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Julie Coleman

Julie Coleman

519 Mystic Ln.
Arnold, MD 21012
410-757-6280

www.unexpectedgod.comContact Julie:

coleman.julie@gmail.com

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2021 AWSA Conference Schedule

Thursday, August 12

  • Around lunch time? Drop in at the hotel restaurant and have lunch with the earliest early birds.
  • 7:00 Come as you are – dinner out

FRIDAY, August 13

  • 8:30 On Site Check In Begins- Downstairs Outside Junior Ballroom C
  • 9:00 Prayer Warrior Class — Linda Evans Shepherd and Team- Junior Ballroom C
  • 10:30- Devotional: Erica Wiggenhorn- How to Get Unstuck
  • 11:00 Professional Seminar One: Kathy Howard: How to Sell More Books by Serving Your Tribe or Protege Seminar: Honing Your Message and Your Mission with Carole Leathem (Executive Board Room Floor 2)

12:00—FRIDAY LUNCH– Boxed Lunch with Us (If you registered for it) or on your own

  • 1:00 –4:00 Seminar: Edie Melson: Recent Changes to Social Media & How to Adapt to Future Changes- Junior Ballroom C
  • 4:00- 4:15 Arise Daily and Leading Heart Reports

Friday Day Sessions END – Check in moves upstairs to outside Ballroom C

  • 4:15 New AWSA Pro Member Meeting- Junior Ballroom C
  • 4:15 NEW AWSA Protege Member meeting- Executive Boardroom Floor 2

6:00 —FRIDAY DINNER (Reception at 5:45)– Ballroom C

  • Emcee Dawn Scott Damon
  • Worship Babbie Mason
  • Keynote Babbie Mason
  • 8:00 Members & Protégé Introductions

SATURDAY, August 14

  • Emcee: Tammy Whitehurst- Ballroom C
  • Worship Babbie Mason
  • Devotional: Laine Craft
  • 9:00 Special AWSA Prayer Time — Tina Yeager
  • 10:00 Break
  • 10:15 Professional Seminar Choose 1:
    • Kaley Rhea: Write to Your Strengths: Building Fiction Muscles with Less Fatigue- D1
    • Jeanette Windle: A Story to Tell: Writing Compelling True-Life Memoir Title- D2
    • Protege Session: Making the Most out of your Protege Membership, Get a Jumpstart to Getting It Done, Encouragement from Former Protege Christine Trimpe- Executive Boardroom

11:30—SATURDAY LUNCH– Ballroom C

  • Emcee
  • Special Announcements- Linda Evans Shepherd

SATURDAY PM Seminar– Ballroom C

  • Emcee: Carole Leathem
  • 1:00 – 2:00 Seminar: Carol Kent- Pro Speaking Tips- D1
  • 2:00- 3:30  Professional Roundtables (listed below)- Ballroom C and D3
    • Vlogging  – Christine Trimpe
    • Marketing Your Book from Pre-/writing to Post-Release; Develop the right plans that use Your Strengths and Connect to Your Readers. – Karen Whiting
    • Children’s Books – Crystal Bowman 
    • A Coaching Perspective: Close to the Heart of God – Phylis Mantelli
    • A Guide to Finding Healing by Telling Your Abuse Story – Dawn Scott Damon
    • Podcasting – Janell Rardon 
    • Branding Secrets – Sharon Norris Elliot 
    • How to Create Landing Pages that Convert – Patricia Durgin
    • Effective Devotionals – Julie Coleman
    •  Getting God’s Word Right in Your Writing – Kathy Howard
    • Detours, Roadblocks, and Speed Bumps How to get back on Track After a Difficult Season. – Cynthia Cavanaugh
  • 3:30-4:30- State of the Industry Panel: Karen Porter (Moderator), Sharon Elliot, Eva Marie Everson, Cherri Cowellm Edwina Perkins, Athena Dean, Cynthia Ruchti- Ballroom C
  • 4:30- 5:30 Counseling Panel: Sabrina Black (moderator), Deborah Maxey, Michelle Nietert, Tina Yeager- Ballroom C
  • 5:30-6:00 Final Charge – Karen Porter
  • 6:00-6:10 Announcements
  • 6:30 Girl’s Night Out- led by Tine Yeager
  • 6:30 AWSA Steering Committee Meeting
  • 8:30-9:30- Meet for Fun Discussion Groups- D3

