Conference for Christian Writers of Literature for Children and Young Adults
Enjoy a sneak peek of Tony Snipes‘s presentation for Write2Ignite 2018: “5 Things I Learned in Corporate America That Can Jumpstart Your Writing Business in under 24 Hours.”
Tony Snipes started out as an entrepreneurial artist and has grown with the times to become a digital strategist, focusing on marketing and small business. He spent most of his career in the news media industry, blending his Internet marketing and sales experience with his passion for the arts and entrepreneurship.
Tony now devotes his time to illustrating, writing, consulting, and speaking, using his blog, Art Lessons from God, and his new platform for Creatives, “Your Creative Mission.” This platform serves two purposes: to help creative people answer three questions—Who am I? Why am I here? and What should I be doing?—and to help them discover connections between their creative gifts and God’s calling on their creative endeavors. He markets his illustrations through the Facebook page “Portsmouth Aeroshipbuilding Co.” In addition, he has developed Art Slam! Live exhibitions, which are held throughout the Upstate of South Carolina.
Tony is happily married to his wife, Monica, and is the father of three beautiful and talented daughters: Azsa, Anisa, and Moriah.
Ready for Write2Ignite 2018? I’ll be leading three workshops at the conference: “Strangers in a Strange Land,” “Fiction Writing” (Teen Track), and “Writing Historical Fiction.” Let me describe them for you! “Strangers in a Strange Land” In Exodus 2:22, Moses names his son Gershom because Moses was a stranger in a strange land. Christian writers, in some […]
You’ve finished your picture book manuscript. You’ve read it over and over again, and you’ve revised it several times. The children in your life love it. You’ve even had a writing friend or two critique it for you. Finally, it’s ready to submit . . . or is it? In my workshop “Polishing Your Picture […]
Hello, everyone! This year’s Write2Ignite conference is coming up fast. As one of the presenters at the conference, I’ll be leading two workshops: “Children’s Book Categories” and “Writing from Childhood Memories.” Let me tell you about them. “Children’s Book Categories” Foundational to writing successfully for children is a clear knowledge of children’s literature, including knowledge […]
As a child, I penned a collection of Christmas poems. Little booklets of the poems became gifts tucked under Christmas trees. I loved creative writing and often wrote stories that I never finished, but I could always finish a poem. (Just don’t ask to see one of those early Christmas pieces!) Puzzles have always intrigued […]
Hi, there. Vicki Moss—contributing editor of Southern Writers Magazine and author—here. Looks like we’re fast approaching September and the Write2Ignite conference, and as usual, I can’t wait to cross the South Carolina line. This year, I’ll be teaching two classes: “The Journey towards Finding Your Writing Voice” and “Connecting the Dots.” Believe it or not, […]
Your proposal is rejected—again—and your head swirls with doubt, disappointment, and confusion. You pour your heart out in a blog post, take hours to format it just right, click Post, and wait. The only buzz you hear is from the ceiling fan above your head, and the only comments you receive are from your mother […]