Author Archives: Michael Ehret

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Industry Review Calls The Betrayal “Nicely Sneaky”

A prerelease review of Jerry B. Jenkins’s The Betrayal in the industry magazine Publisher’s Weekly, calls Jerry “a consummate novelist.” The Betrayal, Book 2 in the Precinct 11 series, releases September 1. Here’s the review: “Jenkins has moved from end …

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Guild Connected Authors Win 2011 Christy Awards

Chris Fabry, member of the Christian Writers Guild’s Editorial Board, and DiAnn Mills, Craftsman course mentor, recently added awards to their writing resumes. Fabry’s Almost Heaven (Tyndale), won the Christy in the Contemporary Standalone category. Fabry said, “Sometimes you find …


Prepare Your Pitch for These Editors and Agents

Start planning your pitch now! Here are the first editors and agents confirmed for Writing for the Soul, February 16-19, 2012.

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Happy Trails, Stephen Bly

Christian Writers Guild mentor and long-time friend Stephen Bly passed away recently after battling prostate cancer for five years. He and his wife Janet Chester Bly have been mentors with the Guild many years, sharing their enthusiasm and knowledge with …

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Check Local Listings…

Guild owner and New York Times bestselling author Jerry B. Jenkins will appear on Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson, Monday and Tuesday, June 20 and 21. Jerry will talk with Dr. Dobson about the importance of protecting your marriage …

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Guild Board Member Fiction Editor of the Year Finalist

David Lambert, editorial director for Somersault Group and a member of the Christian Writers Guild’s Editorial Board, is a finalist for Fiction Editor of the Year, a category in the 2011 Golden Scroll Awards (sponsored by The Advanced Writers & …

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New Publisher for $20,000 Operation First Novel Contest Winner

Worthy Publishing of Brentwood, Tenn., a new company with strong ties to the Christian publishing industry, will publish the Christian Writers Guild’s 2011 Operation First Novel winner. The Guild will announce the results of the contest in February of 2012 …

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Jan Watson Book Featured on Kindle has chosen Still House Pond (Tyndale) for its Summer Reading Kindle promotion. Watson was the Guild’s first Operation First Novel winner in 2004 for Troublesome Creek (a Copper Brown novel). Still House Pond is the fifth book in that …

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Guild Editorial Board Member Wins Award

Chris Fabry’s Almost Heaven named Fiction Book of the Year

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Spring Cleaning Time!

Michael Ehret shares 10 Spring cleaning tips for your writing.