Conferences & Workshops

Interview with Sally Jadlow

Today, we introduce you to Sally Jadlow, one of Wordsowers Christian Writers Conference workshop leaders. Sally Jadlow has written poetry for over forty years and delights in learning new ways to express herself. Beside poetry, she writes historical fiction, short stories, devotionals, and inspirational faith building books. Her God's Little Miracle Books have just been expanded with scriptu...
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The Value of Networking with Other Authors at Writers Conference

Have you ever attended a writer’s conference? You probably expect to get things out of the guest speakers and special sessions, but what about the other authors? There are a number of items you could easily receive simply by networking with other authors. Here are just a few: Ideas Authors are brimming with ideas at all times. Now, you aren’t going to go around grabbing other people’s id...
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Interview with Nancy Kay Grace

Today, I would like to introduce you to another one of our workshop leaders, Nancy Kay Grace. Nancy is the author of the award winning devotional, The Grace Impact. She has been published in several Chicken Soup for the Soul books, devotional compilations (including Abba’s Promise), and magazines. Currently Nancy has an article in the Spring 2017 issue of Just Between Us magazine. She lives in ...
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Interview with Nadine Brandes

Today, we would like to introduce you to conference workshop leader, Nadine Brandes. Nadine is an adventurer, fusing authentic faith with bold imagination. Her debut YA novel, A Time to Die, won the ACFW Carol Award while both it and the sequel finaled for the Christy Award. Nadine's been known to eat an entire package of Oreos by herself, and watches Fiddler on the Roof at least once...
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Interview with Ben Wolf

  Today, we would like to introduce you to conference workshop leader, Ben Wolf, founder of Splickety Publishing Group (SPG). He will be teaching three workshops at our 5th annual Wordsowers Christian Writers Conference, April 28-29, 2017. Ben says his writing career started in the 7th grade after he saw the movie Congo on TV. It was so bad that he wrote a parody of it set in Australia and ...
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Attending Writers Conference: Anticipating 2017

2017 Conference
Today, Janet Sobczyk joins us again and shares her anticipation for this year's writers conference! It’s been almost a year since my first Wordsowers Christian Writers Conference. I’ve made great strides (okay, baby steps) with my writing. It feels terrific! Right away I joined Wordsowers and began to attend their monthly meetings at the Swanson Library in Omaha. I can’t always make it (th...
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$25 + 1 Critique = Your Success

critique submissions
When you read your manuscript, you read what you think you wrote, not what’s actually there. It’s nearly impossible to read your own work! What if you could have a professional writer read it and tell you what they thought? They might have just the right suggestions to make it really shine! Oh, but that would be expensive. That would clean you out, right? Wrong! When you attend the Wordsowers C...
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Interview with Brooke Williams

Meet Brooke Williams, one of our conference workshop leaders.  We asked her a few questions so you could get to know her ahead of time.  What would you like conference attendees to know about you? Maybe something that would help them feel comfortable approaching you. I'm a stereotypical introvert at heart. The fact that I survived in radio is amazing to me today. If I can do ...
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Attending Writer’s Conference: Meeting With Speakers

Conference attendee in a one-on-one meeting with author Cheryl St. John.
Today, new Wordsower, Janet Sobczyk shares about her experience meeting with speakers.  At the 2016 Wordsowers Christian Writers Conference I met three of the speakers. Each made a lasting impression. First, Lee Warren at his book table. He’s a journalist, author, editor, and member of Wordsowers Christian Writers. I attended his workshop, and purchased his instructional materials for writ...
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Interview with Susan King from Upper Room

This year we welcome Susan King back to our conference. She will be presenting two workshops. Style: The Key to Excellence in Writing and Turning Personal Experience into a Devotional Message Susan and husband, Joe, have three grown children and two young grandchildren.  While Joe and their children are whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River, Susan can be found with her daughter-in-law and the g...
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