Tackling the Small Stuff

By Sarah Hamaker, CCWF president I’m a details person, which translated well into my chosen profession of writer and editor. I notice things like misplaced commas, wrong usage of apostrophes (don’t get me started on how years can’t be possessive!) and subject/verb disagreement. It used to drive me crazy when I encountered grammatical or word …

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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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Tuesday, April, 9: You have an idea for a fiction or nonfiction book…now what?

You have an idea for a fiction or nonfiction book…now what? with Lisa Crayton* Webinar April 9, 2019 8:00 – 9:00 pm, Eastern Register Now The world of book publishing opens up when writers develop their ideas into well-written nonfiction or fiction manuscripts. Yet, developing those ideas sometimes seems like an insurmountable task. It’s not! …

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What To Do About Slime

By Sarah Hamaker, CCWF president Remember that old Nickelodeon TV awards show for kids where someone got slime poured over his head? That image of the green, gooey stuff cascading out of a giant bucket onto someone’s head came to mind when I read a snarky online comment about me. The person knew nothing about …

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