SUNDAY, August 16 AM

  • 10:00 Prayer and Worship AWSA invites Bookstores to join us!
    • Worship: Babbie Mason
    • Speaker: Erica Wiggenhorn

11:30 GOLDEN SCROLLS AWARD BRUNCH

  • Emcee
  • Music — Babbie Mason
  • Award Announcements: Carol Kent and Dawn Scott Damon
  • Keynote — Cynthia Ruchti

AWSA CONFERENCE OFFICIALLY ENDS

MUNCE Christian Product Expo Officially Opens

Sunday August 16, Afternoon

AWSA-Led CPE Christian Writers Conference

  • Afternoon Session with Susan Neal- Upstairs Room 101
  • CPE Personality Party

MUNCE EXPO STARTS

  • CPE Banquet Starts

Monday

  • Christian Product Expo Opens
  • AWSA Booth – with booksignings open
  • AWSA Led CPE Christian Writers Conference AM Session-Edie Melson: How to Get the Most out of Social Media- D1
  • Lunch on the floor
  • AWSA Led CPE Christian Writers Conference PM Session- Cheri Cowell: Discover the Real Secret to Marketing- D1
  • CPE Banquet

Tuesday at CPE

  • Christian Product Expo Opens
  • AWSA Booth – with booksignings open
  • AWSA Led CPE Christian Writers Conference AM Session- Suzanne Kuhn: How to Build Your Brand- D1
  • Lunch on the floor
  • END CPE Christian Writers Conference.

AWSA Member Directory

Welcome to the heart of AWSA, this is where you’ll meet the incredible group of women that make AWSA the great organization that it is.

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AWSA Directory Below.

AWSA- Members last name beginning with A
Carol Hamblet Adams
Michelle AdamsJocelyn Anderson
Stacy Hawkins AdamsNancy Anderson
Charlotte AdelspergerNiki Anderson
Joyce AinsworthSonya Anderson
Sandra P. AldrichDanni Andrew
Angela AlexanderJoy Anisa
Deanna AllenMavian Arocha-Rowe
Julie Ann AllenCandy Arrington
Nan AllenLael Arrington
Debbie M. AlsdorfSandy Austin
Lori AltebaumerStarr Ayers

AWSA- Members with last names beginning with B

Susan BadeauSarah Bolme
Marlene BagnullMartha Bolton
Sharon BahrychMichelle Borquez
Becky BakerLori Boruff
Cathy BakerAllison Gappa Bottke
Julie BakerCrystal Bowman
Sandi BanksVerna Bowman
Helen BarattaSandra Boyd
Dianne BarkerJudi Braddy
Sandra BarkerPenny Bragg
Julie Ann BarnhillDiana Brandmeyer
Carol L. Barnier Ginny Brant
Ruth BarronDee Brestin
Kate BattistelliElizabeth Brickman
Kendra BroekhuisFelicia Bridges
Judy Woodward BatesKristine Brown
Robin BayneKathy Bruins
Shelly BeachShirley Brinkerhoff
Karin BeeryAnita Brooks
Lisa BelcastroMarilyn Brooks
Twila M. BelkAlesia Brown
Dr. Michelle BengtsonJoy Brown
Joan C. Benson
Sara W. BerryShirley Brosius
Criss BertlingElizabeth Bruns
Jennie BishopShawna Bryant
Sabrina BlackLacey Buchanan
Lynn Blackburn
Faith BlatchfordMolly Nuble Bull
Marney BlomCindy Bultema
Janet BlySonya Franklin Burney
Karen BoergerLisa Burns
Cristine BolleyDianne Butts

AWSA members with last names beginning with C.

