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, […]

First Steps: The Pilgrim’s Progress Model

Second in W2I 2018 theme series

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 the Keynote Speakers for 2018!

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 Cote specializes in adventure fiction with historical content and has just released the first book of her new trilogy, The […]

Is Your Personality Showing?

by Ava Pennington

It’s been said writers include a bit of themselves in everything they write. If that’s true, how much of your personality appears on the pages of what you write? Teaching on temperament or personality differences has been around for more than 2,000 years. Hippocrates categorized the 4 temperaments as choleric, melancholy, sanguine, and phlegmatic. In […]

Summer Writing Contest!

 Write2Ignite Summer Contest Time

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!