Johnese Burtram

Guest Blog: Patricia Durgin, Prepare to Publish Conference Speaker

Patricia Durgin is the founder of Marketers On a Mission, the FB Live program offering tutorials and interviews by and for Christian writers and speakers. She’s hosted more than 300 60-minute episodes as of May 2019, and she’s still going strong! She dissects complex online marketing tasks, moving learners from “I’ll never be able to …

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Guest Blog: Linda Rondeau, Prepare to Publish Conference Speaker

Award winning author, Linda Wood Rondeau serves as both senior editor and acquisitions editor for Elk Lake Publishing. A veteran social worker, her published novels examine the complexities of human relationships. Most of Linda’s work is contemporary fiction. However, she has published both speculative and non-fiction. Her blog, Snark and Sensibility, hosts writers of various …

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November Webinar

Writing Devotions from the Heart November 13, 2019, 8 p.m. Eastern Ready to write devotions? Understanding what a devotion is, the process for writing one, the patterns available, and other essential elements, will take yours to a higher level. You will leave this workshop able to: Make your devotions B.E.A.U.T.I.F.U.L. to editors and readers. Write …

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Guest Blog: Meet Yvonne Ortega, Prepare to Publish Conference Speaker

Yvonne Ortega walks with a small footprint but leaves a giant imprint in people’s lives. This power-packed package is an international award-winning speaker and author of the Moving from Broken to Beautiful® Series through cancer, divorce, forgiveness and loss. See www.YvonneOrtega.com. She has taught writing classes at major conferences in the United States. Yvonne celebrates …

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CCWF in October

Call for Submissions Prayer for Writers a handbook of prayers for your writing life Publishing project for 2020 A Member Project Submissions open on  Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Participate in a Write In: (for those who draw inspiration from writing and feed back in a group) Tuesday, 10/8                 10:00AM – 12:00N at the home …

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Book Review

The Copywriter’s Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Copy that Sells, Robert W. Bly / A Book Review

Bly Writes to Sell, Part 1 Robert W. Bly. 2005. The Copywriter’s Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Copy that Sells. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin. At the heart of the Gospel is a tough sell: give up your sinful desires and surrender your life to God. In my work at T2Pneuma Publishers LLC, I …

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Guest Blog: Sarah Bolme, Prepare to Publish Conference Speaker

Sarah Bolme is the Director of Christian Indie Publishers Association. Through this organization Sarah provides assistance to small publishers and independently published authors marketing books to the Christian marketplace. Sarah is also the author of the award-winning book Your Guide to Marketing Books in the Christian Marketplace. The fourth edition will be released in February 2019.Have   …

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Guest Blog: Cindi McMenamin, Prepare to Publish Conference Speaker

Cindi McMenamin is a national speaker, the author of 17 books (all from Harvest House Publishers), and a certified writing coach who has been helping aspiring writers become published authors for more than 15 years. Cindi will be presenting a workshop on “Presenting Yourself as an Author and Speaker” at the CCWF Conference and will …

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