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29302507_lSpiritual Writers Network has recently had a complete overhaul! We’ve decided to not only keep our platform FREE, but we’ve added more information and valuable resources than ever before!

We are pleased to announce that our Annual Spiritual Writers Network Poetry Contest 2015 is now accepting submissions! Please visit the Contest Page for more details. While you are there, scroll down to see our 2013 and 2014 annual contest books!

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Finally. take advantage of early bird registration for our upcoming 8-Week Book Writing Intensive! Early bird registration ends at the end of this month, and our online book writing course starts on Monday, June 15th! Register today!

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