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Writing Prayers

Guest Blog from Stephen W. Hiemstra In prayer, we communicate with God. The form and expectations of our prayer is shaped by our theology. In fact, I have found prayer to be the most theological written form. Theological Variants Prayer takes many forms. I have a neighbor who believes prayer is primarily happy talk that …

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Be BOLD: Bridging the Gap with “Edgy” Christian Fiction

Guest Blog Michele Chynoweth Writer’s Questions Panel, 2/6/2021 (CCWF Quarterly Meeting) Are you a writer who desires to serve God yet also wants to write a novel that’s down-to-earth, edgy, racy, raw…REAL? But are you concerned that it may not fit in either the Christian or secular worlds? Have you been told (as I was …

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The HIDDEN NEED – Perhaps the Most Important Part of Your Story

Guest Blog, Amy Deardon, Webinar Speaker 1/6/2021 Hi Everyone! I’m really looking forward to e-meeting you at Capital Christian Writers Fellowship where I’ll be talking January 6th on how to become happily self-published. Today, though, since I was graciously invited to blog as an introduction and I don’t want to repeat myself in a few …

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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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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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