Monday, February 20, 2012


The Carolina Christian Writers Conference will be held at First Baptist
Spartanburg, Friday, April 20-21. This two-day event will offer you the
Linda Gildenopportunity to learn from professionals in the publishing industry. Those who attend can learn about fiction, nonfiction, article writing, humor, children's writing, book proposals, social networking and more. Discover how to take your story from idea to the printed page. Pitch your work to editors and publishers. Explore the mechanics of good writing and the importance of writing with excellence to change the world.

Now is the time to realize your dream of being a published author.
Everyone has a story and now may be the time to learn how to tell yours. Join us for two information and inspiration packed days as you spend time with editors, publishers, and professional writers. Let them help you explore ways to share your story with others.

Visit the webpage for more details.
Writing for Him,
Linda Gilden  
Director, Carolina Christian Writers Conference


Cost is $125 and includes all workshops, tuition, meeting time with professionals, and snacks. Lodging is not included.
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Early bird price: $100 by February 29.

Some scholarships are available.

Register by calling 864.699.4314 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            864.699.4314      end_of_the_skype_highlighting or online 
Special Saturday Morning Pastors Workshop

Pastors, join us for the 9:00 a.m. Keynote session and stay for an information packed workshop with Leonard Goss, former editor at B&H Publishing Group, now coowner of Learn how to take your message from pulpit to print. Cost $20 and does not include appointments with professionals, conference materials, or meals. 
For more details and a list of faculty and workshops visit
Character Contest
Lynette Eason 
Have you ever pictured yourself as a character in a book? 
Here's your chance.

Enter the Carolina Christian Writers Conference  Character Contest. Submit the first three sentences of your original suspense novel. Entries will be judged by award-winning novelist Lynette Eason. Winner will have a character named for him or her in one of Lynette's future novels. Turn your entry in by lunch Saturday. There will be a box on the book table for the entries. Winner will be announced at the closing session on Saturday.
Manuscript Critique
Professionals are available to critique your manuscript in all genres. Cost of critique is $40. See Candy Arrington when you arrive. Questions? E-mail
Save with the Early Bird Special
Tuition $100 if paid by February 29.
$125 after February 29
Offer Expires: 2/29/12                                          Register by calling 699.4314 or

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