Laura Sabin CabanillasJulie Coleman
Susan CallFaye B Collins
Susan CameronElsa Kok Colopy
Penelope CarlevatoEmily Colson
Dolley Carlson
Nancie CarmichaelHannah Conway
Becky CarpenterPeggy Consolver
Connie CavanaughPenny Cooke
Cynthia CavanaughGail Cooper
Lisa Copen
Linda Ray CenterBecky Cortino
Julie B. Cosgrove
Janice ChaffeeDebora Coty
June ChapkoJudith Couchman
Emiliy Chase Cheri Cowell
Pamela ChristianMichelle Cox
Patsy ClairmontLaine Lawson Craft
Terri ClarkAlice Craig
Tamara ClymerLisa Crayton
Lauren Crews
Jan CoatesSusie Crosby
Cherie ColburnDebbie Cunningham
Karen Mayer Cunningham
Jan ColemanPeggy Cunningham
Robin Currie
Carolyn Curtis

AWSA members with last names beginning with D.

Sylvia M DallasJeanne Gowen Dennis
Saundra Dalton-SmithLilian De Silva
Dawn Scott DamonSue Detweiler
Blythe Daniel
Tammy DanielAdelle Campbell Dickie
Amy DavisDiane Dike
Donnalynn DavisJennie Afman Dimkoff
Linda Carruth DavisJudy Dippel
Mary Lou DavisChristin Ditchfield
Xochitl Dixon
Jennifer Kennedy Dean
Deborah DeArmondLynn Donovan
Karen DeArmond GardnerJenn Doucette
Julie DearyanRhonda Dragomir
Kim de BlecourtJudy Dunagan
Dru Scott DeckerDeborah B. Dunn
Jennifer DeglerPatricia Durgin
Joy DeKokDena Dyer
Annetta E. DellingerKristy Dykes
Robyn Dykstra

AWSA members with last names beginning with E.

Lynette EasonDr. Edna M. Ellison
Joanne Ellison
Janet Eckles
Debbie EfurdKris Rystrom Emmert
Lynn EibDr. Pat Ennis
Kim Erickson
Sherrie EldridgeJoan Esherick
Sharon Norris ElliottMissy Eversole
Eva Marie Everson

AWSA members with last names beginning with F.

Tara FairfieldSharon Ewell Foster
Robin FarnsworthTama Fortner
Pam FarrelGrace Fox
Annie FarrisInes S. Franklin
Cynthia FerriniJo Franz
Donna FeyenPaula Freeman
Dr. Sylvia Frejd
Leslie Leyland FieldsStaci Frenes
Catherine FingerLisa Frisbie
Rosemary FlaatenDonna Frisinger
Jana Flaig
Liz Cowen Furman
Harriett FordTara Furman
Natalie Ford
Jo Ann ForeCathy Fyock
Sarah Forgrave
Cyndi Foster

AWSA members with last names beginning with G.

Marcia GaddisLinda Goldfarb
Jill Rigby GarnerJeenie Gordon
Brenda GarrisonKelly Gore
Sarah GeringerJulie Gorman
Page GeskeKelly Goshorn
Kathleen GibsonTricia Goyer
Sheryl Giesbrecht
Terri GillespieNancy Kay Grace
Morna GilbertCarol Graham
Julie K GilliesJanet Kobobel Grant
Linda GildenDeborah Gray
Sheila Gravett
Linda GlazLisa Gray
Judy GlenneyJocelyn Green
Lauren Greutman
Sarah GoebelTeresa Griggs
Sara GoffVirginia Grounds
Lisa GoinsDarcie Gudger

AWSA members with last names beginning with H.

Deborah HackettBarbara J. Hibschman
Maureen HagerBeth Gable Hicks
Joanne Guarnieri HagemeyerAnita Higman
Deb HaggertyVicki Hinze
Bridget Halfyard
Kay Hall
Kelly HallLori Hobson
Jocelyn HamsherMona Hodgson
Doreen HannaSharon Hoffman
Ellen HarbinKristen Hogrefe
Amy HardenJackie Holland
Deborah Hardy Cheryl Hollar
Brenda HarkinsTeresa Holler
Becky HarlingMary Hollingsworth
Ginger HarringtonWanda Holt
Paulette HarrisAthena Dean Holtz
Susan Harris
Karen J HarrisonSara Horn
Gail M. HayesMissy Horsfall
Amy Houts
Vicki HeathKathy Howard
Melissa Heiland
Sue Heimer
Elaine HelmsMichele Huey
Melissa HendersonJayme Hull
MK Henderson
Renata HendersonLori Hynson
Jane Jenkins Herlong

AWSA members with last names beginning with I.

