Friday, June 15, 2012


East Metro Atlanta Christian Writers (EMACW) invites the public to its annual conference featuring a faculty of nine authors and speaker. The conference will be Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8 at Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Newton Center in Covington, Ga. (about 40 miles east of Atlanta on Interstate 20).

A special meet-and-greet for conference attendees and others to meet the faculty will be held on Thursday, September 6 from 7-9 p.m. at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.

The expert faculty will include:
  • Novelist and writing coach Sally Hamer
  • Award-winning novelists Jennifer Hudson Taylor and Julie Cannon
  • Editor and social marketing expert Edie Melson
  • Gift and devotional book author Karen Moore
  • Literary agent Les Stobbe
  • Local authors and bloggers Patricia Manns, Alicia Stunkel, and Leigh DeLozier.

Workshop topics will focus on both fiction and nonfiction writing. Sessions will include “Getting Started Freelancing,” “Writing Gift Books and Devotionals,” “Marketing Your Blog,” “Writing for Children,” “Writing a Memoir,” “The Character Waltz,” and more.

Registration includes five workshops and a keynote address each day, continental breakfast, lunch, and class handouts. The cost is $180 if paid by Friday, August 10, or $199 after August 10. Registration closes on Friday, August 31.

More details (including a registration form, faculty bios, and workshop descriptions) are online at For additional information, call EMACW director Colleen Jackson at 404-444-7514.


East Metro Atlanta Christian Writers (EMACW) is Chapter #3070 of the American Christian Writers Association.

Georgia Piedmont Technical College/Newton Center is located at 8100 Bob Williams Parkway in Covington, Ga. For directions or more information, visit

1 comment:

Lisa Hetzel said...

This group always provides an incredible conference. Make plans to come. I did five years ago and come back every year!