On January 25, I posted about the Orange County Christian Writers’ Conference that I was asked to direct. Last week I shared how God came through, in spite of all the obstacles the Enemy threw our way—and they were many! And how God abundantly blessed the people who attended. I heard from registrants, volunteers, and […]
On January 25, I posted about the Orange County Christian Writers’ Conference that I was asked to direct. I wrote about the numerous obstacles we had to overcome in a very short period of time—starting with losing our venue in September … for an April conference. Then losing the person who’d done our website, marketing, […]
Just got back from Mount Hermon, my first writers’ conference of the year. Had a fantastic time, as always! If you’ve never been to a Christian writers’ conference, or if it’s been a while, I highly recommend you give the experience a try. Last week I explained how to find a conference that is right […]
Most writers’ conferences are held between spring and autumn, taking a break during the big holiday season. For me, Mount Hermon marks the beginning of my conference season (although I sometimes do a small local conference in February).
At last year’s Orange County Christian Writers’ Conference in Southern California, I was officially announced as the new director. I’d been arranging for faculty the past couple of years, and we had a good team of people doing everything else. I looked forward to taking a bit more of an active role in the planning. Little […]
I received almost 100 entries in my Promising Beginnings contest. It was very difficult choosing just one winner among all the wonderful submissions. But after a lot of prayerful consideration, I finally selected one.
For the past three years, I have held a Promising Beginnings contest, in which the prize was a full scholarship to the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. Last year, there were two winners. Sheila Seiler Lagrand was one of them. Enjoy her guest post today, and see why I love offering this contest! If you want to […]
For the past three years, I have held a Promising Beginnings contest, in which the prize was a full scholarship to the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. Last year, there were two winners. Lyneta Smith was one of them. The experience she had at the conference is why I love offering this contest! Enjoy her story […]