This Christan writer’s conference is one I’d heard about for years. Finally got off my duff and got here. I’m shopping/showing my Santa Chronicles project to agents & editors. Decent response so farm Overall, atmosphere is more conservative than I swing, but I expected that.Still learning good “marketplace” info, tho.And encouraging ideas. Like the following excerpt from my notes during Mary DeMuth’s evening talk:
How can we write invitational words to draw in the peripheral people, to be a *well* for them?
Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well. God is Spirit (not location, or rules).
Leave the water jar at the well. Like her)m
Writer’s job is to say “come see a man who told me everything about my life”, and then they encounter him directly and don’t believe just cuZ of me.
Media assault + material stuff= saturation – see Quaker Summer (Lisa Sampson) re separation from it all.