| Christian Writers Conference Features
Liz Curtis Higgs
ON MAY 30 AND 31, writers will again gather for Seattle
Pacific University’s Christian Writers Renewal. Sponsored
by the SPU Society of Fellows with support from Promontory Artists
Association, the two-day conference offers writers a time apart from
their busy lives to grow professionally and to restore their spirits.
Liz Curtis Higgs, humorist and author whose sales of almost two million
books attest to her influence on people’s lives, will be the
keynote speaker. Dick Staub, popular radio host and publisher of
the Web-based “Culture Watch,” will lead sessions on “Influencing
America’s Spiritual Journey.” Saturday workshops for
published authors, those well on their way to being published, and
serious beginners cover such topics as “Working With Editors
and Agents,” “Developing Strong Prose and Salable Short-Short
Stories” and “Starting and Maintaining Your Writing Career.” On
Friday, there will be opportunity for group editorial appointments
with editors looking for publishable material.
The public is invited to “An Evening With Liz Curtis Higgs” at
7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 30. Individual tickets are $12. Held in
Upper Gwinn Commons, this event, which includes a book signing, is
free for fully registered conferees.
Registration for the entire conference is $99, and discounts and
scholarships are available for university students. For a conference
brochure, registration information or Friday evening tickets, call
the Society of Fellows office at 206/281-2723 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The full brochure is also online at advance.spu.edu/Fellows/writers.
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