Congratulations to the 2021 Serious Writer Contest Semifinalists!

Unpublished Writer of the Year Semifinalists:

  • Annette-Marie Griffin: The Knightly Stalker
  • Cheryl Spears Waugh: Way of the Mescalero
  • Chris Sauter Manion: The Light We Cannot See
  • Cynthia L. Simmons: Medical And Surgical Care During The Civil War
  • Debbie Spence: Courageous Kate’s Fearless Day AND Broken Crayons Color Too
  • Josie Siler: Howie’s Broken Hee-Haw
  • Kay Em Ellis: CHROMA – A Christian’s Response to Online Bullying
  • Laurie “L.G.” Westlake: Calculated Risks
  • Patsy Reiter: Grandma, Rock Me Please
  • Sally A. Friscea: Over the Hill and Careening Down the Other Side
  • Sarah Limardo: Game of Gods
  • Sarah Rexford: The Convergence
  • Sheryl H. Boldt: Grandma’s Little Helpers
  • Tammy Kennington: Montana Rescue, Big Prayers for Little People, AND A Selection of Blog Posts

Book of the Year Semifinalists:

  • Annette-Marie Griffin: What is a Family?
  • Becky Baudouin: Enjoy Every Minute and Other Ridiculous Things We Say to Moms
  • Britt Mooney: Say Yes: How God Sized Dreams Take Flight
  • Christy Hoss: The Rubber Band
  • Darlene L. Turner: Border Breach
  • Hallee Bridgeman: Alexandra’s Appeal
  • Jill Roman Lord: The Quiet Crazy Easter Day AND That Grand Christmas Day
  • Julie Lavender: 365 Ways to Love Your Child: Turning Little Moments Into Lasting Memories
  • Lauren Crews: Strength of a Woman Devotional
  • Mary Potter Kenyon: Called to Be Creative: A Guide to Reigniting Your Creativity
  • Megan Kinney: Dakota Peace
  • Michelle Nietert & Lynn Cowell: Loved and Cherished
  • Starr Ayers: For the Love of Emma
  • Tori Higa: The Christmas Color

Book of the Decade Semifinalists:

  • Betty Roberts: Midnight Chronicles: A Love Story
  • Brett Armstrong: Quest of Fire: The Gathering Dark AND Destitutio Quod Remissio
  • Carol Grace Stratton: Lake Surrender
  • Emily Golus: Escape to Vindor
  • James C. Magruder: The Glimpse
  • Claire Sanders: Freedom River
  • Judy DuCharme: The Cheesehead Devotional Hall of Fame EditionThe Cheesehead Devotional Kickoff Edition, AND Blood Moon Redemption
  • Marian Rizzo: Angela’s Treasures AND In Search of the Beloved
  • Melissa Calais Lewis: The Nature of Honey: The Woman’s Journey in Connection with God, Blossoms, and Bees
  • Penny Cooke: Pursuing Prayer – Being Effective in a Busy World
  • Rebecca Barlow Jordan: Day-votions for Mothers – Heart to Heart Encouragement

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Written by Bethany

June 9, 2021

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