Every Saturday our small daily, the Tryon Daily Bulletin, features a local person on the cover, with a story inside. Saturday was my turn.
Forty-one years ago Les, then editor of Moody Press, and Glenn Arnold, journalism professor at Moody Bible Institute, decided to initiate a writing seminar. Initially a two-week course with college credit, it eventually morphed into a three-day conference.
Congratulations are in order for seven fiction clients of the Leslie H. Stobbe Literary Agency for placing as a semi-finalist in the 2014 ACFW Genesis Contest for unpublished manuscripts. Finalists are to be announced around mid-June.
Earlier this month, I had the chance to lead three workshops at the HACWN Christian writers conference in Overland Park, a suburb of Kansas City, MO.
What does it take to get you down as a writer? Agents and editors who don’t respond? Editors who seem to have only a Reject button? A disappointing sales number on your royalty report? The news that some publishers have laid off your favorite editor? Failure to effectively connect with any editor at a Christian writers’ conference?
Grounded in the Faith, by Kenneth Erisman, a client of Leslie H. Stobbe Literary Agency, has received two all-star reviews in prestigious review organs, Tim Challies and World Magazine.