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Writing for Your Life Spiritual Writers’ Conference – Chicagoland 2018

November 6, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - November 8, 2018 @ 5:00 PM CST

Writing for Your Life welcomes you to the Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church in Elmhurst, IL (suburban Chicago) for our Writing for Your Life Spiritual Writers’ Conference! The conference is open to all who are interested in spiritual writing. This conference focuses on inspiration and craft for spiritual writing, with some “how to get published” thrown in. It includes popular Christian authors and representatives from the Christian publishing industry. The main conference will take place on November 7-8, 2018, with an optional pre-conference DigDeeper Retreat (separate registration required) on November 6.

Headline speakers for the event are Michael Maudlin, Executive Editor and Senior Vice President at HarperOne, and Lauren Winner, author and seminary professor. Leading our DigDeeper Retreat and two main conference breakout sessions will be Jennifer Grant (author and freelance editor). Additional breakout sessions with: Amy Julia Becker (author), Dominique Gilliard (author), Caryn Rivadeneira (author and worship director) Helen Lee (author and InterVarsity Press), Andy Olsen (Christianity Today), Sarah Atkinson (Tyndale House), Sarah Rubio (author and Tyndale House), Karen Neumair (literary agent), and Brian Allain  (owner of Writing for Your Life).  Unfortunately Sarah Bessey is unable to participate due to an illness.  Please pray for her speedy recovery. You can learn more about each speaker through the links below.

Early-bird tuition (through Sept. 30) for the main conference is $329 and includes all General Sessions and Breakout Seminars, lunches, refreshments, one-on-one meetings, and an open-mic session. Regular price registration is $359 (October 1 and thereafter).

Registration Now Open! Click on the link below to pay now and complete your registration (PayPal or credit/debit card accepted)


November 6, 2018 @ 8:00 AM CST
November 8, 2018 @ 5:00 PM CST


Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church
149 West Brush Hill Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
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