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Youth Staff Highlights

Check out these updates from a few of our 2018 Summer Staff members who will…

Parent Child Retreat Bonding

7 Reasons You Should Attend a Parent/Child Retreat

We know being a parent is hard work and the pressure to provide for your…

Blessings for Military Families

One of the biggest blessings of my job is working with the many military families…

Keeping Youth Connected to Jesus

How can we help young people from falling away from their faith? Not every young…

Family Camp Victory

Every week of Family Camp, we gather together on Friday evening around an old-fashioned campfire…

Reconnect by Reducing Screen Time

At the start of a new year many of us make resolutions to try and…

Tips for a Stress Free Year

Everyone, even those of us at Mount Hermon, get stressed. Just the work and home…

We’ve Got a Leak!

Drip. Drip. Drip. There are few things more soothing than the sound of rain outside…

High-Point Experiences

How “High-point” experiences unlock learning Often the way Church works is that the focus is…

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Redwood Summer Staff Highlight: Nathan Higuera

Nathan Higuera (Sharkie) is a valued summer staff counselor who has been a huge blessing…

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First-Timers Contest: Winners Announced

We are excited to announce the winners of The First-Timers Contest. Congratulations to: Ann Neumann…

First-Timers Contest For MH Writers Conference

When I attended my first writers’ conference years ago, I didn’t realize how dramatically it…

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…

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…