The Christmas Sweater

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The Christmas Sweater Author Janice L Dick Viral Books I began writing intentionally in after attending a workshop at the local library then continued to learn t

The Christmas Sweater Author Janice L. Dick Viral Books I began writing intentionally in 1989 after attending a workshop at the local library, then continued to learn through courses and conferences I wrote a couple short stories and inspirational articles for the local paper and my denominational magazine In 2001, I plunged into writing my first novel, which had to be continued in two sequels to complete the story These historical novels were released in 2002, 2003, and 2004, the first two winning first place in The Word Guild s Canadian Christian Writing Awards The third was shortlisted for the same award Besides one completed historical novel and a sequel as yet unfinished, I ve also written a contemporary cozy, book reviews, guest blogs, articles, short stories, devotionals and stories for children, and even a smattering of poetry My editing experience includes a church history book, two chap books, a devotional volume, a women s event book, several children s books and an annual women s conference magazine I ve also mentored other writers, formally and informally My writing memberships include a local writing group, Saskatoon group His Imprint, InScribe Christian Writers Fellowship, American Christian Fiction Writers and past member of The Word Guild and Saskatchewan Writers Guild I am also an Advanced Toastmaster Silver.I live with my husband on a farm near Guernsey, SK We thank God for our three grown children and their spouses, and nine soon to be ten amazing grandchildren.Winner of the first Janette Oke Award, presented by InScribe Christian Writer s Fellowship September 23, 2016 The award will be given to someone who demonstrates a strong Christian commitment, a desire to impact society with family and Christlike values in their work, belongs to Inscribe, and is innovative or brave in their chosen genre The committee is not looking for a similar theme or genre but a sense of commitment, conviction and a strong desire to persevere in their field InScribe site. Jeanne, a retired librarian and one year widow, is dreading her first Christmas without Sam However, when her childhood friend moves in next door, Jeanne wonders if alone might be better Spunky Debbie McCormick won t allow Jeanne to wallow in her grief, and seems intent on pushing her into decisions she s not ready to make How will Jeanne get through the season she usedJeanne, a retired librarian and one year widow, is dreading her first Christmas without Sam However, when her childhood friend moves in next door, Jeanne wonders if alone might be better Spunky Debbie McCormick won t allow Jeanne to wallow in her grief, and seems intent on pushing her into decisions she s not ready to make How will Jeanne get through the season she used to love when every memory brings sorrow And how will she manage to keep her nosy new neighbor from turning her life upside down. The best Ebook The Christmas Sweater I wrote this little story on the request of my publisher, with three parameters: contemporary (as opposed to my usual historical bent), first person (my own challenge), and 7K-10K length. The result was a story that turned out to be more fun writing than I'd expected. Main character Jeanne is trying to hold it together as she faces the first anniversary of her husband's death as well as Christmas. Enter in-your-face Debbie, childhood friend returned after thirty years. The relationship between these two woman progresses with humor, as well as realism. I hope you enjoy the reading of it as much as I enjoyed the writing.
The Christmas Sweater Glenn Nov , Based on a deeply personal true story, The Christmas Sweater is a warm and poignant tale of family, faith and forgiveness that offers us a glimpse of our own lives while also making us The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck The Christmas Sweater is an amazing book it is full of emotions I was amazed at how Brother Beck was able to capture what I have tried to for years Thanks Gleen I am not a reader. The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck, Jason Wright, Kevin Oct , The Christmas Sweater One The wipers cut semicircles through the snow on the windshield It s good snow, I thought as I slid forward and rested my chin on the vinyl of the front seat. The Christmas Sweater A Return to Redemption TV Movie Dec , The Christmas Sweater is an exciting and compelling piece of theater Filled with warmth and humor, it tells the story of real people as they come to terms with tragedy, family, The Christmas Sweater Beck Oct , Based on a deeply personal true story, The Christmas Sweater is a warm and poignant tale of family, faith, and forgiveness that makes us question whether we really know what s most The Christmas Sweater Beck, Glenn, Balfe, Kevin, Wright Nov , Based on a deeply personal true story, The Christmas Sweater is a warm and poignant tale of family, faith, and forgiveness that makes us question whether we really know what s most The Christmas Sweater A Picture Book Beck, Glenn, Balfe Oct , Adapted from the original bestselling novel, The Christmas Sweater A Picture Book is the story of a young boy who finds the true meaning of Christmas in the most unlikely of places Eddie wants a bicycle for Christmas, but his mother knits him a homemade sweater The Christmas Sweater Kindle edition by Beck, Glenn Nov , Based on a deeply personal true story, The Christmas Sweater is a warm and poignant tale of family, faith and forgiveness that offers us a glimpse of our own lives while also making us

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    I began writing intentionally in 1989 after attending a workshop at the local library, then continued to learn through courses and conferences I wrote a couple short stories and inspirational articles for the local paper and my denominational magazine In 2001, I plunged into writing my first novel, which had to be continued in two sequels to complete the story These historical novels were released in 2002, 2003, and 2004, the first two winning first place in The Word Guild s Canadian Christian Writing Awards The third was shortlisted for the same award Besides one completed historical novel and a sequel as yet unfinished, I ve also written a contemporary cozy, book reviews, guest blogs, articles, short stories, devotionals and stories for children, and even a smattering of poetry My editing experience includes a church history book, two chap books, a devotional volume, a women s event book, several children s books and an annual women s conference magazine I ve also mentored other writers, formally and informally My writing memberships include a local writing group, Saskatoon group His Imprint, InScribe Christian Writers Fellowship, American Christian Fiction Writers and past member of The Word Guild and Saskatchewan Writers Guild I am also an Advanced Toastmaster Silver.I live with my husband on a farm near Guernsey, SK We thank God for our three grown children and their spouses, and nine soon to be ten amazing grandchildren.Winner of the first Janette Oke Award, presented by InScribe Christian Writer s Fellowship September 23, 2016 The award will be given to someone who demonstrates a strong Christian commitment, a desire to impact society with family and Christlike values in their work, belongs to Inscribe, and is innovative or brave in their chosen genre The committee is not looking for a similar theme or genre but a sense of commitment, conviction and a strong desire to persevere in their field InScribe site

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  • I wrote this little story on the request of my publisher, with three parameters contemporary as opposed to my usual historical bent , first person my own challenge , and 7K 10K length The result was a story that turned out to be fun writing than I d expected Main character Jeanne is trying to hold it together as she faces the first anniversary of her husband s death as well as Christmas Enter in your face Debbie, childhood friend returned after thirty years The relationship between these two wo [...]


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