Monday, August 31, 2009


The Upstate S.C. American Christian Writers Chapter is sponsoring a writing contest in conjunction with their Carolina Christian Writers' Workshop which will feature a faculty of fourteen and be held Friday evening and Saturday, Oct. 23-24, 2009, at North Anderson Baptist Church, Anderson, South Carolina. The deadline to enter the contest by email is September 15. You must be registered for the workshop to enter. Entries will receive a detailed critique of their work as well as be entered in the contest for that category.

Contest categories include: Articles - critiqued by Larry Leech, author of over 2,000 articles;
Novella/Novel - critiqued by Yvonne Lehman, author of 46 romance novels; Non-Fiction Book proposal - critiqued by Linda Gilden, author of the popular Love Notes series; Poetry -
Critiqued by Dr. Bonnie Harvey, author of 22 books and professor at Kennesaw State University;
Children's books - critiqued by Dr. Bonnie Harvey.

Anyone interested in writing is invited to register for the workshop and enter the contest. Prizes will be awarded on October 24. For a detailed workshop and contest brochure, email Elva Martin, Workshop Director at or check the web site: or call Elva Martin at 864/226-7024. Students and early bird registrations will receive a discounted tuition.

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