Johnese Burtram

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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2019 Summer Webinars / How to Structure Your Book

2019 Summer Webinars with Melanie Rigney Melanie Rigney is the author of three books, including the just-released Woman of Worth: Prayers and Reflections for Women Inspired by the Book of Proverbs (Twenty-third Publications). Earlier in her career, she was the editor of Writer’s Digest magazine, and acquired books for WD, Macmillan Computer Publishing, and Thomson …

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May 2019 Quarterly Meeting

Using Figurative Language to Creatively Develop Narrative Themes with John Jenkins May 4 9:00am – 12:00N Centreville Presbyterian Church Centreville, VA Members: free Non-members: Register Here In the May 2019 Capital Christian Writers Fellowship meeting, we will explore use of figurative language to creatively develop narrative themes. We will look at Shane, by Jack Shaefer …

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