Writers Conference

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Let God Pick Your Roommate

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

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Meet Keynote Speaker Allen Arnold

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

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Why Is This Taking So Long?

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

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Say Something Nice

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

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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.…

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Writer’s Conference Live – Friday Morning

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

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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…

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See Yourself as a Writer

by Blythe Daniel Over the years there have been messages I’ve heard from pastors or…

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Make 2017 the Year to Step Up

by Marci Seither Surveys say that 82 to 90 percent of Americans want to write…

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Scout’s Guide for Conference Attendees: Be Prepared

by Susan K. Stewart “I am a first-time ‘camper’ and am so excited that it’s…

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More Than Skin Deep: Getting to Know Your Characters from the Outside In

by Sarah Sundin My favorite part of writing is getting to know my characters. Although…

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10 Ways to Be Awkward at a Writer’s Conference

by Mary DeMuth My young adult kids overuse the word awkward. As in … they…

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Writing Workshops for Children’s Writers

The Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference has opportunities for all writers, and this year we…

Extended Deadline for All Mentoring Clinics

by Jan Kern Do you have a writing project that’s nearly ready to be birthed?…

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Challenge Yourself

by Marci Seither One of the most often asked questions when I talk to school-age…

Homeschooled Students Get Career Help

by Susan K. Beatty Are you a Christian homeschooled teen or young adult who dreams…

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Writing a Captivating True Story

by Jan Kern What draws you into a nonfiction book or article and keeps you…

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Four Ways Money Can Add Depth to Your World

by Chris Morris Many novels hardly even mention currency in the story. And most characters…

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The Psalmist Had a Day Job

by Cynthia Ruchti For every writer who slogged through a day where interruptions outnumbered hours…

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17 Questions to Ask When Researching for Your Novel

by Sarah Sundin When I started writing my first World War II novel, I thought…