Hello Friends! In celebration of A Wife’s Secret to Happiness I’m holding a writer’s contest with 10 AMAZING PRIZES.


You Could Win:

  1. A 15-minute publisher appointment with Leafwood Publishers (2 WINNERS)
  2. A 15-minute appointment with literary agent Blythe Daniel
  3. A free copy of the Creative Basics eBook and 30-minute personalized Canva tutorial with social media consultant Crystal Stine
  4. A 30-minute brainstorming / consulting call with members of the Declare Conference Host Team (2 WINNERS)
  5. A 30-minute media coaching session from broadcast professional Anita Lustrea on preparing for media interviews (2 WINNERS)
  6. A professional blog critique including a 30-minute call with blog network manager Stephanie Alton
  7. A 5-page content editing / critique from multi-published author J.A. Marx

BONUS PRIZE: Select entries will be featured on my website and social media platforms with links back to your blog.


Do you have a pitch you can’t wait to share with a publisher? Are you looking for an agent to represent your next manuscript? Wishing you had a professional blog critique or could get some expert social media feedback? Are you working to grow your platform or looking for practical encouraging feedback to take your writing craft to the next level? This contest is for you!


How to Enter:

Contest begins February 27, 2017 and ends April 30, 2017.

  1. Write a blog post about A Wife’s Secret to Happiness and publish it on your blog during the designated contest period. Your post can be a book review, your reflections on a specific chapter or theme, DIY insight on how you used one of the bonus content worksheets, or any other creative idea applying the book content to your life.
  2. Include a link to my website using either thejenweaver.com or wifestylin.com in your post.
  3. Share your published blog post on social media using the book hashtag #wifestylin.
  4. Add your post to the link-up below. (Link-up will become visible on February 27th.)
  5. Share this contest page on social media so your friends can come and vote for your post. Winners are chosen based on the number of votes so you can share as often as you like.
  6. If you’d be so kind, I’d LOVE it if you’d write a review on Amazon or Goodreads as well. It’s not part of the contest but I’d sure be grateful!

The top ten (10) entries with the most votes at the submission deadline will be declared winners. Winners to be announced the week of May 1, 2017. For full rules visit: http://thejenweaver.com/contest-rules/


Prizes Offered By:

Declare Conference Host TeamDeclare Conference Host TeamDeclare Conference

Declare is an annual conference to equip women to be Jesus online. Our heart is to: 1. Bring together women who share a desire to use their God-given giftings to point to Jesus. 2. Connect speakers and leaders with attendees to equip them with the latest in writing, speaking, blogging, social media marketing, and technical teachings. 3. Encourage attendees in their personal spiritual growth, drawing them nearer to God and inspiring them to make Him known. The Declare Conference is in it's seventh year and is held in the DFW area.

Dr. Jason Fikes is the Director of Abilene Christian University Press & Leafwood Publishers. He received his PhD in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and before joining ACU Press, he served as a minister for congregations in California and in Texas.  Jason and his wife Susan have two wonderful teenagers, Leah and Abbie—ages 17 and 13.

J.A. Marx, author and editor, resides in Texas near her children and grandkids. She’s into fitness and painting. Her most recent novel, “Family Lies, Deadly Ties” released in 2016. J.A. Marx is a Craftsman graduate of the Christian Writer’s Guild.

Stephanie Alton directs the agency’s blog network, BlogAbout, and is a writing/blogging coach, and also a publicity book agent. She has engaged with publishers, authors, podcasters, ministries, and creative businesses to be able to offer compelling and trendy material to the hundreds of bloggers who she works with to review and give away new books, movies, and merchandise. Stephanie has a good eye for what is working in the blogging world and has been able to help aspiring writers shape their writing and blogs into what an agent is looking for. She is also good at connecting people with prime media outlets.

A self-proclaimed “digital missionary” Crystal has always dreamed of her perfect career, climbing the corporate ladder, and achieving success. And she did—and then God began redefining hustle, taking Crystal on a journey from striving to serving. From corporate America to non-profits and freelance work, Crystal understands the tempting pull of striving but has learned to lean into the blessing of focusing her hustle toward serving God’s kingdom.

Mama to a 5-year-old (and married to her high school sweetheart), Crystal is the author of “Creative Basics: 30 Days to Awesome Social Media Art,” creator of the popular “Clarity Coaching” Course, editor of "Craving Connection" and host of the annual Write 31 Days challenge, Crystal writes regularly at crystalstine.me and can be found on Instagram @crystalstine.

Blythe Daniel is a literary agent and publicity manager. In addition to placing clients with publishers, she has had clients on the Today show and Fox News and featured in the Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, and others. Blythe was the publicity director for seven years at Thomas Nelson Publishers and marketing director for two years. She worked as the product development manager for New York Times bestselling authors John and Stasi Eldredge, and in 2005 Blythe started her agency. In early 2015 the agency launched their blogging network, BlogAbout, which reaches a million individuals through the 260 bloggers in the network and their followers. BlogAbout works with bloggers to review books, films, and merchandise.

Anita LustreaAnita LustreaBroadcasting Coach

Anita Lustrea is a broadcast professional with a career in radio spanning 31 years. She is a sought-after conference and retreat speaker and host of the podcast Anita Lustrea Faith Conversations. Anita is also an author with her most recent books including What Women Tell Me: Finding Freedom From the Secrets We Keep and Shades of Mercy, about her beloved Northern Maine.


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Contest Entries:

Click the “Like” link for the corresponding entry below and the vote count will update. Simple as that. 🙂