Congratulations to Lori MacLaughlin – Winner of the Star Wars Giveaway! Each spring, The Artistic Christian features a giveaway. This year, in honor of the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I decided to host a Star Wars Giveaway. On May 4, 2015, writers from across the blogosphere sent in their submissions, competing […]
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A long time ago, In a galaxy far, far away… Writers gathered from across the world, For a “Star Wars” Challenge and Giveaway… _____________________________________ Spring is here, which means it’s time for a giveaway here at The Artistic Christian! The details are simple: between now and midnight (CST) on May 4, 2015, simply post a […]
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You know things are bad when your own film crew tells you a movie is going to be a disaster… yet George Lucas persisted with his Star Wars project. The first film was released on May 25, 1977, and the galaxy has never been the same. All six of the Star Wars films were nominated […]
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If I had to name my biggest frustration with blogging up to this point, it would be that I have yet to launch a really successful contest. According to more experienced bloggers, hosting a contest is a wonderful way to generate traffic for your blog and expand your writing network. I can testify to the […]
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“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.” Laura Ingalls Wilder A Word of Thanks from the Editor Dear Writing Companions, What a joy it has been to celebrate Christmas with each […]
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The annual Christmas Giveaway here at The Artistic Christian is about to come to a close. Contestants must turn in their entries by midnight (CST) on Monday, December 15 to participate. What Do I Have To Do? It’s as simple as pumpkin pie! Just write down your favorite Christmas memory and share […]
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Hearing familiar carols, seeing merry lights twinkling on every street, and smelling the indescribable aroma of fresh-baked cookies always sends my thoughts on a happy trip down Memory Lane. Of all the wonderful Christmas memories I’ve shared with my loved ones over the years, however, there is one that I’ll never forget. It […]
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As we waltz into the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, I think it’s time to celebrate – blogger style! As we gather with family and friends for Thanksgiving and Christmas, I’m sure we’ll relive old memories while making brand new ones that will last us a lifetime. What Is Your Favorite Christmas Memory? Share […]
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I was excited to discover this morning that I was named the Grand Champion of this week’s Christian Flash Weekly contest! For anyone who enjoys writing inspirational fiction – this contest is for you! To read my winning story, “A Father’s Truth,” click here. Here are the comments from this week’s judge, Alissa Leonard, […]
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And the “Books vs. Movies” Contest Winner Is… Thanks to everyone who participated in The Artistic ChristianSummer Blogging Challenge! You all turned in some fascinating posts, and my summer reading list (and summer movie list, for that matter), just got a whole lot longer! But now, the moment you’ve been waiting for! The winner of […]
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