Do you have a professional headshot? If so, how long has it been since it was taken? Good headshots can be extremely valuable at helping you promote your work. They can be used on business cards, in articles, on book jackets, on blogs, and elsewhere. At the 2018 Write2Ignite conference, you’ll have an opportunity for … More Photo Sessions for the 2018 Conference
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 … More Sneak Peek: Samantha Bell’s Presentation for W2I 2018
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 … More Sneak Peek: Jean Matthew Hall’s Presentations for W2I 2018
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 … More Sneak Peek: Brenda Covert’s Presentation for W2I 2018
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, … More Sneak Peek: Dot by Dot
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 … More Sneak Peek: Lori Hatcher’s Workshop, “The Day I Wanted to Quit”
UPDATE: Congratulations to Nicole Hodges Wyrick, the winner of our Week 5 contest! This week’s contest is open to everyone! All you have to do is look at the schedule for our upcoming conference. Then, in the comment section below, tell us the name of the workshop that intrigues you most. Submit your answer before … More Giveaway Contest: Week 5!
Today is exactly 3 months until the 2018 Write2Ignite conference. It’s also the last day of our summer registration sale. Have you registered yet? Take advantage of this great sale price before it disappears! Today only—pay only $100 for Write2Ignite’s adult tuition. That’s a $20 savings! Register today at https://bit.ly/2JVDXcQ.
National Flip-Flop Day is today, June 15, just a few days before summer begins on June 21. Make Someone Smile Day is also in June. We hope you have a reason to smile every day, but just in case you need something to smile about, here it is! Write2Ignite Summer Registration Sale June 15–21, 2018 … More Summer Registration Sale!
“The Journey Begins: Step-by-Step Preparation for Beginning the Writer’s Journey” People often say, “It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish that counts.” The problem is, you can’t finish what you don’t start! So many talented writers never achieved their dream of finishing a book, simply because they never learned how to get started. … More Sneak Peek: Daniel Blackaby’s Presentations for W2I 2018