July 31- August 2: Karitos Christian Arts Conference; Bolingbrook, Illinois. Contact: Bob Hay, 24-B N. Belmont Ave., Arlington Heights IL 60004-6174; 847-749-1284;email@example.com; www.karitos.com. Features workshops in all areas of the arts, including writing.
August 1-3: Willamette Writers Conference; Sheraton Airport Hotel, Portland OR. Register online at www.WillametteWriters.com/WWC/3. Register by July 1 and save. General conference.
August 2: American Christian Writers Dayton Conference; Dayton, Ohio.Contact: Reg Forder, PO Box 110390, Nashville TN 37222; 1-800-WRITE; ACWriters@aol.com; www.ACWriters.com. Speaker: Holly Miller.
August 2: Texas Christian Writers Conference; Houston, Texas. Contact:Martha Rogers, 6038 Greenmont, Houston TX 77092; 713-686-7209; firstname.lastname@example.org. Editors and agents in attendance.
August 7-9: Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference; Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Contact: Marlene Bagnull, 316 Blanchard Rd., Drexel Hill PA 19026-3507;phone/fax: 610-626-6833; email@example.com; www.writehisanswer.com/Philadelphia. Editors and agents in attendance.
August 7-11: The Writing Academy Seminar; Minneapolis, Minnesota.Contact: Mar Korman, 1128 Mule Lake Dr. N.E., Outing MN 56662; 218-792-5144;firstname.lastname@example.org; www.wams.org/pages/2seminar.htm.
August 8-9:American Christian Writers Minneapolis Conference; Minneapolis, Minnesota. Contact: Reg Forder, PO Box 110390, Nashville TN 37222; 1-800-21-WRITE;ACWriters@aol.com; www.ACWriters.com. Speakers: Doug Trouten, Dave Horton, and Sally Stuart.
August 8-9: FaithWriters.com Writing Conference; Livonia, Michigan (Detroit Metro area). Contact: Scott Lindsay, 15630 Williams, Livonia MI 48154, email@example.com, www.faithwriters.com/conference.php.
August 16: American Christian Writers Springfield Conference; Springfield, Missouri.Contact: Reg Forder, PO Box 110390, Nashville TN 37222; 1-800-21-WRITE;ACWriters@aol.com; www.ACWriters.com. Speakers: John Maempa and Paul Smith.
August 17-22: Cape Cod Annual Summer Writers’ Conference and Young Writers’ Workshop (ages 12-16); Craigville Conference Center, Massachusetts. Contact: Jacqueline M. Loring, director, Box 408, Osterville MA 02566; 508-420-0200; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.capecodwriterscenter.com. Editors and agents in attendance.
August 18-20: CLASSeminar (Christian Leaders and Speakers Seminar)with Florence and Marita Littauer. This is one of the best rraining seminars for writers wanting to learn how to speak. Website: www.classervices.com, or contact Tama Westman at: email@example.com
August 22-28: 2008 Maui Writers Retreat; Honolulu HI.Sign up online at: www.mauiwriters.com or call 808-879-0061; or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 27-29: 2008 Creative Freelancer Conference; Hyatt Regency, Chicago IL.For details and to register, go to: www.CreativeFreelancerConference.com, or contact Lyn Menke at CreativeFreelancerConference@fwpub.com. Register by July 15 to save $60. General conferemce.
August 29-September 1: 2008 Maui Writers Conference; Honolulu HI.Sign up online at: www.mauiwriters.com or call 808-879-0061; or e-mail: email@example.com.