Announcing the second annual Writing for Your Life Christian Children’s Book Conference!  Our theme is “sparking children’s spiritual curiosity”. All online for your convenient enjoyment! The conference is geared toward Christian children’s books readers and writers, including church ministry staff, educators and librarians. The conference takes place live from Monday May 10-14, 2021, but don’t worry – attendees can enjoy recordings of all sessions for the following 3 months!

Author speakers for the conference include Cindy Wang Brandt, Katherine Paterson, Glenys Nellist, Matthew Paul Turner, Kathleen Long Bostrom, Sharon Elliott, Jennifer Grant, and Traci Smith. Participating Christian children’s book publishing companies include Beaming Books, Flyaway Books, Tyndale House, Penguin Random House, Our Daily Bread Ministries, and United Methodist Publishing.  Children’s book agents include Karen Neumair (Credo Communications) and Keely Boeving (WordServe Literary Agency). Additional speakers include an illustrator, children’s church ministry staff, and emerging children’s book writers.

Tuition for the conference is only $169 per person and includes all presentations, panels, live Q&A, book discussions, worship service, “submit your pitch”, networking lunch breaks, elevator pitch feedback, open mic, and more. Or you can register a group of 5 people at the discounted rate of only $139 per person.

Registration Now Open! Click on the link below to pay for your registration (credit cards, debit cards, PayPal, or PayPal Credit are accepted; all payments are processed through PayPal). After you pay, an email confirmation will be sent to the name and email address you enter into PayPal (or the one associated with your PayPal account) within 5 days. If you need to change the name or email address please let us know.

CLICK HERE to pay for an individual registration ($169).

Or instead – you can register a group of 5 people at the discounted rate of only $139 per person. CLICK HERE to pay for a group of 5 ($139 per person; $695 total)

Conference Schedule including presentation descriptions

Conference Speakers

Details, Details… (Meetings with speakers, Submit Your Pitch, Open mic, Elevator pitch feedback session, and more)

Optional seminar: The Business of Being a Spiritual Writer (separate registration required)

Optional private 1-on-1 meetings with speakers (separate registration required; Sign up is available after you register for the conference.) – learn more here

Optional children’s book manuscript critique service – learn more here.

Registration Now Open! Click on the link below to pay for your registration (credit cards, debit cards, PayPal, or PayPal Credit are accepted; all payments are processed through PayPal). After you pay, an email confirmation will be sent to the name and email address you enter into PayPal (or the one associated with your PayPal account) within 5 days. If you need to change the name or email address please let us know.

CLICK HERE to pay for an individual registration ($169).

CLICK HERE to pay for a group of 5 ($139 per person; $695 total)

By registering, all conference participants agree to abide by our Code of Conduct and Release Agreement.

All conference and seminar information are subject to change.