Kathy IdeJaneen Ippolito
Geneva Iijima

AWSA members with last names beginning with J.

Clarice G. JamesEvelyn Johnson-Taylor
Dr. Rebecca Price JanneyChristie Jones
Sharon E. JaynesDawn Jones
Paula JauchDonna Jones
Molly JebberJean E. Jones
Bethany JettLouise Tucker Jones
Becky Freeman Johnson
Jackie M. JohnsonKaren Jordan
Janet JohnsonLane Jordan
Marlys JohnsonRebecca Barlow Jordan
Paulette Harper Johnson

AWSA members with last names beginning with K.

Mary KaartoMary Potter Kenyon
Pam KanalyDeborah Keys
Kristen KansiewiczKim Ketola
April Katherman-RedgraveDaLee Kicker
Annette KauffmanVirelle Kidder
Beebe KauffmanAlice Klies
Katy KauffmanDelia Knox
Maggie Kavanaugh
Ellie KayKim Korieba
Penelope KayeKaren Kosman
Bonnie KeenLinda Kozar
Crickett KeethCathy Krafve
Meredith KendallKristen Krueger
Nancy KennedyLinda Kruschke
Cindy KenneySuzanne Kuhn
Tammy KenningtonRowena Kuo
Carol Kent

AWSA members with last names beginning with L.

Karol Ladd
J. C. Lafler
Suzanne LakinDelores Liesner
Kim LaliberteCandy Lindley
Kathy LamancusaN.J. Lindquist
Samantha LandyKathi Lipp
Jennifer LaneFlorence Littauer
Nancy LaPointeMaurita Littauer
Susie LarsonJeanette Gardner Littleton
Michele LawrenceAmy Lively
Nora St. LaurentTanya Liverman
Cassandra LaymonSheila Llewellyn
Patricia LaytonZarinah Lomax
Julie LavenderRosemary Losser
Michelle LazurekDonna Lott
Carole LeathemSandra Allen Lovelace
Andy LeeDeborah Lovett
Carolyn S LeeKolleen M. Lucariello
Yvonne LehmanRobin Luftig
Evelyn M. LeiteSusan Lugli
Naima LettDeanna Luke
Jeanette LevellieDebbie Luxton
Carole Lewis

AWSA members with last names beginning with M.

Kathi MaciasRobin Meade
Kathy MaggartDawn Meehan
Deborah MaloneEdie Melson
Lee Ann ManciniNancy Sebastian Meyer
Chris ManionJan Miesse
Jayme H MansfieldBeth Willis Miller
Jill MansorBeaty Miller
Phylis MantelliElaine W. Miller
Cindy MartinJoy Ware Miller
Gail Gaymer MartinKathy Collard Miller
Jaye MartinMary Jane Miller
Maureen Miller
Amy MartinezTanya Miller
Babbie MasonDiAnn  Mills
Patty MasonJennifer Minigh
Julia MateenLuann Mire
Susan G MathisJanet Mitchell
Dianne MatthewsKelly Wilson Mize
Deborah Maxey
Teri MaxwellPenny Monetti
Sharon MayRebekah Montgomery
Ginny McCabeSamantha Morgan
Venita McCartJune Hines Moore
Michele McCarthyKaren Moore
Ashley McClainKarisa Moore
Leighann McCoyJulie Morris
Carol McCrakenLynn D. Morrissey
Carla McDougalKay Mortimer
Lucinda Secrest McDowellKay Moser
Nancy McGuirk
Janet Holm McHenryShirley Mozena
Heidi McLaughlin
Carol McLeodAne Mulligan
Cindi McMenaminJonita Mullins
Laura McPherson
Margaret McSweeneyGigi Murfitt
Gari MeachamMary Englund Murphy
Susan B. MeadTamela Hancock Murray

AWSA members with last names beginning with N.

