Curriculum Vitae

Ruth L. Snyder

Box 463, Glendon, AB T0A 1P0

(780) 646-3068 * Fax: (780) 635-2190 * E-Mail: ruth@ruthlsnyder.com

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Publishing Credits

  • Gifts from a Loving God.Testimony Magazine. January 2010. Reprinted in The Gem, March 2011.
  • Parenting Through Good Times and Bad. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Mothers: 101 Daily Devotions to Comfort, Encourage and Inspire Mothers, October 2010.
  • Something Stinks. InScribed: 30 Years of Inspiring Writers, 2010.
  • Twitter for Writers. FellowScript, August 2011.
  • The Missing Piece. 2011 Fiction in Five Anthology.
  • Someone Who Understands. L.D. Experience Blog 2012
  • Webinars: A Useful Platform Tool for Writers. FellowScript August 2012
  • InScribe links Christian writers across Canada. Christianweek.org Nov 5, 2012.
  • Hope for Jimmy. 2012 Fiction in Five Anthology.
  • Book Review: Destiny’s Hands. FellowScript, February 2013.
  • Book Review: Tadeo Turtle. Maranatha News. August 2013.
  • A Chat with Murray Pura. FellowScript, August 2013
  • A Time for Everything. FellowScript, August 2013
  • Cecile’s Christmas Miracle (Kathi Macias’ 12 Days of Christmas Volume 7), Helping Hands Press, December 2013 – Best-selling novella on Amazon.
  • The San Francisco Wedding Planner Volume 1: The Initial Consultation (last chapter). Helping Hands Press, February 2014.
  • He Knows What You Need & Money Issues. Rise. Chaplain Press. April 2014.
  • The San Francisco Wedding Planner Volume 6: Sunshine and Shadows. Helping Hands Press, July 2014.
  • 10 Steps to Hosting a Successful Blog Hop. FellowScript August 2014.
  • Mama, Employee, Writer. FellowScript February 2015.
  • Learn Twitter: 10 Beginning Steps. Amazon Kindle. April 2015.
  • Learn Twitter: 10 Intermediate Steps. Amazon Kindle. July 2015.
  • Twitter Decoded: Tips & Tools for Authors. Creativity Press. July 2016

Education

Prairie Bible College, Three Hills, Alberta: Bachelor of Religious Education with Christian Education minor. (1984-1988)

The Christian PEN

  • Polishing the PUGS: Punctuation, Usage, Grammar, and Spelling. (2010)
  • Editing Fiction I, II, and III (2011)
  • Substantive Editing of Nonfiction and Memoirs (2011)
  • Establishing Your Freelance Business (2011)
  • Marketing Your Services (2013)
  • Editing Children’s Books, Level 1 (2017)

Long Ridge Writers’ Group: Shape Write and Sell Your Novel. October 2013

Music for Young Children, Level 1, 2 and 3 training (2015-2017)

 

Experience

Prairie Bookstore (Customer Service and Assistant Manager) 1988-1990

Thomas Maccagno Law Firm (Legal Secretary) 1990-1992

Debby’s Nook Bookstore (Customer Service and Accounting) 1992-1994

Northern Lights School Division (Education Assistant) 1995-1996

Stay-at-home Mom to five children 1997-present

Alberta Piano Teachers’ Association (Newsletter Editor) 1999-2004

Northern Lights School Division (School Board Trustee) 2008-2013

Alberta Child and Family Services, Region 7 (Newsletter Editor) 2008-present

 

Writing Awards

  • 2nd place for Essay to Theme in InScribe Fall Contest, 2009
  • 3rd place for Devotional in InScribe Fall Contest, 2010
  • 2nd place for Blog Post in InScribe Fall Contest, 2012
  • 3rd place for Essay to Theme in InScribe Fall Contest, 2012
  • 3rd place for Short Story in Fiction in Five Contest, 2012

 

Writing Activities and Memberships

  • Associate member, The Word Guild, 2009-present
  • Member, InScribe Christian Writers’ Fellowship 2009-present
  • Member, The Christian PEN, 2010-present
  • Publicity Coordinator, InScribe Christian Writers’ Fellowship 2010-2013
  • President, InScribe Christian Writers’ Fellowship 2013-present

 

 

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