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Workshops – Monday, July 28

Monday, July 28 Workshop A – 3:30–4:30 1.  Partnering with God in Your Writing Process (Inspirational) Barbara Milligan, associate editor, STEPS Would you like to see more clearly how God is involved in your writing process—and in your life? This workshop will give you some helpful guidelines that can make you more aware of God’s presence, whether you’re staring at a …

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On-Site Lodging

Please note: all information is current as of this date, but may be subject to change. We will make every effort to inform you if there are any changes. We have several choices of lodging again this year. You may choose from the affordable cabins, a dorm-style room in the Plaza, or the air conditioned comfort of Riverfront Lodge. There …

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Sherrie Ashcraft, Hospitality

Sherrie Ashcraft, a former nurse, and her husband were missionaries to Nigeria, West Africa. They are involved in their local church and will be the commanders for a new AWANAprogram this fall. Sherrie plays piano for a worship service at a local Alzheimer’s facility each week. Because she and her daughter, Christina Berry, share not only one brain but also …

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Summer Conference Director: Patricia H. Rushford

Patricia H. Rushford, OCW Summer Conference Director, has written numerous articles, authored over 45 books, including What Kids Need Most in a Mom, Have You Hugged Your Teenager Today?, and It Shouldn’t Hurt to Be a Kid. She also writes a number of mystery series: The Helen Bradley Mysteries, The Angel Delaney Mysteries, The McAllister Files and The Jennie McGrady …

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1. Contemporary Women’s Fiction — Melody Carlson

From women’s edgier issues-based novels to lighthearted chick lit, Melody Carlson has probably written it. With nearly 200 books to her name (both fiction and nonfiction) her favorite “genre” is women’s fiction—make that women of all ages (from 10–100). Discover what it takes to write novels about tough subjects like addiction or mental illness. Tap into real-life challenges to create …

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