Guild News


Relive Writing for the Soul 2012: Audio Recordings Now Available

Are the insights you gained from the Writing for the Soul conference still fresh?


Historical Wins Novel Contest, $20,000

Peter’s story presents a piece of history readers will be eager to learn more about.


Operation First Novel Finalists

Five of the 10 Operation First Novel semifinalists have been named finalists.


Operation First Novel Semifinalists

Meet the 10 semifinalists for Operation First Novel 2011


CWG Authors Shine in 2011

Authors connected to the Guild recognized for excellence.

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Jerry B. Jenkins Signs Deal With Worthy Publishing

Christian Writers Guild owner and New York Times best-selling author Jerry B. Jenkins has signed a six-book contract with Worthy Publishing, sponsor of the Guild’s Operation First Novel contest. “I’ve known Byron (Williamson) for many years and have great respect …


Two More Reasons to Come to Writing for the Soul

Another editor and agent have confirmed they will attend our Writing for the Soul conference.

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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 …

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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 …