Meagan Briggs

Splickety Sentinel

Seven Reasons Why Writers Should Challenge Themselves

I’ll never forget the my-hair-is-on-fire feeling of my first flash fiction writing challenge. Half an hour before, my critique group and I had met via Skype, decided on a topic for our short story challenge, signed off temporarily, and raced to our blank pages.

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Caroline Friday

At the Movies

Little Boy

“Yes, I believe that I can do this!” is the mantra of this endearing film about the power of a childlike faith to move insurmountable obstacles.

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Cynthia Ruchti

ACFW Conference


Family weddings will abound this summer, as they usually do. Months or years ago, brides- and grooms-to-be sat in coffee shops with their planners and calendars in front of them and the voices of their parents and future in-laws in their ears, trying to figure out a date that would work for everyone.

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