Writers Conference

tired dragon resting on books

Dangle Your Modifiers In Someone Else’s Fairytale, Por Favor

by Carrie Talbott Once upon a time there was a faculty member—the fairest smarty pants…

Get Ready for That Appointment

by Susan K. Stewart I remember my first appointment with an editor at a writers’…

lady walking in fall leaves

Writing on the Deepest Places

by Kelly Harrel Last year I had the honor of teaching for the first time…

photographer's camera

Get Your Professional Head Shot

With the ease of taking a selfie and relatively inexpensive photo editing software, why pay…

dining hall

A Writers Conference with More

Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference is one of the premier conferences in the United States.…

a promise of rain book

Pre-Conference Manuscript Submission Opportunity

by John Vonhof Manuscript Retrieval Coordinator One of the benefits of attending the Mt. Hermon…

sunrise over the mountains

Morning Mentoring Clinics and More

Unlike other writers’ conferences, the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference offers many options for attendees…

the word dream with pencil

Dream Bigger Dreams

by Allen Arnold The world can be hard on our dreams. What once seemed so…

fantasy panorama

Fantasy, Sci-fi, Spec Fiction … Huh?

by Lindsey Franklin I tell people Mount Hermon is my home conference. It’s not an…

people visiting outside at mount hermon

An Introvert’s Guide to Surviving a Writers’ Conference

by Jeanette Hanscome “I don’t think I have the right personality for the writing world,”…

rocket launch

Be Bold—Take a Boost Clinic!

by Jan Kern Pre-Conference Boost Clinic Coordinator You’ve probably already noticed; the 2018 Mount Hermon…

check sign from the street

I Don’t Belong Here

by Christy Hoss The closer I got to Mount Hermon driving up Conference Drive, the…

mount hermon teen writer track

Giving Place to Teens

by Shannon Dittemore Why do we tell stories? Why does it matter? And what does…

log camp bed

Let God Pick Your Roommate

Interested in attending the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference? Need to go with “shared economy…

dishes of salsa

Meet Keynote Speaker Allen Arnold

Allen Arnold is the author of The Story of With, an allegory about creativity that fuses together…

woman waiting

Why Is This Taking So Long?

by Janet Hanscome I knew I should be happy for my roommate, but when she…

encouragement is optimism in action

Say Something Nice

Large writers’ conferences can be encouraging and discouraging at the same time. For some writers,…

dining hall

Attendee Learns from Informal Conversations

“I sensed that God was telling me to write a book. I thought it was…

Something New at the Writers Conference

The Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference has been a premiere conference for years. One of…

First-Timers Contest Open

by Susan K. Stewart I pulled my suitcase from the carousel, turned, and looked for…

Christy Awards Gala Upcoming

Upon hearing the news that her short novel Restoring Christmas is a 2017 Christy award…

Seven Months and Counting

Only seven months. That’s right. Only seven months until 2018 Mount Hermon Christian Writer’s Conference.…

Mount Hermon redwoods bridge

Writer’s Conference Live – Friday Morning

Friday, April 7, 2017 The weather is cool, but the air refreshed after overnight rain.…

stream in the woods

HIs Message, Your Voice

by Shadia Hrichi The air was crisp when I ventured out early one morning to walk…

How Christian Writers’ Conferences Have Changed My Life

by Kathy Ide Mount Hermon Christian Writer’s Conference Director I love Christian writers’ conferences! I…