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 […]
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, […]
First Steps: John Bunyan’s Model in Pilgrim’s Progress by Deborah DeCiantis “In media res” – starting “in the middle of things”– is the classic plot opening used in literature from ancient times to today. Bunyan uses both this method plus the biblical model, “in the beginning,” to introduce his protagonist, Christian. Structured as a frame […]
Announcing Write2Ignite Keynote Speakers for September 21-22, 2018! Jenny L. Cote Jenny L. Cote, author of two award-winning series, The Amazing Tales of Max & Liz, and Epic Order of the Seven, will be the featured keynote speaker at Write2Ignite Conference 2018! Cote specializes in adventure fiction with historical content and has just released the first book of her new trilogy, The […]