Donna NaborsPeggy Nickels
Susan NealBrenda Nixon, M.A.
Christina Suzann NelsonBecky Nordquist
Lani NetterDebbie Norred
Debra Newell

AWSA members with last names beginning with O.

Rachel OlsenSusan Titus Osborn
Yvonne Ortega

AWSA members with last names beginning with P.

Laura PadgettMisty Phillip
Kirsten Panachyda
Svetlana PapazovKarynthia Phillips
Julie PapievisJolene Philo
Donalyn ParkerMarti Pieper
Carrie Stuart ParksChonda Pierce
Myrna ParksMary Pierce
Golden Keyes ParsonsShelley Pierce
Jo Ann Parsons-LipscombEva Piper
Jayne PattonBrenda Poinsett
Stephanie Pavlantos Karen Porter
Ava PenningtonGail Porter
Gloria PenwellSherry Poundstone
Dennise (Dana) Peters-ColleyYolanda Powell
Jesten PetersLeigh Powers
Tracie PetersonMaureen Pratt
Beth Praed
Laura PetherbridgeGinny Priz
Debbie Presnell
Marion M. Pyle

AWSA members with last names beginning with Q.

Charlene Quint

AWSA members with last names beginning with R.

Marcia RamslandRhonda Robinson
Deborah RaneySioni Rodriguez
Marsha RanoLori Roeleveld
Janell RardonNina Roesner
Jennifer RashMartha Rogers
Michelle RayburnRoxie Rogiers
Annette ReederLinda W. Rooks
Becki ReiserGayle Roper
Anita RenfroeAfton Rorvik
Rhonda RheaChristina Rose
Naomi RhodeShirley Rose
Lynne RienstraMaggie Wallem Rowe
Heather R. RigglemanJane A. Rubietta
Ramona RichardsCynthia Ruchti
Sharon RichardsonTracy Ruckman
Patti RichterCarol Rusaw
Rosalinda Torres Rivera

AWSA members with last names beginning with S.

Cindy Saab
Cyndy SalzmannLisa Worthey Smith
Tina SamplesLyneta Smith
Wanda SanchezPoppy Smith (Patricia Smith)
Ginger SandersPaige Snedeker
Laurie Winslow SargentChristine Sneeringer
Jill SavageMary R. Snyder
Bobbie SchaeperkoetterNatasha Solce
Renee Coates ScheidtBetty Southard
Susanne ScheppmannMarva Southall
Monica SchmelterMary Southerland
Joy A. SchneiderDonna Sparks
Sheri SchofieldCynthia Spell
Jayne SchoolerBecky Yates Spencer
Ashley SchroederDeborah Sprinkle
Carole Whang SchutterCindy Sproles
Tricia ScribnerTerry Squires
Stephanie ShottNancy Stafford
Rebeca SeitzMargot Starbuck
Georgia ShafferDebra States
Dr. Laurel ShalerJill Steele
Andrea SharpAndrea Stephens
Delaine ShayPaula Kyle Stephens
Linda Evans ShepherdCindy Stewart
Stephanie SherwoodRudelle Stewart
Dayle Allen ShockleySusan Stewart
Peg Carmack ShortKelly J. Stigliano
Joan ShoupRhonda Stoppe
Melanie ShullHoney Storlie
Cynthia L. SimmonsCheri Strange
Amy SimpsonCarol Stratton
Scheila SingleyDeborah Stricklin
Stephanie SchuremanBrenna Stull
Martha SingletonLetitia Suk
Vonda SkeltonSarah Anne Sumpolec
Jennifer SlatterySarah Sundin
Judy SleghJill Swanson
Sally SmaleCheri Swalwell
Kendra SmileyDoris Swift
Ambi SmithMarnie Swedberg
Gwen E. SmithLaura Sweeney

AWSA members with last names beginning with T.

