Which Conferences Are Worth It?
One of the most complete websites for different types of writer's conferences is Shaw Guides. You can check this search engine out at:
The Shaw Guide to Writers Conferences and Workshops
Over the last twenty years, Terry Whalin has attended a number of conferences as a participant and on the faculty. Below are some of his favorite conferences and the links to them.
Each spring in New York City, the ASJA, the leading nonfiction writers group in the nation, holds their annual conference. It is a professional conference for writers with excellent faculty and information.
The American Society of Journalists and Authors conference
One of the oldest and top Christian writers conferences in the U.S. is Mt. Hermon located south of San Jose, CA and held each spring over the Palm Sunday weekend. This
conference has been one of the outstanding ones in terms of faculty, material and conference facility. Terry highly recommends it.
The Mt. Hermon Christian Writers Conference
Another spring conference to consider is the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. Nestled into the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, this conference has a world-class conference center and staff. Check out the details at:
The Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference
One of the well-done conferences in the fall is the CLASS Christian Writers Conference in New Mexico. The beautiful facility and faculty make this conference worth your consideration.
The CLASS Christian Writers Conference
If you are looking to attend a Christian writer's conference in June then consider the Write to Publish Conference held in the Billy Graham Center on the Wheaton College Campus outside of Chicago, IL, this conference has excellent facilities, well-known editors on staff and is one to consider attending:
The Write To Publish Conference
Each August, the Oregon Christian Writers have a well-attended conference that is worth your consideration:
The Oregon Christian Writers Summer Conference
Marlene Bagnull runs two excellent Christian conferences that you should also conider attending in Colorado and Philadelphia. To learn the specific details use these links:
Colorado Christian Writers Conference
Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference
Here are some other conferences to consider which may be closer in location or a more time convenient for you to attend:
The Florida Christian Writer's Conference
The Jerry B. Jenkins Writing for the Soul Writer's Conference
The Southwest Christian Writers Association (SCWA) Conference
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