10. You’ll find dozens of books on writing, publishing, and marketing in our bookstore.
9. You’ll spend three and a half days with other people who understand you and don’t think you’re weird.
8. You’ll have multiple opportunities to grow your network, which can result in all kinds of publishing surprises.
7. You’ll be able to discern better God’s direction for your writing since you’ll be away from the normal distractions of life.
6. You can choose from a wide variety of electives to help you write different genres, write for different audiences, make you a better editor of your manuscripts, deal with the business side of writing, become more adept at using social media, and learn to speak to promote your message.
5. You have a choice of five-hour continuing classes for in-depth training, whether you’re just starting to write (or only thinking about it), you’re writing fiction or nonfiction, you want to write about your (or someone else’s) experiences, you need to create or revamp your author website, or you’re hoping to quit your day job and write full-time.
4. You’ll connect with God as you worship Him with Cynthia Ruchti and get inspired and challenged by our general-session speakers, Bob Hostetler and Michelle Medlock Adams.
3. You can get professional feedback on your manuscripts without paying a lot of money, whether it’s a free or paid evaluation, a more in-depth critique, an afternoon or evening critique group, or a quick read during a one-on-one appointment.
2. You’ll hear what every editor on faculty is looking for right now.
1. You get personal time with editors, publishers, and agents. Countless alumni have sold manuscripts through contact at Write-to-Publish.