CHRISTIAN WRITERS WORKSHOP
Saturday, March 25, 2017 Snow date: April 1, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fellowship Church 300 Cromwell Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Grow your writing ministry with a one day event that will develop your skills. Presenter Marlene Bagnull* – Director of the Greater Philly and Colorado writers conferences.
8:45 – 9:00 Welcome and worship
9:00 – 10:00 Workshop 1 – Go & Grow, Write & Speak through the Hurts
Jesus never promised it would be easy to follow Him, but He has promised always to be with us. Biblical principles for those times that test and stretch our faith and later become the focus of our writing and speaking ministry.
10:00 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:45 Workshop 2 – Discover God’s Plan for Your Ministry
Is God calling you to write an article, story, or book? Who is your audience? What are their needs? How will you reach them? Should you look for a publisher or go indie? What are the advantages and disadvantages of traditional and indie publishing? Q & A
11:45 – 1:00 Lunch – Critique of first pages.
1:00 – 2:00 Workshop 3 – Public Speaking – Presenter Jewell Utt
Public speaking is a common fear for many writers. Learn how to prepare yourself, your talk and the room to deliver a presentation with confidence and relevance. Techniques will include appearance, oration, content and style.
2:00 – 2:15 Break
2:15 – 3:15 Workshop 4 – You Can Do It!
How to indie publish affordably yet professionally. Q & A.
3:15 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:30 Workshop 5 – Think Big Because You Serve a Big God
How to cut the old tapes, stop listening to the wrong voices, and accomplish what God is calling you to do.
$50.00 Student $30.00 Lunch $7.00 or bring your own. (After March 11, $60/35)
Register online or mail to: Jewell Utt 16 Mountain Ridge Drive Oxford, NJ 07863 (checks payable to Jewell Utt)
*Marlene Bagnull is an author, editor, publisher, and mentor to Christian writers. She is the director of Write His Answer Ministries, the umbrella for the Greater Philly Christian Writers Fellowship & Conference that she founded in 1983 and the Colorado Christian Writers conference that she has directed since 1997. She has made over 1,000 sales to Christian periodicals, is the author of 5 books, and the compiler/editor of 4 other books. She has served on the faculty of over 75 Christian writers conferences and taught over 50 seminars around the nation. In 1999 she received an honorary Doctor of Letters for her work encouraging and equipping Christian writers.