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Get to know Genesis Parker, worship leader for our Writers Renewal conference.

Genesis Parker, Conference Worship Leader

by Elizabeth Griffin Worship at the 2018 Northwest Christian Writers Renewal will be led by Genesis Parker, the worship director at Living Hope Christian Fellowship. One look at a photo of Genesis …

Get to know Adria Goetz. She'll be representing Martin Literary at the Northwest Christian Writers Renewal conference.

Adria Goetz: Bringing a Millennial Perspective

by Elizabeth Griffin Anyone who can develop and sell a book titled The Compendium of Magical Beasts: An Anatomical Study of Cryptozoology’s Most Elusive Beings has got to be incredibly imagin…

Get to know editor Steve Barclift. He'll be representing Kregel Publications at our Writers Renewal conference.

Steve Barclift – Kregel Publications

by Elizabeth Griffin Another veteran in the book business joins us this year at the Renewal. Steve Barclift has worked with books and authors for more than 30 years as a children’s book author and …

Visit our blog and get to know literary agent Diana Flegal. She’ll be representing Hartline Literary Agent at our Writers Renewal conference next month.

An Interview with Diana Flegal of Hartline Literary Agency

by Elizabeth Griffin EG: In your career of working with books and authors, what has been the highlight—e.g., working with specific authors or on specific projects? DF: Truthfully, I enjoy all aspec…

Get to know literary agent and publishing expert Steve Laube. He’ll be representing the the Steve Laube Agency and Enclave Publishing at our 2018 Northwest Christian Writers Renewal conference.

Steve Laube: Eclectic Experience in the Marketplace of Books

by Elizabeth Griffin Steve Laube is well-known by regular attendees at the Northwest Christian Writers Renewal. A literary agent and president of the Steve Laube Agency, he’s been in the book indus…

Visit our blog and get to know literary agent Nick Harrison. He’ll be representing the WordServe Agency at our 2018 Northwest Christian Writers Renewal conference.

Nick Harrison: A Friendly Face Returns to the Renewal

by Elizabeth Griffin Nick Harrison is a familiar face at the annual Northwest Christian Writers Renewal, and we are thrilled to have him return again this year. His friendly demeanor makes him appr…

Get to know literary agent Blythe Daniel. She'll be representing the Blythe Daniel Agency at our 2018 Writers Renewal conference.

Focus on Blythe Daniel

by Elizabeth Griffin Bring your elevator pitch to Blythe Daniel at this year’s Renewal. Approachable and energetic, Blythe takes a personal interest in the authors she represents. She is returning …

An Interview with Rachel Hauck, Keynote Speaker at the 2018 Northwest Christian Writers Renewal conference

An Interview with Rachel Hauck, Keynote Speaker at the 2018 Renewal

by Elizabeth Griffin EG: Tell us about yourself, Rachel. Anything you want to share is great. RH: I am a working author, which means I live on deadline. I write a book only to rewrite the book. By …

Bestselling author Rachel Hauck will be the keynote speaker at our 2018 Northwest Christian Writers Renewal conference.

Northwest Christian Writers Association - 2018 Northwest Christian Writers Renewal

Learn the secret behind worship leader Lisa Mitts’ compassion for traumatized people.   #2017WritersRenewal #Christian #writers #conference #worship

Lisa Mitts: Worship Leader and Activist with Heart

by Elizabeth Griffin The gifts Lisa Mitts brings to this year’s conference as worship leader have come at great personal cost. She is a survivor of trauma. When she was 24, a stalker assaulted her …

Get to know author and editor Jennifer Slattery, and find out how you can schedule an appointment with her at the Writers Renewal conference.   #2017WritersRenewal #Christian #writers #conference

Jennifer Slattery: A Way with Words

By Elizabeth Griffin From the moment she could speak, Jennifer Slattery loved words. In fact, her mother used to beg her to be silent—just for five minutes. But Jennifer couldn’t do it. Even when d…

You can benefit from the social media and fiction expertise of award-winning author Tricia Goyer at our Writers Renewal.   #2017WritersRenewal #Christian #writers #conference

Tricia Goyer: Real-Life Wonder Woman

We all know at least one Wonder Woman. Or we’ve heard of one. Because whenever a woman manages to parent more than a couple of children, earn an income, actively minister in her church and communit…

Sonja Anderson will be teaching two fantastic workshops at our Writers Renewal for those interested in writing for children.   #2017WritersRenewal #Christian #writers #conference #children

Sonja Anderson: Book-Loving Librarian, Educator, and Children’s Author

by Eric Gollings The first time I went to a book launch, I wasn’t sure what to expect. My family arrived at the Burien Public Library a little late and found a crowd packed into the expansive meeti…

You can learn from the writing expertise of college professor Amy Letinsky at the 2017 Writers Renewal.   #Christian #writers #conference #writing #2017WritersRenewal

Amy Letinsky: Critical Thinker, Crazy about Metaphor

By Elizabeth Griffin Those who attend Northwest Christian Writers Association meetings regularly know that longtime member Amy Letinsky is a critical thinker, crazy about metaphor, and an avid read…

Get to know editor and flash-fiction master Ben Wolf. Ben will be taking appointments at the Renewal and giving a repeat performance of his very popular workshop "Acting Out: Fighting Basics for Authors."  #Christian #writers #conference #writing #fiction #editors #splicketypublishinggroup

Ben Wolf: A Renegade in the Flash-Fiction Marketplace

By Elizabeth Griffin Ben Wolf could be classified as primary evidence in the argument against giving children Ritalin. Are you offended by that statement? Read the section titled “Who is Ben Wolf?”…

Bill Jensen: A Wealth of Experience and a Vision for the Innovative

By Elizabeth Griffin About 15 years ago a friend of mine said she had an idea for a book. She wanted to list one thousand things she was grateful for. I encouraged her to write her book, knowing th…