Join us for the next 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 October 18-22, 2021, but don’t worry – attendees can enjoy recordings of all sessions for the following 3 months!

Authors and illustrators participating in the conference include Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Glenys Nellist, Dorena Williamson, Roger Hutchison, Nicole Tadgell, Jennifer Grant, Xochitl Dixon, Kathleen Long Bostrom, Michael W. Waters, Traci Smith, Bethanie Baker Henderson, Emily Assell,, Andy Rogers, and Ruth Goring. Participating Christian children’s book publishing companies include Tyndale House, Penguin Random House, InterVarsity Press, The Little Press, and Teleion Books.  Children’s book agents include Karen Neumair (Credo Communications) and Sharon Elliott (AuthorizeMe).

For the first time, this conference will include optional group elevator pitch critique sessions with an editor or agent. Separate fee: $25 – learn more here

Tuition for the conference is only $169 per person and includes all presentations, panels, live Q&A, worship service, “submit your pitch”, networking lunch breaks, elevator pitch feedback (free version with attendees and Brian), open mic, and more. Optional add-ons: 1-on-1 virtual meetings, elevator pitch critique session with an editor or agent, manuscript review service, and The Business of Being a Spiritual Writer

Registration Now Open! Click here 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.

Conference Schedule including presentation descriptions

Conference Speakers

Details, Details… (Meetings with speakers, Submit Your Pitch, Open mic, Elevator pitch critique and feedback sessions, 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.

And of course, please check out our children’s book bookstore.

Registration Now Open! Click here 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.

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.