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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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Birthing A Book

Whether you self-publish or go with traditional publishing, there are three distinct, sometimes overlapping processes in getting your book out there: Writing Publishing Marketing The internet has made getting your writing out there as easy as typing up your thoughts, posting them on a blog or social media, then telling your friends about it or …

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Marketing Your Book: 3/19 Webinar with David Winters

Marketing Your Book: from Idea through Publication to Backlist Webinar March 19, 2019 8:00 – 9:00pm, Eastern Register Now   David Winters’, Marketing Your Book: from Idea through Publication to Backlist will give a fast-paced look at the author’s role in promoting and marketing books. This webinar will cover an extensive timeline of activities before, …

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CCWF Launched 2/9/2019

Launch Day Report The day dawned bright and crisp. As I journeyed north from Central Virginia to Centreville, the temperature began to drop. Arriving at Centreville Presbyterian Church, the breeze made unloading our meeting supplies a freezy endeavor. Two weeks ago we launched Capital Christian Writers Fellowship. We were delighted to welcome a diverse group …

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Notable for 2019

Current Trends for Writers Trends for Readers Bookworms rack up over 700 hours of reading a year – the equivalent of 30 full days. 86 percent (2018 survey/2000 Americans) feel they make a conscious effort to read in some way every day. Tallying up reading times across books, ebooks, newspaper articles and reading websites, the …

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