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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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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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Recite or Relate by Carol Hamilton Have you ever been to a piano recital and noticed the student who has all the technique mastered? Her fingers arched, back straight, she strokes each key with precision and doesn’t miss a note, … Continue reading

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Waiting for Inspiration

by Joanne Brokaw “Writing lies in the vast space between those two poles of brilliance and desolation, in a space called work.”   An acquaintance, we’ll call him Joe, recently told me he’s a writer. “I have several books in … Continue reading

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Mark your calendar for June 22-26, 2016

Did you enjoy this year’s conference? (New features included modern, air-conditioned, handicap-accessible housing, the daily “St. Davids Live” show, new Saturday self-contained track, etc.) Mark your calendar for June 22-26, 2016! And bring your writer friends for another educational, encouraging … Continue reading

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From closing session . . .

Thanks to Marcia Gunnett Woodard for her prayer at the closing session: Prayer of Gratitude and Consecration Creator, Father of Lights, Giver of all good gifts, I thank You for the gifts You’ve given me. The unique blend Of talents … Continue reading

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