Teaching

I’ve been honored to teach at some of the finest Christian writers conferences around the country.

~Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference
~Colorado Christian Writers Conference
~Montrose Christian Writers Conference
~Write to Publish
~Write to Ignite
~Texas Christian Writers Conference
~Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference
~Michigan INCH Conference

~Taylor Professional Writing Conference

~Atlanta Christian Writers Conference

~Florida Christian Writers Conference

Below is a list if prepared classes Cindy has taught. This is not a complete list and she continually developes new ideas. She is available to teach by contacting her at [email protected]

Prepared writing classes
 

*Putting on the Polish - Cleaning up and shining your manuscript

*Keep Them Turning the Page - cliffhangers and hooks
*I'm Going to Publish, Just Because I Can - The pros, cons, and business of self-publishing
*Top Ten Blunders - those pesty boo-boos we all make
*Writing with the Right Heart
*What is Your Mission - exploring your personal mission statement in writing
 

Writing Devotions the Christian Devotions Way

  • Talk Time: 1 hour
  • Focus: To write a memorable that drives a strong impact on the reader

Learn the Hook, Book, Look and Took method of writing devotions that strike the heart and move the soul.

This topic is designed for ….

  • new writers
  • experienced writers wanting to deepen the punch of their work

Individuals will learn….

  • What hook, book, look and took are
  • How to utilize them to make a strong devotion

Writing as a Ministry

  • Talk Time: 1 hr
  • Focus: Where does your heart lie? Tithing of your gift of writing.

Every one wants a book on the shelves, but few understand the real ministry behind writing. Explore the avenues God can use your writing talents besides a novel. Learn to listen to the call and if you accept, how to show up for work.

This topic is designed for ….

  • all writers who claim the title Christian Writer
  • new and experienced writers

Individuals will learn….

  • The importance of tithing back their gift of writing
  • Will have a list of ways to serve with writing and build a portfolio

The Ten Most Common Writing Blunders

  • Talk Time: 1 hr
  • Focus: Improving your writing

This class teaches new writers how to look for and how to correct the ten most common errors in writing. Covering point of view, resist the urge to explain, dialogue and more, The Ten Most Common Writing Blunders is the perfect way to hone your writing.

This topic is designed for ….

  • new writers
  • experienced writers wanting to practice editing

Individuals will learn….

  • What common mistakes to look for
  • How to correct them

Say What?

  • Talk Time: 1 hr
  • Focus: Learning the publishing lingo

Attending your first writers conference is like landing in the land of the lost and expecting to be fluent in the language. Writers conferences, like any specialized training situation, has its own lingo. Say What? addresses the lingo heard at conferences and in the publishing world. Walk into class in a daze…walk out enlightened.

This topic is designed for ….

  • first time conferees
  • new writers

Individuals will learn….

  • The in’s and outs of publishing jargon
  • How to use it to your advantage