Author Sandy Carlson was born in Michigan, lived in six other states, and now resides in Michigan again. A former elementary teacher, Carlson is a blogger and a long-time member of SCBWI. She is published in magazines, e-zines, newspapers, and anthologies, in addition to being the author of historical fiction, fantasy, and nonfiction books. Today, […]
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
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 […]