We're proud of the way our local members are moving forward with writing. (Be sure to share your own successes at the next meeting!)
November, 2015Elva Cobb Martin signed a book contract with Prism Book Group for her first inspirational romantic suspense novel, Summer of Deception. The targeted release date is in March 2017. She also signed a contract for representation with Jim Hart at Hartline Literary Agency. To God be the glory! Here is a blurb for Summer of Deception:
Pitch: Rachel York determines to unearth the truth about her brother's reported death by taking a position at a historic Charleston tea plantation, only to realize the truth may destroy her new found love and could even cost her life.
Back Cover Copy: Is the owner of Barrett Hall a man of integrity or is he part of the secret Charleston drug smuggling society that caused her brother's death?
May, 2016Elva Cobb Martin signed a book contract with Lighthouse Publishers of the Carolinas for her historical romance, In a Pirate's Debt. Release date is scheduled for May, 2017.
Ellen Andersen had a story accepted for Yvonne Lehman's book Surprising Moments.
ACFW South Carolina's "First Five Pages Contest" Winners:
First Place: Kelsey Messner, Alfie Canton Showcase
Second Place: Jay Wright, Angry Rain
Third Place: Carol Henderson, Dancing in the Rain
Honorable Mention: Michael Massey, The Warwoman of Georgia
|Jay Wright (left): Second Place Winner for Angry Rain, Kelsey Messner (right): First Place Winner for Alfie Canton Showcase|