We are pleased to announce that the fourth annual Antelope Valley Christian Writers' Conference has been scheduled for May 15- 16, 2009 . Whether you're an absolute beginner - a seasoned professional - or somewhere in-between, this may be for you. If you enjoy writing, and you'd like to learn how the publishing business works, you are welcome to attend.
As we know, God gives different gifts to different people. For us, the Lord has given us the special gift of putting pen to paper to share a message. We have a passion to take a simple story and build it into a finished product that will inspire others. For some it may be a lucrative full-time career. For others, it's a rewarding pastime. But wherever you come from - and wherever you want to go - we are all motivated by the simple joy of telling a story.
We can help you get there.
We have assembled a blue-ribbon panel of distinguished speakers, who have dozens of books and decades of experience between them. They include:
--Susan Titus Osborn, one of the leading writing coaches in America today.
--Tim Riter, a prolific writer, college professor, and inspirational speaker.
--Kathy Ide, our expert in manuscript editing and proofreading.
You can attend workshops in a wide array of creative categories. You'll meet fellow writers who share your calling - your zeal - and perhaps your frustrations as well. Together, we can help you take your writing to the next level, the best it can be.
Enter a contest with cash prizes. Receive a personalized professional critique on your latest writing project. Bring your laptop computer to take advantage of our wireless Internet connection. Even present your work directly to editors from leading Christian publishers!
We will meet in the facilities of The Antelope Valley Church, a non-denominational congregation in Lancaster, in the northern reaches of Los Angeles County. Complimentary refreshments, a continental breakfast, and a buffet lunch will be provided. Several budget-priced hotels are in the local area for your convenience.
Please have a look at our website, at www.avwriters.com. Or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.