12 Things to Store in Your Writer’s Vault for Times When Creativity Disappears

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson Saving for a rainy day isn’t just good financial advice—it’s good writing advice. We all have those times when inspiration doesn’t choose to shine on us. But if we’ve been storing valuable things, we’ll be able to continue to make progress. Ideas.Every single writer should have a system of keeping track […]

Your Blueprint to Book Launch Success

Part III

By Vincent B. Davis II @vbdavisii How does this sound to you: after you’ve spent thousands of hours researching, writing, and editing your book, you give it away… for free. Sounds awful right? What if I said that you need to pay for it? There aren’t many topics in the world of writing and publishing […]

Writers! Don’t Go Back to Normal

by Katy Kauffman @KatyKauffman28 After a conference, we try to go back to normal. My advice? Don’t. Once you have experienced BRMCWC for yourself, there’s no going back. Your “normal” has been altered forever.  Say good-bye to the old way of looking at yourself. You’re a writer now. Most likely, the call to write was […]

What to do AFTER You Get Home From a Writing Conference

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson I’m still coming down off the high of the 2017 Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference, and while not all of you were there with me, I think there’s some info here you can use. We all need to know how to prioritize our time after an event where we’ve met […]

Don’t Let Your Writing Be Side-Lined by Post-Conference Blues

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson We’re just back from the 2017 Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. It’s always one of the high points of my year, but it’s also an exhausting experience. And that exhaustion isn’t limited just to those directing a conference or on staff. It affects those attending as well. I’ve been attending large writing […]

And The Winners Are…

A Complete List of the 2017 BRMCWC Contest Winners

We want to extend our sincere congratulations to everyone who entered these contests. You are all winners because you were willing to put your writing out there! Selah Awards Genre: Bible Studies Winner: Author: Erica Wiggenhorn Title: An Unexplainable Life: Recovering the Wonder and Devotion of the Early Church Publisher: Moody PublishersEditor: Pam Pugh Finalists: […]

Becoming A Warrior Writer

by Tammy Van Gils @TammyVanGils Most folks are familiar with the story of Gideon from Judges 6-8. The Israelites had done evil in the eyes of the Lord and oppression came upon them at the hands of the Midianites. Eventually, the Israelites cried out to the Lord for help. He sent a prophet to remind […]

The Value of Mentoring

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills Is there something missing in your writing life? Could there be a surprise additive to the list of how to succeed in the world of publishing? Is mentoring another serious writer for you? I believe so. In fact, I know so. To be blessed, one must be a blessing to others. […]