COTT: Vote for New Releases

S While we tally the scores for the 2014 Olympia, Clash of the Titles’s annual contest for pre-published writers, have a look at these spectacular new releases, hand-picked just for you. After you’ve chosen your favorite, let us know which it is by casting your vote in the survey box below.   We wish our contestants all the best! Mandy will risk everything to protect her guests and her ranch.…

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The Writing Sisters: Surrender and The Shepherd’s Song

According to Merriam-Webster surrender means:  to agree to stop fighting, hiding, resisting, etc., because you know that you will not win or succeed. : to give the control or use of (something) to someone else.   Somewhere, somehow one morning in Madison Georgia as we met to discuss our next writing project we faced a moment of surrender.  Not a waving the white flag kind of moment put a sinking…

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Book Review: The Shepherd’s Song by Betsy Duffey and Laurie Myers

It’s a pleasure to introduce you to The Writing Sisters, Betsy Duffey and Laurie Myers. Not only is their video the book trailer of the week on my right sidebar, but their first adult book, The Shepherd’s Song: A Story of Second Chances, releases today. Book Description: Shortly before suffering a tragic car accident, Kate McConnell wrote the simple but powerful words of Psalm 23 on a piece of paper…

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Saturday Confession: Thankful Series Wrap-Up

I can’t believe November is over. It was fast for me. While you read the thankful posts, I cranked out over 13K for my rough draft,  To Be Determined and revised a chapter or two with Untangled. Oh, and then there was the wrist pain I didn’t count on. So far they think that’s tendinitis. See? With things like that, the month goes fast. And if you’re like me, when…

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A Writer’s Thanks by Betsy Duffey and Laurie Myers

I thank my God every time I remember you. Philippians 1:3 The table is set, a feast is prepared.  Empty seats wait for guests.  If we could give a feast of gratitude and fill the seats with those to whom we owe thanks, who would we invite? As writers we need to remember that our ability, creativity, and the practice of our craft has been shaped and molded by others. As…

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