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How Do You Define “Member” of Words for the Journey?

Since we restructured Words for the Journey, there are questions about how I as director now define membership. Originally, a member was someone who paid yearly dues. Starting in January 2014, dues are dead. We meet at Starbucks and everything … Continue reading

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Member Accomplishments June 2014

Here are several members who’ve recently moved ahead in their writing journey: Member Kim Stewart started a new blog called Wholly Words. Go check it out! Carrie O’Toole, life coach extraordinaire, published a book this month called Relinquished: When Love … Continue reading

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Announcing The 2014 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest

Greetings, The annual Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award (ABNA) contest, which seeks great new voices in popular fiction, will open to submissions on Sunday, February 16, 2014. Amazon Publishing is pleased to announce that one Grand Prize winner will receive a publishing … Continue reading

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Member Accomplishment, December 2013

Member Krystal Marusin launched a blog! It is entitled Krystal Marusin: HisStory Transforms Lives.  Go check it out!

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We’re Revving Up for January 14th!

Oh my cow! It’s been a long hiatus, but the new Words for the Journey starts on January 14th, 2014 (a night meeting). Our new format consists of two W.I.S.E Coffees a month, an evening coffee and a morning coffee. … Continue reading

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The Webinars At this point in time, I plan to only do 4 webinars in 2014. Although the coffees are free, the Webinars will cost anywhere from 10-15 dollars. I haven’t decided. I also intend to occasionally throw in a … Continue reading

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I will hold the coffees on the 2nd and last Tuesdays of the month. And, because I will be an attendee of Mile High Scribes, and many of you will be as well, I am making the 2nd Tuesday of … Continue reading

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On November 12th, I made a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT to the group about WFTJ’s restructuring. This is the intro: I am sure you’ve all been wondering what the big secret is that I’ve waited to tell you. This is a secret … Continue reading

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Word Count: It Matters!

On August 27, 2013, Words for the Journey had a Fall Kickoff Event and we had a blast! Assistant Director Chris Richards led us in a game that was both informative and fun. One of the things we learned was … Continue reading

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Finish Your Writing Projects: Make a Plan!

By Denise Miller Holmes, Director, Words for the Journey I had an epiphany over the summer: I was tired of not finishing my projects, and I was lamenting my blogs that lay derelict along the roadside.   How could I … Continue reading

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