Author Archives: Sue Fairchild

Whatever It Takes by Susan Boltz For some of my friends, writing is their deepest passion and pleasure. If you stuck them on a desert island, they’d immediately find a stick and begin chronicling feelings, poems, and stories in the … Continue reading

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In the Nick of Time By Crystal Hayduk Christmas is only a few days away. Unless you’re one of those organized and efficient types who plan far in advance, chances are panic is setting in because your heart is full … Continue reading

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Choosing An Editor by Sue A. Fairchild When a new author contacts me about editing work, I always cringe a bit inside because their first question inevitably is, “How much do you charge?” (Why is everyone’s first thought about money?) Now, … Continue reading

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Interview with Faculty Member: Carol Hamilton by Linda M. Au What types of writers will benefit from your class on public speaking? What stage of their careers might they be in? Writers have a message to share. Public speaking gives … Continue reading

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Poetry: New Truth From Old Stuff by Lora Zill This class at St. Davids Conference this year will appeal to poets at any level, but all wordsmiths will benefit. Learning to write poetry teaches the nonfiction or fiction writer how … Continue reading

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Interview with Faculty Member: Bob Hostetler Bob Hostetler is an award-winning writer, editor, pastor and speaker from southwestern Ohio. His 36 books, which include The Bone Box and American Idols (The Worship of the American Dream), have sold millions of copies. He has co-authored 11 … Continue reading

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Interview with Faculty Member: Jim Watkins Jim Watkins currently wears more hats than his Aunt Luella. He is associate acquisitions editor for Wesleyan Publishing House, a conference speaker throughout the U.S. and overseas, director of programming for St. Davids Christian Writers’ Conference, and editorial … Continue reading

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Better Than Winning by Susan Boltz, Contest Committee for St. Davids Christian Writers’ Conference  “I volunteered to be on the contest committee for St. Davids.” “Why would you volunteer to help with the contests? You have plenty on your plate … Continue reading

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Trifecta Confirmation by Sue Fairchild  One of the things I love the most about the St. Davids Christian Writers’ Conference is the contest winner announcements at the banquet at the end of the week. It brings together the people I’ve … Continue reading

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