Writers Conference

Ten Things You Should Never Say to an Author

“What do you do?” The question writers dread. Phil Callaway, keynote speaker at Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference, gives his responses.

Success or Failure?

Success is not overnight. Blossom Turner tells how it took nearly ten years for her novel to published and how attending Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference helped.

What Mount Hermon Taught Me About Writing and Life

Joseph Bentz shares lessons he has learned at Mount Hermon Christian Writers, and how those lessons moved his writing career forward.

Early Bird Catches the Discount

Haven’t registered yet for the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference? Be an early bird and…

Interview with the Conference Director

2019 will be a special year for many of us: births, weddings, books published. It’s…

Take the First Step

  “Coming to Mount Hermon was a pivotal moment in my writing career,” a First-Timers…

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Christy Award Winners Announced Soon

This week Christy Award finalists are waiting for the announcements—is their book a winner? Mount…

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Food, Friends, Fellowship: The Mount Hermon Dining Hall

“I find meals important for relationship building. The dining room atmosphere and staff make it…

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Christy Award Finalists Announced

Hear ye! Hear ye! (sound of trumpets) The announcement of … (more trumpets) Each fall…

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How To Be An Expert

by Cheri Cowell Do you consider yourself an expert? As speakers and writers, like it or…

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How to Guarantee Rejection of Your Guest Post Pitch

by Laura Christianson This article was originally published at BloggingBistro.com. Re-printed with permission. Here is…

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What You Need to Know about the GDPR

by Katie Hornor In a modern digital world that is constantly changing, it’s important that…

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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’…

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Writing on the Deepest Places

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

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Get Your Professional Head Shot

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

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A Writers Conference with More

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

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Pre-Conference Manuscript Submission Opportunity

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

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Morning Mentoring Clinics and More

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

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Dream Bigger Dreams

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

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Fantasy, Sci-fi, Spec Fiction … Huh?

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

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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,”…

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Be Bold—Take a Boost Clinic!

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

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I Don’t Belong Here

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

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Giving Place to Teens

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