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The following information pertains to the 2019 conference. Prices may change for 2020, and the dates will be different.
From the Brochure
How to Sell
Your Manuscripts
at Write-to-Publish
How to Pitch an Editor
in Fewer Than Five Minutes (MP3)
Michelle Medlock Adams
Assistant acquisitions editor, Little Lamb Books, LLC
Freelance writer and speaker
Karin Beery
Editor, Guiding Light imprint, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas
David Bennett
Managing editor, HomeLife; content editor, Open Windows devotional
Representative, Journey, Stand Firm devotionals
Dan Brownell
Editor, Today's Christian Living and Today's Pastor
Debra L. Butterfield
Editor, CrossRiver Media Group
Catherine DeVries
Publisher, Kregel Publications
Victoria Duerstock
Serious Writer contest director
Dori Harrell
Managing editor, Redemption Press; freelance editor
Marianne Hering
Senior associate editor, Focus on the Family
Athena Dean Holtz
Publisher, Redemption Press
Bethany Jett
Freelance writer, speaker
Co-owner, Serious Writer, Inc.
Lin Johnson
Managing editor, Christian Communicator
Freelance editor and writer
Debbie King
Associate copyeditor, Tyndale Kids and Youth
Ginger Kolbaba
Acquisitions editor, parenting teens, tweens, adopted and special needs kids, national Christian family magazine and website
Freelance editor and writer
Rowena Kuo
CEO and executive editor, Brimstone Fiction
Rochelle Melander
Editor, The Word in Season
Freelance writer
Dr. Bryan Litfin
Education Project Editor, Moody Publishers
DiAnn Mills
Freelance writer, speaker
Stephen O'Rear
Senior associate editor, Focus on the Family Clubhouse
Representative, Clubhouse Jr.
Allie Pleiter
Freelance writer, speaker
Michelle Rayburn
Freelance writer, speaker, worship leader
Andy Rogers
Acquisitions editor, Zondervan
Jane Rubietta
Freelance writer and speaker
Cynthia Ruchti
Literary agent, Books & Such Literary Management
Freelance writer, speaker, worship leader
Tim Shoemaker
Freelance writer, speaker
Amy Simpson
Acquisitions editor, Moody Publishers
Cindy Sproles
Executive editor, Christian Devotions
Managing editor, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas
Freelance writer
Letitia Suk
Chaplain, freelance writer and speaker
Carol Traver
Senior developmental editor, Tyndale House Publishers
James Watkins
Editorial director, ACW Press
Freelance writer, speaker
Cyle Young
Literary agent, Hartline Literary and Cyle Young Literary Elite
Co-owner, Serious Writer, Inc.
Kandi Zeller
Editor, Unlocked teen devotional; representative, Keys for Kids devotional
  Updates from the Brochure

Dori Harrell
Debbie King
Dr. Brian Litfin

Jesse Doogan
Caroline George