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 […]
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.
This year I was the director of the Orange County Christian Writers Conference. This guest post was published first on the American Christian Fiction Writers website on May 14, 2015, and I had to share because this kind of thing makes all the work completely and totally worthwhile!
When I was judging the Promising Beginnings contest, there were two entries that rose to the top. Just like last year, it was extremely difficult to choose just one! Wishing I could offer two prizes—even if one was just a partial—I double-checked my account that funds this contest. To my dismay there wasn’t enough […]
Out of more than 200 entries, Lyneta has won the Promising Beginnings contest with her submission of “Curtain Call.” This prize covers a FULL scholarship to the 2015 Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference, including registration, meals during the conference, and economy lodging. Curtain Call is a memoir for women ages 35-65. Here is a […]
2015 looks like it’s going to be a great year, with many exciting events and activities scheduled. I wanted to share with you what’s happening with me during the first half of the year. I hope you’ll be able to join me at these events or participate in some of the activities. EVENTS: […]