Our goal is to equip and encourage you, no matter where you are on your writing journey.

Do you have a dream to write, but don’t know where to start?

Would you like to learn how to put your words on paper and reach other people?

Do you know something about writing for publication, but would like to improve your skills and sell more of your work?

Or perhaps you’re looking for a group of people who understand what it’s like to be a writer.

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Heart of America Christian Writers’ Network could be the organization for you!

HACWN is designed to help beginning, intermediate and advanced writers grow in their skills, networking, and professionalism.

We do that through monthly meetings with experienced editors and writers, various HACWN writing conferences and seminars, weekly critique groups in different areas of the city, e-mail communication, market leads, and more.

More Than Skin Deep—Creating Characters Who Resonate with Readers

with Sarah Sandin

Thursday, August 13 at 7 p.m. Zoom Meeting

Are you interested in writing fiction and don’t know where to go? Whether you’re a newbie or experienced in this genre, one of the most basic skills you can learn is good character development. That will be the feature of our August meeting. And we’re pleased to offer the teaching of Sarah Sundin.
 
“Every author wants characters who feel real to the reader—characters with strengths and weaknesses, quirks and flaws, hurts and secrets and fears and dreams,” says Sarah. “In this workshop we’ll explore how to delve into nature, nurture, and experience to craft memorable and believable characters.”
For Sarah, writing novels of adventure and romance began with family stories about life in the World War 2 era. In the past decade, Sarah has had four series published by Revell and Waterbrook. Her books When Tides Turn and Through Waters Deep were named to Booklist’s “101 Best Romance Novels of the Last 10 Years,” and Through Waters Deep was a finalist for the 2016 Carol Award and won the INSPY Award.
A mother of three, Sarah lives in California and teaches Sunday school and women’s Bible studies. She also enjoys speaking for church, community, and writers’ groups.

Visit Sarah Sundin online

Members and non-members welcome to attend. As normal, dues are $3 for members or $5 for non-members. You can pay via paypal (HACWN@earthlink.net) or send a check (3706 NE Shady Lane Dr. Gladstone, MO 64119) and we’ll send you the link to the zoom room.
(If something happens technologically and you are not able to access the meeting, your dues will be returned. As always, if financial hardships keep you from paying membership or meeting dues, let us know).

Looking forward to learning with you!

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