Mona Hodgson

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The Top Five Things You Shouldn’t Do in Kids’ Devotions

BLOGGER: KRISTEN GEARHART Managing Editor, Keys for Kids Reviewing Pre-Submission Manuscripts for Editorial Review and…

3 Things I Wish I’d Realized Before My 1st Mount Hermon Writers Conference

BLOGGER: JILL OSBORNE Children’s Author; Serving on the Critique Team, March 2016; Teaching an Afternoon Workshop…

The Gratitude Jar

BLOGGER: JOY HARRISON Joy manages the Writers’ Conference Bookstore in Ivy (Upstairs street-side corner of…

Strategies for First Time Conference Goers

A writer as green as spring grasses arrived at the San Jose Airport, looked for…

Making Friends at Conference

BLOGGER: TAMELA HANCOCK MURRAY A Literary Agent with The Steve Laube Agency, Tamela will teach…

Checklist for Conference Deadlines

IMPORTANT CONFERENCE DEADLINES With so many SPECIAL FEATURES that make the Mount Hermon Christian Writers…

The Right–and the Left–Way to Prepare for Writers’ Conferences

  BLOGGER: SARAH SUNDIN Historical novelist Sarah Sundin will serve as a mentor for the…

The Name Your Character Game

BLOGGER: CRYSTAL BOWMAN Crystal Bowman will serve as a children’s writers’ mentor in the Pre-Conference Next Level…

At the Cross

BLOGGER: JESSE FLOREA Editor, Clubhouse and Clubhouse Jr. Major Morning Track Instructor, Magazine Writing: Starting…

Pre-Conference Next Level Clinic ~ 12 Reasons Why

The Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference is packed with Extra Features. The Pre-Conference Next Level…

Make the Most of the Pre-Conference Manuscript Submission Opportunity

BLOGGER: JOHN VONHOF John coordinates the Manuscript Retrieval Process during the Main Conference.   MAKE…

Don’t Miss The Facebook Giveaways

Only SIX WEEKS to go before we gather at Mount Hermon for the 47th annual…

Self Ambition, Self Preservation

BLOGGER: SUSIE LARSON Susie is teaching two Afternooon Workshops and serving on the Critique Team at…

Tips for Capturing Emotions in Your Novel

BLOGGER: ANGELA BREIDENBACH Angela will teach an Afternoon Workshop and serve on the Critique Team…

You Want to Speak at Schools? Do Your Homework.

BLOGGER: TIM SHOEMAKER Tim will serve as a fiction mentor for a Morning Mentoring Clinic at…

Words–Love’s Sacrifice

BLOGGER: JAN KERN Pre-Conference Next Level Clinic Coordinator and Nonfiction Mentor; Morning Mentoring Nonfiction Coordinator and…

Two Things You Do Not Want in Your Manuscript

BLOGGER: Kathy Ide Coordinator of the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference Critique Team; Freelance Editor TWO…

Morning Mentoring Clinics

The Morning Mentoring Clinics are filling up fast. As a matter of fact, Kathy Gillin’s…

Cross-Train Your Brain

BLOGGER: MARCI SEITHER Marci Seither will serve on the Resource Team as an Airport Shuttle…

How to Move Your Cover Letter to the Top of the Pile

Have you seen the plethora of Editors–both for adult and children’s periodicals and books–joining us…

Why Investing in Your Writing Career is a Good Idea

BLOGGER: B.J. TAYLOR Editorial Representative, Guideposts Magazine Teaching an Afternoon Workshop, Reviewing Pre-Conference Manuscripts and meeting…

WHAT’S TIMING GOT TO DO WITH FINDING AN AGENT?

BLOGGER: JESSIE KIRKLAND A Literary Agent with The Blythe Daniel Agency, Jessie will teach two…

Making Your Speculative Story World Unique

BLOGGER: KATHY TYERS GILLIN A freelance author, mentor and editor, Kathy will serve as a…

Nailing the 3 C’s of the Writing Sample

BLOGGER: MICK SILVA A freelance editor and mentor, Mick will speak at the opening Friday…

Workarounds: Finding an Agent

BLOGGER: WENDY LAWTON Literary Agent and Vice President of Books & Such Literary Management Co-Teaching a…