Awards & Published Works

God Hears Her - Discovery House - 2017 - Book Cover

Awards

  • 1st Place Winner, Oregon Christian Writers’ Cascade Contest: Loser Girl Extraordinaire (Unpublished YA Contemporary Fiction, August 2017).
  • Semifinalist, American Christian Fiction Writers’ Genesis Contest: Loser Girl Extraordinaire (Unpublished YA Contemporary Fiction, May 2017).
  • 1st Place Winner, West Coast Christian Writers’ Contest: “The Biggest Step” (Short Story, February 2017).

Published Works

  • Personal blog (www.xedixon.com – 2010-Current).
  • Devotions and Prayers (Facebook Author Page, 2012-Current)
  • Encouragement for Writers (Write to Worship with Xochitl E. Dixon, 2018-Current)
  • Devotional: Waiting for God: Trusting Daily in God’s Plan and Pace (Discovery House, Fall 2019).
  • Compilation: All God’s Creatures (Guideposts, 15 Devotions, March 2019)
  • Article: “The Restoring Community: The Church’s Healing Role in a Hurting Body” (Church Health Reader, Winter Issue 2019).
  • Devotions: “Thanks for Being You,” “Plight of the Crawdads,” and “Love Changes Us” (Our Daily Bread, December 2018 – February 2019)
  • Short Story: “Emma’s Dancing Socks” (LIVE Magazine, January 2019).
  • Short Story: “The Biggest Step” (LIVE Magazine, June 2019).
  • Compilation: “Beautifully Imperfect” (Second Chance Dogs: True Stories of the Dogs We Rescue and the Dogs Who Rescue Us, Revell, October 2018).
  • Devotional: Waiting for God: Trusting Daily in God’s Plan and Pace (Discovery House, Fall 2019).
  • Compilation: All God’s Creatures (Guideposts, 15 Devotions, March 2019)
  • Article: “The Restoring Community: The Church’s Healing Role in a Hurting Body” (Church Health Reader, Winter Issue 2019).
  • Devotions: “Thanks for Being You,” “Plight of the Crawdads,” and “Love Changes Us” (Our Daily Bread, December 2018 – February 2019)
  • Devotions: “What We Can Do” (Our Daily Bread, November 2018)
  • Devotions: “My Real Face” and “Getting a Grip on Gratitude” (Our Daily Bread, October 2018).
  • Devotions: “Beyond the Stars” and “The Right Way to Pray” (Our Daily Bread, September 2018).
  • Devotions: “A Good Daddy” and “Generous Givers” (Our Daily Bread, August 2018).
  • Devotions: “I See You” and “Lavish Expressions of Love” (Our Daily Bread, July 2018).
  • Devotions: “The Perfect Father” and “As Advertised” (Our Daily Bread, June 2018).
  • Devotions: “We Won’t Break,” “Glory to the Grower,” “Only by Prayer,” “On-the-Job Training,” and “Persevering with Peace” (Our Daily Bread, March 2018-May 2018).
  • Compilation: “In Lieu of Flowers” (Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Amazing Mom, May 2018).
  • Devotions: “Trusting God Even If,” “Everlasting Hope,” “Faith-Building Memories,” “The Debt Eraser,” “Able and Available,” and “Fearless Giving” (Our Daily Bread, December 2017-February 2018).
  • Compilation: “The Victory of Powerful Peacemakers: Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune,” Our Help, Our Daily Bread Devotional (Our Daily Bread, 2018).
  • Devotion: “Power of a Peacemaker,” (This Far by Faith: Celebrating Historically Black Church Legacies, Our Daily Bread Special Edition (Fall/Winter 2017).
  • Devotions: “Priceless Worship,” “Sweet and Sour,” “We’ve Got the Power,” “Trust Tally,” “Seeing Masterpieces,” and “We Have a King!” (Our Daily Bread, September-November 2017).
  • Devotional Compilation: Eleven of my devotions, previously published in Our Daily Bread, are included in God Hears Her (Discovery House, September 2017).
  • Devotions: “Nothing is Useless,” “Sharing a Cup of Comfort,” “Soaking Up God’s Word,” “Destroying the Divides,” “Reflecting God’s Love,” “Our Guilt is Gone,” and “Overflowing Fruit” (Our Daily Bread, June-August 2017).
  • Personal Story Snippets: “Labor of Love,” “More than a Mom,” and “In This Together,” included in As My Parents Age: Reflections on Life, Love, and Change by Cynthia Ruchti (Worthy Inspired, June 2017).
  • Poem: “Good News,” Short and Sweet compilation (Grace Publishing, May 2017).
  • Devotions: “When Yes Means No,” “Should I Forgive?”, “Forever Flowers,” and “Expect and Extend Mercy” (Our Daily Bread, March-May 2017).
  • Quotes included in The Mean Mom’s Guide to Raising Great Kids by Joanne Kraft (Leafwood Publishers, March 2015).
  • Devotion: “The Master Craftsman” (The Upper Room, Jan/Feb 2014).
  • Article/Testimony included in The Bare Naked Truth: Dating, Waiting, and God’s Purity Plan by Bekah Hamrick (Zondervan, May 2013), using pen name Stephanie Dixon.
  • Short Stories: “Crossing the Line,” “The Promise,” and “A Beautiful Mess” (ENCOUNTER−The Magazine, Standard Publishing, 2013).
  • Short Stories: “The Apology” and “Never Alone” (ENCOUNTER−The Magazine, Standard Publishing, 2012).
  • Poem: “Amazing by Grace” (Devo ‘Zine for Teens, The Upper Room, 2012).

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