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Writing Opportunity: James Stuart Bell’s New Anthology

James Stuart Bell is asking for submissions for his next anthology, Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters 2 The following is a letter from him describing the opportunity along with where to send for detailed guidelines. Dear Contributor, You may recall … Continue reading

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Member Accomplishments, December 2012

This month, Words for the Journey has two, count them two members who have projects up and available for sale! Donna Lee Loomis wrote a piece for the anthology Grandmother, Mother and Me: Memories, Poetry, and Good Food, edited by … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month, Part 2: …Or Not to NaNo

By Chris Richards, Assistant Director In part one, we explored reasons to participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). This blog is about reasons why not NaNo. I’m in the process of moving to another state. This actually didn’t happen … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month, Part 1: To NaNo, . . .

By Chris Richards, Assistant Director It’s almost November and my writing friends and I are talking about NaNoWriMo. For those who don’t know, that stands for National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is a challenge to write a 50,000 word novel … Continue reading

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Faith is Spelled R-I-S-K

Based on a devotional presented by Denise Miller Holmes at Words for the Journey, 2012. Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, “Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh will be restored to you and you … Continue reading

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Summer Devo Contest 2012 Winners!

The winners of the Words for the Journey Summer Devo Contest, 2012 are. . . 1st Prize, Nook Color e-reader, Niki Nowell for A Father’s Voice 2nd Prize, $50 Barnes and Noble gift card, Donna Lee Loomis for Only One … Continue reading

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The Verbal Business Card: What It Is and How to Write One

By Denise Miller Holmes, Director, Words for the Journey Wherever you go, as a writer you need to promote yourself. You will especially need to promote when you are  engaging editors and agents at conferences. ALWAYS be ready to tell … Continue reading

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Flint-Faced

By Michele Cushatt, former WFTJ director “I gave my back to those who strike me, And my cheeks to those who pluck out the beard; I did not cover my face from humiliation and spitting. For the Lord GOD helps … Continue reading

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Marketing Big, Wonderful YOU

Based on a Passive Marketing lesson presented by Denise Miller Holmes, Director, WFTJ You can’t wait to finish your book, right? You don’t know much about marketing, but you assume you’ll figure something out once the book is published. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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What Can I Trust?

By Kay Day Psalm 52:8 But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever. Each New Year I ask God to give me … Continue reading

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