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Announcing the Winners of Our Second Annual Poetry Contest

Announcing the Winners of Our Second Annual Poetry Contest

Thanks to everyone who courageously shared their work with us! We received entries that were whimsical as well as touching, in a wide range of styles and lengths. After many hours of reading and rating each poem, Daeus and Cindy made their decisions. The results were close, because they saw potential in several of the pieces, and we hope that will encourage you to compete in future contests.

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Three New Directions for Story Embers

Three New Directions for Story Embers

Two and a half years ago, we founded Story Embers with the goal to train Christian writers to not only be strong in their faith but also in their craft. Over time, God gave us better clarity about who we are as a team, what kind of projects we should be pouring our energy into, and where we need to go to equip as many writers as possible. Here’s how we’re changing our strategies.

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Announcing the Winners of Our Third Annual Short Story Contest

Announcing the Winners of Our Third Annual Short Story Contest

Thanks to everyone who bravely embraced the challenge of this competition! We received a wide variety of entries, and this year we have the privilege of showcasing stories in two genres we’ve never published before. Our judging rounds were also more intense than usual because a few of our top picks were nearly head-to-head. So please join us in showering the victors with accolades and confetti! They’ve earned it.

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Announcing the Winners of Our First Poetry Contest

Announcing the Winners of Our First Poetry Contest

Thanks to everyone who courageously shared their work with us! We received entries that were whimsical as well as touching, in a wide range of styles and lengths. After many hours of reading and rating each poem, Daeus and Cindy made their decisions. The results were close, because they saw potential in several of the pieces, and we hope that will encourage you to compete in future contests.

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Announcing the Winners of Our Second Annual Short Story Contest

Announcing the Winners of Our Second Annual Short Story Contest

Thanks to everyone who bravely embraced the challenge of this competition! We received entries spanning a multitude of genres—from historical fiction to romance to suspense—but fantasy was by far the most popular. After many hours of reading, sorting, and discussing, Josiah and I chose our finalists. The results were close, because we saw promise in several of the stories, and we hope that will encourage you to participate in future contests.

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Enter Our First Poetry Contest!

Enter Our First Poetry Contest!

Do joy and sorrow stir your heart into creative flame, and then an empty page calls your name? Are you courageous and clever, willing to try writing the best poem ever? If so, you’re in for a treat, because you now have a chance to compete.

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Become a Writer for Story Embers!

Become a Writer for Story Embers!

How would you like to join the Story Embers team and help us in our mission to guide and inspire Christian storytellers? Opportunities await, because we’re looking for more writers to produce quality content for our website.

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Announcing Our Free New Video Course

Announcing Our Free New Video Course

Last summer at our annual staff retreat, we ran into a dilemma. Many people want to become published authors. But that dream gets buried under rejections, discouragement, and life’s responsibilities. So they give up. Since we desire to help Christian storytellers excel, this presented a challenge: Why do writers quit? And how can we empower them to continue pursuing their goals?

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