Member Spotlight: T. Elizabeth Renich

What type of writing do you do? (Books, blogging, articles, genre, audience, etc.) And are you traditionally published or self/indie published? I am the author of the Shadowcreek Chronicles, a four-book series of Civil War novels. The individual titles—Word of Honor, Matter of Trust, Not Without Courage, and Strength and Glory—were traditionally published by Emerald …

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Train Yourself to be a Better Writer – Stephanie Buckwalter

Guest Blog from Stephanie Buckwalter, 11/11 Webinar Speaker Writers write. Good writers read. And I’m not talking about Twitter and your favorite blog. I’m talking about the classics. Read them. Study them. Analyze them. As you learn how the classics are put together, you learn to see the structure of good writing. Here are a …

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November Webinar: 3 Purposes for a Writer’s Website

Presented by Stephanie Buckwalter 3 Purposes for a Writer’s WebsiteFall Webinar, 11/11/20208:00 – 9:00pmZoom Meeting Member Registration in Member Reminder emailClick Here to begin Non-Member registration ($10.00) Your website is more than a blog—much more. Learn the 3 purposes of your writer’s website and how to organize it to meet those purposes. You’ll get a …

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Why I Write Own Voices Stories – Preslaysa Williams

Guest Blog from Preslaysa Williams, 10/31 Quarterly Meeting Speaker Origins and Definition of Own Voices The Own Voices movement began when children’s literature author, Corinne Davis, created a hashtag of the same name. Corinne wanted to emphasize the importance of Own Voices in children’s literature because, despite the rallying cry for diversity in the Kidlit …

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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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Hooking Readers in the Online Sea – Linda J. White, FBI Fiction

Guest Blog from Linda J. White, 9/22 Webinar Speaker Writers upload seventy million new blog posts every month to WordPress. Each has the potential to reach the 409 million readers who regularly access blogs on that platform. That’s just one platform, and one type of online writing. The Internet is truly an ocean of readers …

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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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