Get Organized for a Writing Conference

Put Together Your Own Conference Notebook

By Edie Melson, @EdieMelson   For those who’ve known me for any length of time are aware that organization isn’t my strong suit—at least not in the conventional meaning. My desk is covered in stacks of paper and the walls of my office are papered with rainbow hued sticky notes. It’s a system that works […]

Why Enter a Writing Contest

by Eva Marie Everson @EvaMarieEverson   It’s that time again! Time to start talking about the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference contests. If you have been to BRMCWC before, you know that the awards banquet is one of the highlights of the conference. We dress up. We dine by candlelight. And we hear phrases […]

Why Do You Think I Called You to Write?

A New Practicum at BRMCWC from Eva Marie Everson

by Eva Marie Everson @EvaMarieEverson In 1981, my husband and I were given two free tickets to see Chariots of Fire, the motion picture that depicted the stories of Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams, two runners in the 1924 Olympics. Liddell had been made famous, not only by his athletic abilities, but by his decision […]

2018 Class Descriptions are Up!

Below you’ll find our current class listing and descriptions for the 2018 Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. You can find the same information in the tab at the top of the website. Also in that table, you’ll find a link to a downloadable/printable version. Tim Beals The Publishing Process from A to Z – […]

Scholarship Applications are Open for The Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference

It is our goal to be as helpful as possible to our conferees.  This means extending scholarships when we can. Scholarships are awarded on need and/or merit. Selections are made by a group of publishing professionals. Since we are dependent on the generosity of others, we are unable to anticipate the number of scholarships we […]

Introducing the 2018 BRMCWC Faculty & Staff

We are super excited to unveil our 2018 BRMCWC Faculty and Staff. Don’t worry about bookmarking this specific post. You’ll find this information permanently un the 2018 Faculty tab in the header. Before the end of the month we’ll be posting the specific classes, and soon after that we’ll put up the 2018 schedule. Tim […]

Three Ways to Recover from a Writers Conference

Bethany Jett, @betjett Give yourself time to not think about writing. Writers conferences are often overwhelming mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. We have dreams, ambitions, and many times we ask God to confirm our direction or reveal Himself to us in new ways. We take copious notes during workshops and keynotes and barely get time to […]

We’re Accepting Faculty Proposals for the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference 2018

The 2017 Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference is over, and that means we’re hard at work planning the 2018 event. As word of this conference has spread, we’re getting more and more inquiries about being a part of the faculty. We have a limited number of faculty spots available and we get a lot […]

Introducing Our Newest Team Member!

By Vincent Davis @VincentDavis Many of you met our intern Vincent Brent Davis at the 2017 Conference, but now he’s going to tell you more about himself. Hi there! Some of you may remember me as Brent from the conference last month, but I would like to formally introduce myself as the luckiest man alive. […]