2018 Amplify Writing Conference
June 8-9, 2018 · Orlando, Florida
Big Beginnings: How to Write an Introduction That Will Hook Your Reader
Presenter: Eli Gonzalez
In this insightful session, you will learn why the first three chapters are one of the most important parts of your book. Discover how to craft a great beginning to hook your reader and keep them wanting more!
The Power Of Pre-Marketing, and Why Successful Authors Do It
Presenter: Don Newman
Few things can propel the sales of your book like pre-marketing can. In the session, you’ll learn how to create the demand for your book well before it is published and available to buy. You’ll not only learn why pre-marketing truly is the secret sauce of a book launch, you’ll also learn simple steps anyone can do to create a demand and build an audience before your pub date.
Overcoming Obstacles, Distractions, and Excuses
Presenter: Peter Lopez
Did you know that 89% of people think about writing a book, but only 1% actually do it? In this workshop, you’ll receive insights on how to remove barriers that keep most would-be authors from ever publishing the book they dream about. You’ll also receive a free Book Template to help you navigate the writing process.
Storytelling 101: Writing Christian Fiction
Presenter: Erika Bennett
Chances are you could use some assistance creating dazzling scenes, building suspense, and transporting your readers into the middle of your tale. This workshop, led by our Author Development Program editor, will teach you how.
Partnering With God to Write Your Book
Presenter: Valerie Bennett
In this session, you’ll learn what it looks like to hear the call, how to overcome your fear with faith, and hear stories on how to follow through on your writing journey. For the Christian author, there can be no greater co-writer than God.
Social Media: How to Build Your Brand with Authenticity and Purpose
Presenter: Brittnee Newman
In the age where social media is king, understanding how to create a truly riveting brand on social media can change everything. Learn how the intersection of your faith, talent, personality and passions holds the secret to becoming an influencer.
The Mechanics: Book Structure and Editing
Presenter: Michelle Johnston
In this session, you will learn from an editor’s point of view how a book should be organized for the strongest read. You’ll also learn about the different types of editing, and how they can strengthen your book.
One-On-One Author Coaching
Participants can schedule a one-on-one coaching session with an experienced publishing consultant where they can discuss their book idea or answer any of their writing or publishing questions.