Handouts 2015

2015 CCWC Handouts

Disclaimer: These handouts have been prepared for the 2015 Colorado Christian Writers Conference and available only to those who have registered and/or have bought the Cds. Please respect the copyright and print only for your own use. If you wish to use them in any other forum, please contact the workshop presenter to get their permission. Thank you!

Important: Please check this list again for additional handouts.

Wednesday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

E1 – Rhino Skin – with Marti Pieper?

E2 – The Over 50 Writer with Chris Richards

E3 – A Simple Start to Self-Editing and Critiquing with Kim Woodhouse

E4 – Insider’s Tips - A Fiction Editor Reveals Tricks of the Trade with Dave Lambert

E5 – Writing an Amazing Query Letter with Susan Mathis  click here


Wednesday, 1:00 – 3:30 pm

E6 – Scrivener from Zero to 60 with Debbie Maxwell Allen  click here


Wednesday, 2:15 – 3:15 pm

E7 – Marketing for Introverts with Cathy Lawton  click here

E8 – Making Sense of It All with Susan Mathis  click here

E9 – Perseverance and Writing with Kim Woodhouse

E10 – Writing from a Biblical Worldview with Charlie Wolcott  click here

E11 - Getting the Book Inside of You to Come Out with Debbie Hardy? click here, here, here, and here


Wednesday, 4:15 – 5:45 pm Special 90-Minute Workshops

E12 – Self-publishing with Scrivener with Debbie Maxwell Allen  click here

E13 – Crafting a Winning Nonfiction Book Proposal with Cindy Lambert click here

E14 – Writing Your Past into Your Fiction with Susan Baganz

E15 – Polish & Practice Your Pitch (fiction & nonfiction) with Karen Whiting  click here

E16 – God Speaks: Spiritual Growth thru Your Writing Process with Judith Couchman

E17 – Magazine Article Clinic with Andy Scheer? click here, here, and here

E18 – Jumpstart Your Publishing Dreams with W. Terry Whalin? click here

Late Night Session – Great Last Days Deception with J. B. Hixon PhD click here


Thursday – Saturday

CS1 – Going Indie: Think Like a Publisher with Scoti Domeij 

           Session 1 — click here

           Session 2 — click here

           Session 3 — click here

           Session 4 — click here

           Session 5 — click here

           Session 6 — click here

CS2 – How to Get Published with Tim Shoemaker

            Session 1 — click here

            Session 2 — click here

            Session 3 — click here

            Session 4 & 5 — click here

CS3 – Becoming a Novelist with Mike Dellosso  click here

CS4 – Memoir, Essay & Personal Experience with Liz Duckworth

CS5 – Reaching Women through Writing & More with Linda Evans Shepherd

CS6 – Nonfiction Books: From Concept to Contract with Dave Fessenden  click here

CS7 – The Art of Spiritual Warfare with Nathan Williams and Charlie Wolcott  click here

CS8 – Writing for Children with Marianne Hering 


Thursday, 2:15 – 3:15 pm

1A – Prayer in the Life of the Writer with Ava Pennington click here

1B – Using the Sword with Dr. J.B. Hixon

1C – Deep POV with Kim Woodhouse

1D – Writing Creative Nonfiction with Dr. Andrea Sims  click here

1E – Book Proposal Essentials with Andy Scheer  click here

1F – How to Book Speaking Engagements with Becky Spencer  click here

1G – Adapt Your Story to a Screenplay with Rowena Kuo


Thursday, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

2A – Ethics for the Christian Writer with Marti Pieper

2B – Keeping Your Focus with Susan Mathis  click here

2C – Advanced Dramatization with Dave Lambert

2D – Craft & Publish Bible Studies with Terri Kalfas

2E – Hidden Hazards of Not Having a Business Plan with Dr. Terry White

2F – Go Viral: Marketing on Social Networks with W. Terry Whalin click here

2G – Blogging Basics with Blythe McDaniel


Friday, 2:15 – 3:15 pm

3A – Creativity Comes from the Creator with Louise Looney

3B – Step It Up! with Judith Couchman

3C – Backstory Blowout with Rowena Kuo

3D – Writing Dynamite Bible Studies, Part 2 with Terri Kalfas

3E – Seven Deadly Sins of Self-Publishing with Dr. Terry White

3F – Finding Readers with Greg Johnson

3G – The Heartbeat of Inspirational Romance with Susan Baganz


Friday, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

4A – The Imposter Phenomenon with Dr. Andrea Sims  click here

4B – Does Your Idea Stink? Freshen It Up! with Amy Nappa

4C – Message Fiction with Dave Lambert

4D – Storyboard Your Nonfiction Book with W. Terry Whalin  click here

4E – Developing Your Sales Plan with Karen Whiting  click here, here, here, and here

4F – When You Don’t Have a Platform with Nick Harrison 

4G – Time to Party with Ava Pennington click here 


Saturday, 10:45 – 11:45 am

5A – Dealing with Our Cultural Crisis with Bill Watkins and Charles Patricoff

5B – Your Unique Voice with Rowena Kuo

5C – Pantser vs. Plotter with Susan Baganz

5D – Extend Your Ministry Reach with Dr. Terry White

5E – Role of an Agent with Tamela Hancock Murray  click here

5F – Hidden Hazards to Book Marketing with W. Terry Whalin  click here

5G – The Passionate Poet with Susan Rehberg


Saturday, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

6A – When God Calls You to Write with Terri Kalfas

6B – Snoring Prose with Sherri Langton  click here, here, here, and here

6C – Weaving an Unforgettable Spiritual Takeaway with Marjorie Vawter  click here and here

6D – Devoted to Devotions with Ava Pennington click here

6E – It’s Not My Job to Sell Your Manuscript with Terry Burns  click here

6F – Blogging Success with Marti Pieper

6G – Heading Home with a Plan with Karen Whiting  click here


Teens Write Saturday, 9:30 am – 3:45 pm

Session 1 – Characters Are People, Too with Mike Dellosso  click here

Session 2 – Oooohh, It’s Shiny with Kim and Kayla Woodhouse

Session 3 – Dynamite Dialogue with Darcie Gudger

Session 4 – Your Mission . . . with Nathan Williams and Charlie Wolcott

Session 5 – From Here to There with Chris Richards