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Crucified for Us

Truly this man was the Son of God!

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Welcome, Kathleen Samuelson

The Christian Writers Guild is pleased to announce the hiring of Kathleen Samuelson as Director of Teaching and Mentoring. Her role will include working on course evaluation and development, serving as a primary source of information for course-related inquiries, recruiting …

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Cyber Monday Super Sale

One day only: Monday, December 2. Shop from home on Monday, December 2, at the Christian Writers Guild online store and save big on three select items. 1. Jerry B. Jenkins’s latest hardcover bestselling novel, I Saul. Regularly priced at …

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A Way with Word Formatting Webinar Handouts

Want the session outline and handouts for the November 19 “A Way with Word webinar? Email, and he’ll send you the two .pdf documents. Please mark the subject line “Formatting Webinar handouts.”

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Get Answers to Your Formatting Questions

Have questions about professional manuscript formatting? Submit your questions to CWG Editor-in-Chief Andy Scheer by Monday, November 18, and he’ll answer as many of them as possible in the Tuesday evening “A Way With Word” webinar. Send your question to: …

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November 19 Webinar: A Way with Word

Our next webinar, on Tuesday, November 19, with Andy Scheer is: “A Way with Word: Manuscript Formatting Shortcuts.” Discover easy ways to dress your manuscript for success. Learn to set up a document so it automatically uses correct professional formatting. …

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Operation First Novel Judging

The first panel of judges has finished its screening of entries received by September 9. The top twenty novels have gone to the second-round judges, who will select up to ten semifinalists by the end of November. Look for the …

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Guild Office Relocating

The Christian Writers Guild and Believers Press staff are preparing to relocate on Monday, November 11, to a more suitable office in Colorado Springs. The new address will be 5585 Erindale Drive, Suite 200, Colorado Springs  CO 80918. Phone and …

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Welcome to October

Here is your WordSmith newsletter. Have you had recent publishing success that you’d like to share with your fellow Guild members? Send your writing news (with a recent color portrait photo as an attached .jpg file) to We appreciate …

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October 16 Webinar: Thick-Skinned Fiction Clinic with Jerry B. Jenkins

This webinar is one of the Christian Writers Guild’s most popular presentations. Jerry evaluates the first page of each of six randomly selected fiction samples and shows you: the details editors always notice how he would edit each sample what …