the Gospel is a tough sell: give up your sinful desires and surrender your life to God. In my work at T2Pneuma Publishers LLC, I …

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Guest Blog: Sarah Bolme, Prepare to Publish Conference Speaker

Sarah Bolme is the Director of Christian Indie Publishers Association. Through this organization Sarah provides assistance to small publishers and independently published authors marketing books to the Christian marketplace. Sarah is also the author of the award-winning book Your Guide to Marketing Books in the Christian Marketplace. The fourth edition will be released in February 2019.Have   …

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Guest Blog: Cindi McMenamin, Prepare to Publish Conference Speaker

Cindi McMenamin is a national speaker, the author of 17 books (all from Harvest House Publishers), and a certified writing coach who has been helping aspiring writers become published authors for more than 15 years. Cindi will be presenting a workshop on “Presenting Yourself as an Author and Speaker” at the CCWF Conference and will …

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Fall 2019 Webinars

September 19, 2019, 8 p.m. Eastern Character Arc as a Vehicle of Hope Join author Jim Wilson as he discusses how stories—fiction or nonfiction—are about people growing or declining as they respond to challenging events. People are the subject; events the predicate. Writing is a process of discovery, not make believe—whether fiction or nonfiction. Writing …

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Book Review

Platform: Get Noticed in Noisy World, Michael Hyatt / A Book Review

  Hyatt’s Platform Stands Solid; Gets Noticed Michael Hyatt.  2012.  Platform:  Get Noticed in Noisy World.   Nashville:  Thomas Nelson. My introduction this fall to social media evokes memories of my experience with survival camping as a Boy Scout. Survival camping tested your skill with the equipment, with problematic colleagues, and with hiking through rugged terrain. …

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August CCWF 2019 Quarterly Meeting / Writing Clinic

  CCWF Writing Clinic Exploring Peer Critique August 10, 2019 9:00am – 12:00N Centreville Presbyterian Church Centreville, VA Members: free Non-members: Register Here Join CCWF   Discover the value of peer feedback for your writing. The good outcome of the common shared critique of our writing is expressed in writer quotes, purpose statements and expressed …

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