Sending out a Christian Wave upon a Secular Sea

Approaching Fast – The 2014 Catch the Wave Writing Conference

Catch the Wave Writing ConferenceThe 2014 Catch The Wave Writing Conference is in full swing! Sign up today for great in-depth writing instruction, tips, and coaching with major authors and agents.

The conference is set for August 14-16 at Mount Paran North Church, 1700 Allgood Rd, Marietta, GA 30062

The Catch The Wave conference has the best of all worlds for a Christian writing conference. Strong teaching and workshops from leaders in the industry, convenient suburban Atlanta location, and a reasonable price!

The price of the conference includes meals, keynote speakers, and workshops. Optional lodging is nearby. Visit our conference page for more details. Sign up today!

Short Story Fiction Contest

Submit your entry before July 1st for the 2014 Catch the Wave Writing Conference Short Story Contest!

Visit the Short Story Page for more details and to download the guidelines for submission.

Coming Up: Meetings that will a-MAY-ze you

Past Event……………..Meet, Greet, and Critique, May 5

First Monday attendees enjoy a brief business meeting followed by lots of newsy updates –including the latest on the upcoming Catch the Wave Writers Conference in August. After the mid-meeting refreshment break, critiques groups will meet.

May 19… Guest Speaker, Author Beth “I’m A Purple” Fine,Beth Fine - Guest Speaker 5-19

Author Beth Fine has long been a writer of plays, music, verses, and stories. Her popular youth adventure/mystery series continues to pique interest. You can find out more about Beth on Google+, Twitter, Facebook and her personal Personal Blog. Come hear Beth share about her writing journey. Visitors always welcome. Free to all and lots of good refreshments/snacks.

For more details including meeting times and map, see “Meetings” tab above.

 

Meet the Author Monday, April 21

You are invited to the Monday, April 21, meeting of CAG in Woodstock, GA to hear guest speaker/author Gordon Lawrence.

Gordon Lawrence is the author of Great Men Bow Down – 150 one-page profiles of
great men throughout western culture who have honored God.  Gordon
is the President of Lawrence Design Group, Architects in Lawrenceville, and is a
former pastor, educator and Associate Director for the North American Mission
Board.

Picture1author Gordon lawrenceHis new book is generating quite a buzz amongst Christians. For meeting directions see “Meetings” tab on this website.

See link below for a review of his new book: http://www.amazon.com/review/R1KF79XTVF4BKM/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm?ie=UTF8&ASIN=0983082308

 

Happy Birthday CAG!!!

CAG 8th birthday cakeJoin members and visitors Monday, April 7, at 7pm, at Prayer and Praise Christian Fellowship for a special meeting of the Christian Authors Guild as they celebrate their 14th year as north Georgia’s premiere Christian writers group. After a brief business meeting, attendees will enjoy special “mini” presentations by member authors/speakers Cynthia Simmons aRelief Notes covernd Bryan Powell. Also, opportunity to re-order CAG’s new anthology Relief Notes for a deep discounted price will be given attendees. The new release nearly sold out at the recent Coffee & Quill “Mini” Conference. For detail directions, click on the meetings tab above.

 

Coming Soon: Coffee & Quill

Coffee and Quill Flyer 2014Coffee and Quill Flyer 2014 (Copy)What better way to usher in the new season of renewal than by attending the 8th annual Coffee & Quill “mini” conference for aspiring writers. This special Saturday morning meeting allows attendees a glimpse of what the Christian Authors Guild is all about. Experience an inspirational, entertaining, and encouraging morning of instruction from two great speakers as you learn more about the writing opportunities, fellowship, and fun found in CAG membership.  Book tables, door prizes, gift “goody bags”, and a breakfast buffet abound and are included in the FREE adamission!

Coffee and Quill Flyer 2014

Coffee and Quill Flyer 2014The 2014 Coffee & Quill special meeting is set for Saturday, March 22 from 8:30 AM – Noon, with the breakfast buffet at 8:30. The  C & Q is held at Prayer & Praise Christian Fellowship,   6409 Bells Ferry Rd, Woodstock · (770) 928-2795. For directions and map, see the CAG website at www.christianauthorsguild.org

2014 Coffee & Quill

A special Saturday morning meeting “mini conference” is set for March 22 from 8:30 am- noon for breakfast goodies followed by two top-notch inpirational speakers bound to encourage aspiring writers. For more info please see the Coffee & Quill tab under our CAG website at www.christianauthorsguild.org

Meet, Greet, Critique

Aspiring Christian writers are set to meet on March 3, 7 pm, at Prayer and Praise Christian Fellowship in Woodstock. This monthly meeting is open to visitors and refreshments are served.  For more information about the Christian Authors Guild, please contact www.christianauthorsguild.org

CAG to meet
CAG to meet

 

 

Dillard to Dazzle Writers

Pastor DillardPlease plan to attend the February 17 meeeting of the Christian Authors Guild with guest speaker/author George Dillard.

Dr. Dillard, Senior Pastor of Peachtree City Christian Church also just happens to be the Chairman of the Board of Actors, Models, and Talent for Christ and has a passion for the mission field.

Dillard is also the author of Seven Things That God Desires For Us and The Big Mission. He has been the guest pastor of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Georgia Legislature.

This free meeting is open to all and refreshments are served.  The meeting begins at 7 pm. For directions to the meeting venue, see the CAG website  http://www.christianauthorsguild.org

 

 

Fine February Meetings

February is a busy meeting month for the Christian Authors Guild. With so many aspiring writers trying their writing wings (and pens) this New Year, each CAG meeting radiates inspiration and encouragement to all attendees. Open to all.

February 3: Meet, Greet, Critique

General Business Meeting including project updates, new group book launch plans, critique groups and much more. Visitors always welcomed.

February 17: Guest Speaker

Pastor DillardGeorge Dillard – Sr. Pastor, Peachtree City Christian Church
(Chairman of the Board of Actors, Models & Talent for Christ)

With a Doctorate of Philosophy from Evangelical Theological Seminary and 30 years in ministry, George S. Dillard III is the Senior Pastor of Peachtree City Christian Church. He is also the author of Seven Things That God Desires For Us and The Big Mission. He has been guest pastor of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Georgia Legislature. With a passion for the mission field of entertainment, Dr. Dillard leads the AMTC Board.

 

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