WordSowers Events & Happenings

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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Interview with Jennifer Slattery

Meet Jennifer Slattery, 2017 Wordsowers Conference workshop leader. She will be teaching Avoiding Story Deflators.  Jennifer Slattery is a multi-published author, freelance writer, editor, and the founder of Wholly Loved Ministries, a ministry that seeks to help women discover, embrace, and live out who they are in Christ. She writes Christian living articles for Crosswalk.com and is the managing...
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Interview with Anne Rauth

Our next introduction is Anne Rauth. She will be leading the workshop Jesus Would be on Linked In at the 2017 Wordsowers Christian Writers Conference. An award winning author, Anne received her MBA from the University of Kansas and started her professional career at Hallmark Cards in the Advertising and Hallmark Hall of Fame Division.  Currently she works at Mercy and Truth Medical Missions, a ...
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Why Attend a Writer’s Conference?

It's not too late to join us! Attending a conference is a commitment. You have to reserve the block of time (which gets harder and harder with today’s busy lifestyle). You have to pay the conference fees. You have to prepare a pitch in case you run into the perfect editor or agent. And the list goes on. Sometimes it feels like too much! So why should you attend? Here are just a few reasons. ...
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Interview with Nancy L. Sharp

    Meet Nancy L. Sharp, children's author and 2017 Wordsowers conference workshop leader. Children’s Author N. L. Sharp is an educational writing consultant from Fremont, Nebraska. Born in Valentine, graduated from Ponca, with college degrees from both the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, she is proud to claim that she is now and always has...
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Interview with Laree Lindburg

Meet Laree Lindburg. Laree will be at the 2017 Wordsowers Writers Conference representing Electric Moon Publishing.  What would you like conference attendees to know about you? Maybe something that would help them feel comfortable approaching you. My husband and I have five children. Last August, my husband prayerfully took over his father's business which moved our clan a bit west to a rural...
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