Author: Jeanie Jacobson

August 2017. Q&A with editor/author Ginger Kolbaba via Skype

Ginger Kolbaba, award winning author/editor
PLEASE NOTE: To facilitate better Skype reception and viewing, our August meeting will be held at the South Omaha Library, Meeting room A. 2808 "Q" St. Omaha, NE 68107 Thursday Aug 24th 6:00-7:45pm The library is on the Metro Tech campus. Ginger Kolbaba is an award-winning author, editor, and speaker. She is the former editor of Today’s Christian Woman magazine, Marriage Partnership magazi...
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July 2017. “Blogs, Websites, Marketing and Other Things I’d Rather Not Do”

Author Miranda Sherman
Author and speaker Miranda Sherman says, "Writing a book is all fun and games but what you do after is key. Learn what's important in marketing yourself and your book after it's in print. Miranda Sherman is the author of two books, "The Mighty Fork; Healing Your Mind and Body with Food" (now in its 2nd edition) and "The Mighty Fork Student Workbook." Miranda is a popular speaker, teaches classe...
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June 2017. Blockbuster Fiction: Exploring Emotional High Points in Popular Films

Cheryl St. John
Award winning, Writers Digest author, Cheryl St.John presents: Blockbuster Fiction: Exploring Emotional High Points in Popular Films Cheryl is the author of numerous novels. Her stories have earned mutiple RITA nominations, Romantic Times awards, and are published in over a dozen languages. Amazon and Goodreads reviews show her popularity with readers. For example, Cheryl’s bestselling non...
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May 2017: Writer, Stop Beating Yourself Up!

Jeanie Jacobson
We’re often our own harshest critics. That negativity can stifle our creative flow, and hinder our momentum. Join author Jeanie Jacobson for a night of encouragement and fresh starts. We’ll not only give ourselves a “grace pass,” we'll use five keys to identify--and eradicate--the culprits that hinder our writing process. Together we'll move forward with creating, honing, and submitting our wo...
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March 2017: Why Genre Matters

Lee Warren
Author/Editor Lee Warren shares, "Why Genre Matters." Readers have certain expectations when they buy books. Romance readers expect a HEA (happily ever after). Readers of women's fiction expect strong female protagonists. Memoir readers expect the author to be vulnerable, while devotional or how-to book readers expect insight. If you don't meet genre/reader expectations, your manuscript wil...
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Interview with Tosca Lee

New York Times bestselling author, Tosca Lee keynotes the 2017 Wordsowers Christian Writers Conference, April 28-29th. Tosca graciously carved time from her hectic schedule to visit with us today.   Jeanie: Tosca, between writing deadlines, family responsibilities, book signings, upcoming conferences, and the May 2nd release of Firstborn, your plate seems full. How do you fit everyt...
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Interview with Lee Warren

Lee Warren
Multi-published author/editor Lee Warren is also a freelance journalist. He has written hundreds of articles for various newspapers and magazines. He has also authored multiple contemplative essay and devotional books. Readers call his devotional books encouraging, inspiring and thoughtful, and his essays vulnerable, open, honest, engaging, insightful and thought-provoking. At the 2016 Word...
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A Word to Change the World

At the September Wordsowers meeting speaker/author Karen Watson enthralled us with her powerful presentation, "The Value of Your Testimony." In it she asked, "If you could change the world with one WORD, what would it be? So at the risk of sounding unprofessional, today we're laying it on the line. Yes, our goal here at Wordsowers Christian Writers Group is to help authors grow. But th...
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Wordsowers 2016 Conference

Mark your calendars for the nextWordsowers Christian Writers Conference.We're honored to welcome  Focus on the Family'sTroy Griepentrog as this year's keynote speaker.Troy is an editor at Focus on the Family’s Thriving Family magazine and FocusOnTheFamily.com. Please join us April 29-30, 2016atLifeSpring Church inBellevue, NebraskaWatch for details.Photo courtesy of author Angela D. Meye...
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