Jane Rubietta, Keynote Speaker
Jane is a freelance writer, international conference speaker, and cofounder of the coaching group Life Launch Me. She’s helped hundreds of people launch their writing and speaking dreams. Her 20 books include her debut novel The Forgotten Life of Evelyn Lewis, Heartbeat of a Mother, Worry Less So You Can Live More, Finding Your Way, and Finding Your Dream. She has also written hundreds of magazine articles and devotions. Jane got her start at Write-to-Publish.
Allie Pleiter, Plenary Speaker
Allie is a freelance writer, speaker, and writing-productivity coach. The dare from a friend to begin writing so far has produced a 17-year career with more than 1.4 million books sold. Her more than 40 novels and nonfiction books include The Chunky Method Handbook, How to Write When Everything Goes Wrong, Wander Canyon series, Matrimony Valley series, Blue Thorn Ranch series, and Gordon Falls series.
W. Terry Whalin, Banquet Speaker
Terry is an acquisitions editor at Morgan James Publishing, has held the same position at two other book publishing houses, is a former literary agent, and is a former magazine editor. He has written more than 60 nonfiction books, has been published in more than 50 magazines, and writes The Writing Life blog. His books include 10 Publishing Myths: What Every Author Needs to Succeed, Book Proposals That Sell, and Jumpstart Your Publishing Dreams.