April McGowan

2017 June Member News

June Prayer Time   by Eva Gibson Prayer Team Member We come to you, Holy Father, praising You for who You are. You are Almighty God, the Everlasting Father and the King of Kings. You are the Word made flesh, and You dwell within us, our Savior and our Lord. Lord, we have so much, but we are so needy. Therefore …

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2017 May Member News

May Prayer Time by Marion Duckworth Prayer Team Member Where have I shoved writing on my “to do” list, Lord? Is it behind surfing the net and playing online solitaire? I am convinced that You have called me to express my thoughts in written words for others to read. Am I too easily distracted? Spiritually hard of hearing? I know …

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Pitch Perfect

Polish your pitch: get ready for the conference! By Sally Apokedak Good pitches are essential. As an agent, I get excited when I read a great hook because good books with great pitches practically sell themselves. So, what do you need in your pitch? Three things are vital: an interesting, relatable character a desire a conflict A Character You don’t …

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Sensible Writing

by Kay Marshall Strom Years ago—in another life, it seems—I dabbled in writing TV and movie scripts. In some ways it was easier than writing books, because the audience can look at the screen and see what is happening. They hear passion in the actors’ voices, and they too are moved. They feel fear, and it propels the story forward. …

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2017 March Member News

March Prayer Time by Lindy Swanson Prayer Team Coordinator Heavenly Father, We praise You for Your faithfulness, goodness, and unfailing love! Thank You for Your perfect love that casts out fear. We invite You to flood our hearts with an overabundant awareness of Your love to dispel all our fears. Thank You, Jesus, that You and Your Word are our …

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