Kick Out Clichés

by Ava Pennington

We hear them so frequently that we’re often oblivious to their presence. But if we want our writing to make an impact in this day and age, in the final analysis, we must think outside the box and avoid clichés like the plague or our writing will be behind the eight ball! What are clichés? Once […]

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Pilgrim’s Progress theme Part III

The Learning Curve Becomes the Teachable Moment

Write2Ignite Conference 2018 theme series – by Deborah S. DeCiantis  Following his escape from the Slough of Despond, Christian meets Mr. Worldly-Wiseman, who convinces him that an easier way to get rid of his burden is to turn aside from the path to the Wicket Gate and instead climb the hill to meet Legality and […]

Last week to enter the W2I Summer writing contest!

Write2Ignite Conference for Christian Writers of Literature for Children and Young Adults

There’s still time to entire the Write2Ignite Summer Story Contest!

Theme: Humor with a point​

Age range: write story for ages 8-12

Word limit: 500 words, so make ’em count!

Deadline: September 15; winner announced by September 30

Additional guidelines: Write a story as if you were writing for a children’s Christian magazine. We’re looking for humor with a message, but the tone should not be preachy. Problems (if any) should be solved by the children in the story. The maximum word count is 500.

If your story is shorter than that, we’ll accept it, but stories longer than 500 words will be disqualified.

Send your story, with $10.00 application fee, to Cathy Biggerstaff, 410 Aydlotte Rd., Rutherfordton, N.C., 28139.

The winning story writer will receive a free Two-for-One critique and 2018 Conference admission!  www.write2ignite.com

Author Interviews II: Laurie Gifford Adams shares on self-publishing

Second in the W2I series on authors' self-publishing experiences by Deborah DeCiantis

Laurie Gifford Adams began writing young adult novels during her career as an educator. Adams is the author of Finding Atticus, www.RUindanger, Over the Edge, and Before I Knew. A former Prattsburg (NY) High School schoolmate of W2I Team member Darcy Hendrick, Adams has agreed to share her self-publishing experiences for our informational series of […]

Author Interviews: Gail Cartee Shares Self-Publishing Experiences

W2I series on Self-Publishing by Deborah DeCiantis

Self-publishing: Writers Share Their Experiences More writers are choosing self-publishing to deliver their books to readers, whether print or online. Write2Ignite is reaching out to several authors, to ask about their decisions, experiences, and tips for other writers considering whether to pursue self-publishing for their projects. Tsali – Self-published book by Gail Wofford CarteeToday’s author, […]