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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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Attending Writers Conference: Anticipating 2017

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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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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 writer...an introvert at heart. The fact that I survived in radio is amazing to me today. If I can do ...
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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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Attending Writers Conference: A Change of Outlook

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Today, Janet Sobczyk joins us again to share about her first experience at a Wordsowers Writers Conference. The 2016 WCW Conference changed my entire outlook on writing. Over the span of two days last April I was transformed, in my own mind, from “someone who likes to write” into a Writer and a Poet.  I grew to understand that’s who I am,  even if it’s not what I do full-time. I was surpri...
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Managing Expectations at a Writers’ Conference

Wordsowers Writers Conference 2016
After soaking up the atmosphere at my first writers’ conference in 1998, I was ready to sell something at my next conference. Since I was spending so much money to attend, I believed I needed to sell at least one article to justify the expense. I sent a query letter to a magazine editor ahead of time and he sought me out the first day of the conference to discuss the idea further. The article w...
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