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by BrotherAnthony
Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: I Could Use Some Help, Jan
Replies: 2
Views: 2103

I Could Use Some Help, Jan

The nuances of "split infinitives" drive me crazy ... I know the rules but I keep breaking the rules for reason of emphasis. Help!

jim mcwhinnie
by BrotherAnthony
Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:40 am
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--TINY POEMS
Replies: 17
Views: 9864

Re: Be a Better Writer--TINY POEMS

Here is a recent haiku I wrote ... it is of the 5-7-5 variety ...

http://willowwordspoetry.wordpress.com/ ... elessness/

jim mcwhinnie
by BrotherAnthony
Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:38 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for PEN AND PAPER Challenge
Replies: 6
Views: 2278

Re: Winners for PEN AND PAPER Challenge

Thank you for the gracious honor. With a week which included three dentist visits and an ambulance ride to the hospital ... the Lord and my loved ones at Faithwriters brought my weary soul and achy mouth a bundle of joy. Again, thank you ... it was a soothing comfort to my soul! Love in Christ, jim ...
by BrotherAnthony
Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:15 am
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--COMMAS ARE TRICKY
Replies: 47
Views: 33424

Re: Be a Better Writer--COMMAS ARE TRICKY

I fear I am a compulsive comma user ... thank you for the guidance, Jan

jim
by BrotherAnthony
Thu May 01, 2014 2:55 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Paragraphs
Replies: 7
Views: 4060

Re: Paragraphs

Hey, Jan, Most of my devotional writing is more akin to story-telling. I like to keep the style conversational - as almost as if I am writing letter to a friend. When it comes to paragraphing, I sometimes find it difficult to find the place where the subject matter changes. However, I notice I tend ...
by BrotherAnthony
Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Be a Better Writer--ATMOSPHERE
Replies: 25
Views: 11903

Re: Be a Better Writer--ATMOSPHERE

Hey, Jan, This is the third paragraph in the opening of The Mystic Realms of Shadow Fox. It details the night journey home of a monk named Brother Anthony of the Cross. My path would be along the edge of the wide Angels’ Meadow that stretched between the River Road and the split-rail fences of the A...
by BrotherAnthony
Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for DAY’S END Challenge
Replies: 6
Views: 3243

Re: Winners for DAY’S END Challenge

Congratulations to the winners, well done.

As for myself, I am crushed :(

jim mcwhinnie
by BrotherAnthony
Sun Dec 01, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Page Turner Writing Contest
Topic: Winners - 2013 Fiction Page Turner Contest
Replies: 8
Views: 6906

Re: Winners - 2013 Fiction Page Turner Contest

Three cheers for all the entrants for the Page Turner Contest. I find comfort in knowing that I share in a fellowship of Christian creatives working away turning thoughts into words. Congratulations to our finalists and winners ... I am humbled and honored to be numbered among you. Now ... I must be...
by BrotherAnthony
Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for TIME
Replies: 8
Views: 4142

Re: Winners for TIME

Well done, Fellow Faithwriters! And hats off to the winners! I read some mighty fine writing from many fine wordsmiths.

I must confess I was hoping I might place better but ... the Lord loves me and there is always next time.

jim mcwhinnie
by BrotherAnthony
Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: Best of the Best Winners - 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 20907

Re: Best of the Best Winners - 2012

Three cheers for this year's winners. Each well deserved!

And may the coming year be filled with even more inspired writing.

jim mcwhinnie
by BrotherAnthony
Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:11 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for QUESTION
Replies: 28
Views: 12590

Re: Winners for QUESTION

Bless your heart, Deb. You are a treasure we all cherish.

jim
by BrotherAnthony
Thu May 31, 2012 10:57 am
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for RISK
Replies: 10
Views: 5266

Re: Winners for RISK

Well done all you word-workers in your taking the risk to share a bit of your soul. And think - the words you brought to life now live on in eternity (except, of course, the poorly written few that God will edit) and in some far distant time, some literary scholar will come upon your almost forgotte...
by BrotherAnthony
Thu May 17, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Results and Highest Rankings
Topic: Winners for WEARY
Replies: 10
Views: 5419

Re: Winners for WEARY

Much mighty fine writing to found in this week's entries ... some of which won honors while others could have easily placed.

Thank you, Judges, for your gracious and generous honor.

jim mcwhinnie

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