Critique

Founded in 1997, Word Weavers International is dedicated to providing a forum for Christian writers to critique one another's work in a face-to-face format, whether in a traditional chapter or in Word Weavers' unique online "pages," so as to improve craft. Writers of all levels are welcome.

Events

Word Weavers International holds two annual events for writers at every level--Florida Christian Writers Conference (March) held in the Central Florida area and the North Georgia Christian Writers Conference (August) nestled in the beautiful North Georgia mountains. Additionally, Word Weavers provides scholarships to members throughout the year.

Community

By holding monthly meetings, providing constant contact through news blasts and our newsletter, and by use of social media means, Word Weavers offers its writers a sense of community. Word Weavers is highly recognized within our industry, its members respected for their professionalism and work.

The mission of Word Weavers International is to help members find their unique voice, strive for the exceptional and not settle for the mundane, and to raise the quality of our members’ writing to a publishable level. We endeavor to fulfill our mission and vision by:

 

 Actively praying for one another’s successes

 Holding regularly-scheduled critique sessions

 Offering annual conferences for in-depth learning and networking

 Providing scholarship funds to conferences to our members

 Sharing information about writing opportunities, conferences, and contests through our newsletter, The Loom

 Offering smaller, genre-specific critique groups in addition to the general critique sessions when possible

 Helping connect members with editors, agents, and other publishing professionals

 Providing guest speakers at meetings, retreats, and workshops

The Sandwich Critique Method

 

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Spotlight on FCWC Faculty 2020!

9/23/2020 9:00:00 AM BY Tammy Karasek

 

FACULTY

Lori Hatcher will head up our NONFICTION track.

About Lori: Lori Hatcher is a women’s ministry speaker, author, magazine editor, blogger, minister’s wife, and healthcare professional. She shares an empty nest in Lexington, South Carolina with her husband, David, and her vast collection of books.

Lori’s the editor of South Carolina’s Reach Out, Columbia magazine, a Christian magazine dedicated to celebrating the life and work of Jesus Christ. A homeschool mom for 17 years, she’s the author of three devotional books: Refresh Your Faith, Uncommon Devotions from Every Book of the Bible (Our Daily Bread Publications), Hungry for God … Starving for Time, The Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year; and Joy in the Journey – Encouragement for Homeschooling Moms.

Lori’s also a freelance writer for Crosswalk.com. Her feature articles and devotions have been published by publications such as Proverbs 31 Ministries, The Upper Room, War Cry, Today’s Christian Living, Christian Living in the Mature Years, Evangel, The Mother’s Heart, Inspired Women, The Old Schoolhouse, and Columbia Metropolitan Magazine.

A contest-winning Toastmasters International speaker (ACG, ALB), Lori loves to use stories to impart spiritual truths. Encouraging, inspiring, and entertaining are the words people use most to describe her.

You’ll find her pondering the marvelous and the mundane on her blog, Hungry for God. . . Starving for Time (http://www.lorihatcher.com). You can reach her at [email protected]

 

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