Be Inspired!  Looking for inspiration and practical advice to help your writing? Writing for Your Life and the Christian Theological Seminary welcome you to Indianapolis for our next 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 March 13-14, 2019, with an optional pre-conference DigDeeper Retreat on March 12 (separate registration required). The conference and retreat will take place at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church located at 100 W. 86th Street in Indianapolis.

Headline speakers for the event are authors Barbara Brown Taylor and John Pavlovitz. Leading our DigDeeper Retreat and two conference breakout sessions will be author Philip Gulley. Additional breakout sessions feature: Rev. Dr. Frank A. Thomas (author, preacher, and seminary professor), Erin Healy (author and freelance editor), Sophfronia Scott (author), MiHee Kim-Kort (author), Jessica Mesman (author), Susan Salley (Associate Publisher, Abingdon Press), Tony Jones (Senior Editor, Fortress Press), Mary Benard (Editorial Director, Skinner House Books),and Brian Allain  (owner of Writing for Your Life, who will speak about self/indie publishing).  You can learn more about each speaker through the links below.

Early-bird tuition (through February 15) for the main conference is $299 and includes all General Sessions and Breakout Seminars, refreshments, one-on-one meetings, and an open-mic session. Regular price registration is $329 (February 16 and thereafter).

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Conference Schedule

Breakout Seminar Descriptions

Conference Speakers

Also Included: One-on-one meetings, Open mic, Bookstore

DigDeeper Retreat (separate registration required; additional 0.5 CEUs available)

Lodging

Nearby restaurants for lunch

Indianapolis restaurants

 

Writing for Your Life is pleased to offer 1.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for pastors for this writers’ conference. Writing for Your Life is a member of the Association of Leaders in Lifelong Learning for Ministry (formerly the Society for the Advancement of Continuing Education for Ministry).

 

All conference participants are required to abide by our Code of Conduct.

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