FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2005
NJCWG – A Reason to Write
The Conference that is Affordable, Informative and Writer Friendly
RINGWOOD, New Jersey – October 8, 2005 – The North Jersey Christian Writers’ Group (NJCWG) is sponsoring A REASON TO WRITE, a one-day Christian writers’ conference and workshop, on Saturday, October 8, 2005 from 8:45 AM to 5:00 PM at the Ringwood Baptist Church, 30 Carletondale Road, Ringwood, NJ 07456.
We present a conference that is affordable, informative and writer friendly. Registration is only $30.00 per person and includes: a full day of classes, material packet, a variety of free publications and writers guidelines, access to the NJCWG Writers' Blog, a continental breakfast and a buffet luncheon. Our instructors and staff offer something for every level of expertise and experience. Are you toying with writing for publication? Do you want to hone your existing skills? Would you like to expand into new genres? If so, this is an opportunity you cannot afford to miss.
Louise Bergmann DuMont, facilitator of the NJCWG and Director of A REASON TO WRITE, is quoted as saying:
“Writers’ conferences are exciting and a vital part of every author’s game plan. With today’s busy schedules and tight finances, the NJCWG wants to offer the tri-state writers easy access to an affordable, informative and first-timer friendly inspirational conference. A staff of skilled speakers will present sessions for both aspiring writers and accomplished authors. We are looking forward to an excellent turn-out and hope individuals will register early to secure their place.”SPEAKERS & STAFF:
Maude Carolan - Noted New Jersey poet and author. Maude facilitates the Paper, Pen & Praise ministry and publishes an inspirational poetry e-letter, "Searching For The One My Heart Loves." She is a three-time finalist in the national Allen Ginsberg Poetry Contest and her poems have appeared in numerous national publications.
Louise Bergmann DuMont - Author & Speaker whose recent titles include: Grace by the Cup: A Break From the Daily Grind & Faith-Dipped Chocolate: Rich Encouragement to Sweeten Your Day.
Dr. Valeria Lovelace - Founder and president of Media Transformations and the lead advisor and curriculum creator of the popular preschool Dora the Explorer television series. She is also the former Vice-President of Sesame Street Research.
Kathryn Mackel - Acclaimed author of Can of Worms and other novels for middle readers (HarperCollins). She is a produced screenwriter (having worked for Disney, Fox, and Showtime) and is the credited screenwriter for Frank Peretti's Hangman's Curse. Her latest novel for adults, The Departed (WestBow Press) exposes the dark side of television mediums.
Rebeca Seitz - Founder and President of Glass Road Public Relations, Nashville, TN. As the first dedicated publicist for Thomas Nelson's fiction imprint, WestBow Press, Rebeca worked with such esteemed authors as Frank Peretti, Ted Dekker, Robin Jones Gunn, Angela Hunt, Michael Morris, Colleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck, and many others.
Patrick O'Toole - Patrick is a published technical writer and a lifelong student of storytelling. First interested in writing in grade school, he is currently writing a feature length screenplay. Over the past 15 years, Patrick has taught Sessions on personal growth, the scriptures, computer programming and creative writing. He is a programmer by day to support his wife, stepdaughter, two dogs and two cats.
Julianne Weston - Jewelz (as she is known) holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and has studied in various independent acting, writing and directing classes under some of the best in the business. She is a creative writer, playwright, director and stage producer and serves as the president of the Righteous Acts Drama Ministry. She is also the founder and president of Jewelz Weston Productions.
For more information, to receive a brochure or to register for the conference call our Registration Coordinator, Nancy Baker at 973-263-5529 or email Nancy at: firstname.lastname@example.orgCONTACT INFORMATION:
Louise Bergmann DuMont
Facilitator, NJCWG & Director, A Reason To Write
PO Box 36
Ringwood, NJ 07456