I love Christian writers’ conferences! I attended my first one in the late 1980s at Biola University in La Mirada, California. I’d been helping a friend prepare for the conference, which she was directing, and she said I’d helped so much I could attend for free if I wanted. I couldn’t imagine why I would […]
Because I believe in the power, impact, and influence of Christian writers’ conferences, I have held a contest for the past several years in which one lucky winner has received a full scholarship to the Mount Hermon Writers Conference. All the entrants had to do was submit the first five pages of an unpublished book […]
Today I am delighted to introduce my new virtual assistant, Kara Swanson. Whenever I’ve found myself in need of a new VA, God always sends me just the right person. And He certainly has done that with Kara! I know you’ll love getting to know her too. About You Tell us something about yourself and […]
full scholarship to a conference. This year, for the 5th annual Promising Beginnings contest, I offered a choice between two options: Full scholarship to the 2017 Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference, including meals and economy lodging or Full scholarship to the 2017 SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference, including meals and dorm lodging plus reimbursement of travel […]
If you’ve never attended the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference but always wanted to go, I have exciting news for you! Mount Hermon is running a First-Timers Contest for the 2017 conference. Ten winners will each receive a full scholarship, including economy lodging and conference meals. There is NO FEE to enter this contest. It is open […]
Just last week, I was discussing with my Virtual Assistant, Joanne Reese, our need for someone to help with my social media. Joanne assists me with a ton of other things, and we both felt it was important to look for an additional helper who had a solid knowledge (and enjoyment!) of social media. Neither […]
This week I am thrilled to introduce you to my Virtual Assistant, Joanne Reese. I’ve known Joanne for several years through the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference. We connected again at last year’s PENCON, and when I mentioned to her that I needed a new assistant, she offered her services. She’s been working with […]
I meet the nicest people at the Mount Hermon Christian Writers’ Conference! One of the many lovely ladies I met this year is Marlene Anderson—author, inspirational speaker, counselor, life coach, and retreat leader. Marlene graciously agreed to be a guest blogger for me. Thanks, Marlene!