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How Not to Pitch to Agents & Editors—A Skit

Read MoreA Skit with Agent Steve Laube     Agents & Editors Don’t Bite Just to prove it, this is a skit that Steve and Nan Rinella acted out on What not to do when pitching to an agent or editor. I met Steve in the 90’s at a writers conference. He has been speaking at […]

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C.S. Lewis Conference Last Call for Super Early Discount

Read MoreWriters don’t usually have a lot of dollars to spend on conferences. So why should you splurge on this workshop? Because, as I’ve written in my last few posts, the sessions given by our keynote, Cambridge professor, Malcolm Guite, is worth every British pound.

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Participating in a Community is Life’s Blood for Writers

Read More“The real heart of these C.S. Lewis Foundation events is not just the lectures and seminars, good as they are, but the sense of community and interconnection, the friendships inspired, the new projects begun. I have seen the genesis of new books, plays, poems and songs, new collaborations and scholarly projects, all happening over coffees in corridors at these conferences, or over a beer in the famous evening sessions known collectively as ‘The Bag End Cafe”. Malcolm Guite: Writers Workshop Keynote

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Cambridge Professor to Teach at Houston Writers Workshop

Read MoreHave you ever wished you could have sat in on a meeting of the Inklings or “read” (that’s studied in American) with Tolkien and Lewis? Malcolm is the next best thing. He “represents a living example of what members of the Inklings were during their time,” writes Lancia E. Smith in the first of three interviews with this unique man on her blog.

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5 KEYS TO SUCCESS & 6 ROADBLOCKS TO OVERCOME IN WRITING YOUR BOOK

Read MoreAre you fulfilling your calling as a Christian writer according to the gifts and passion God has given you? Have you found your niche? Learn about the 6 roadblocks in a writer’s journey and how to overcome them. What are the 5 keys to success? IWA! award-winning author and Christian Life Coach, Melanie Stiles will be your guide.

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WHY BEGINNING WRITERS SHOULD JOIN WRITERS ORGANIZATIONS & ATTEND CONFERENCES: Part IV CLASServices & ACWriters

Read More “Speaking and writing go together like a hand in a glove. Marita Littauer A writer’s job today does not end with the writing. Authors have to promote themselves and their work if they hope to sell their books. Being able to speak publicly in a captivating and professional manner will not only advance your book sales, […]

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