Women of Faith 2012 Writing Contest

2012 Women of Faith Writing Contest Winners

Women of Faith Writing Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Women of Faith Writing Contest, and thank you to everyone who entered! Each of our entries was carefully reviewed by a panel of judges who made difficult decisions in choosing the Grand-Prize winner, 1st-Place winner and 2nd-Place winner. 

Winners of the 2012 Women of Faith Writing Contest:

Grand-Prize Winner:   

Mirror Images by Laurie Norlander

1st-Place Winner:

Life Everafter by Julie Hall

2nd-Place Winner:

The Beloved Daughter by Alana Terry


A special congratulations to Laurie Norlander who will receive either publication through Thomas Nelson or the Bookstore Advantage package including a press release, Author Video and BookSneeze submission for reviews. Julie Hall will receive the 1st-Place prize: a free Bookstore Advantage package. Alana Terry will receive the 2nd-Place prize of a 50 percent discount off a Bookstore Advantage publishing package. 

All 30 finalists of this years contest will receive 20 percent discount on any WestBow Press publishing package.

Contest Finalists:

  • Waiting by Shawna Young
  • The Exchange by David Sutliff
  • So Long, Someday by Lisa Belcastro
  • The Soul of Abram Clark by Shirley Buxton
  • Mirror Images by Laurie Norlander
  • 52 Faithful Choices by Paula Whidden
  • The Submission Experiment by Linda Atkinson
  • Wasting Perfume by Tiffany Deluccia
  • The Outcasts by Nancy Hamm
  • Tranquility by Christa Conklin
  • A Family for Joshua by Denise Cychosz
  • The Maker of the Mustard Seed by Shelly Evans
  • Please Pass the Aspirin by Ranae Bowman
  • He Has Made Me Glad by Donna Petty
  • Threadbare by Cindi Sparkman
  • The Beloved Daughter by Alana Terry
  • Xadrez by Ashley Hodges Bazer
  • The Stone of Ebenezer by Susan Van Volkenburgh
  • Again and Always by Laurie Hornsby
  • Live Everafter by Julie Hall
  • Beatrice Kempthrone by Bethany Swanson
  • Chasing Abner by Anita Klumpers
  • Damaged Goods by Angie Brower
  • The Christmas Chapel by Barbara Witcher
  • When Valleys Bloom Again by Pat Davis
  • Redeeming Ruth by Meadow Rue Merrill
  • Kids, Dogs, and Kitchen Disasters by Lisa Gwen Roark
  • One Day at a Time by Carol L. Schwarz
  • Royal by Karoline Ott
  • Our Great Romance by Sarah Rennicke

Thank You to All Participants

We encourage you to finish your work and pursue your goal of publishing your faith-based story.

Again, congratulations to our 30 finalists, and thank you to everyone who participated in the Women of Faith 2012 Writing Contest! 

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