Kim TaborKarren Todd
Christine TangvaldAndrea Tomassi
Mary TatemSondrea Tolbert
Sharon Tedford Janet Tombow
Carol TetzlaffCheryl Townsley
Lysa TerKeurstJoy Trachsel
Jennifer ThomasJennifer Tracy
Kate ThomasLisa Troyer
Leigh Ann ThomasChristine Trimpe
Sarah Loudin ThomasMarilyn Turk
Janet Thompson
Pamela ThorsonJoan Turley
Vicki TiedeDarlene L. Turner
Colette ToachLeslie Turner

AWSA members with last names beginning with V.

Kaitrin ValenciaJessica VanRoekel
Susan VandePolLeslie S. Vernick
Lisa VanderkwaakKonnie Viner
Rebecca VanDeMarkBeth K. Vogt

AWSA members with last names beginning with W.

Amy Walton
Sherry Lynn WardCyndi Wilkens
Susan May WarrenAdria Wilkins
Linda McGinn WatermanAmy Williams
Dr. Catherine Hart WeberDebbie Taylor Williams
Amber Weigand-BuckleyKarla Marie Williams
LeAnn Weiss-RupardKim Williams
Martha WeldonSherri Williams
Gwen WellingtonKathy Carlton Willis
Barbara WellsDale Wilsher
PeggySue WellsDawn Wilson
Thelma WellsDebbie W. Wilson
Denise Wilson
Gail WenosKinda Wilson
Launa Herrmann aka Kari WestMeg Wilson
Tama WestermanSusan B. Wilson
Tammy WhitehurstJeanette Windle
Karen H. Whiting Karen Wingate
April M. WhittSusan Wingate
Carla WicksJean Wise
Erica WiggenhornKimberly Woodhouse
Kim WierKathe L. Wunnenberg
Lori WildenbergDonna Wyland
Sharon Wilharm Sherri Wynn

AWSA members with last names beginning with Y.

Kathleen Y’Barbo-TurnerBrenda Yoder
Tina YeagerLynda Young

AWSA members with last names beginning with Z.

Lora ZillJoyce Zook
Catherine Zoller Jeanne Zornes

Refresh—2021 AWSA Retreat: NOW OPEN!

  • St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles, MO (just outside St. Louis)
  • August 13 – 15 for AWSA (see full schedule here)
  • August 15 – 17 for CPE (see details below)

Ready to see the AWSA Sisters? After two long years?

Ready to hug or elbow bump, or just have a conversation with a friend who knows what you life is like?

YES!!!

You can refresh your soul, your heart, and your friendships at our upcoming AWSA Conference August 13 – 15 in St. Charles MO.

You’ll get to hear from Babbie Mason, Carol Kent, Linda Evans Shepherd, Erica Wiggenhorn, Dawn Scott Damon, Deb Maxey, Tina Yeager, Edie Melson, Karen Porter, Dr. Sabrina Black and many other sisters who want to pour refreshment into your spirit.

Keynote Speaker Highlights:

Babbie Mason: This Dove-award winner singer and songwriter has a powerful gospel voice and message that will wake up your heart. You may know her from her popular songs or TV show, but Babbie will strengthen your soul.

Carol Kent – From the Woman of Faith stage to events around the country, Carol Kent has a lot to say about the art, ministry, and craft of speaking. The founder of the Speak Up conference is ready to share her insight on following God’ call to writing and speaking ministry.

Erica Wiggenhorn – Erica Wiggenhorn writes Bible studies and teaches biblical principles for life change. She’s passionate about God’s Word and its ability to transform us personally, along with our relationships.

Karen Porter Karen Porter is an international speaker and an award winning author and a successful business woman. She is President of Advanced Writers and Speakers Association, serves on several boards, and coaches aspiring writers and speakers.

Linda Evans Shepherd – A bestselling author of over 36 books, Linda is also an international speaker with a heart focus on the power of prayer. She founded, the Arise Esther Movement,  Leading Hearts Magazine, and the Arise Daily Devotional.

New: Cynthia Ruchti – Cynthia Ruchti, literary agent and award winning author, tells stories hemmed in Hope through her novels, and writers’ conferences/workshops. She and her husband live in the heart of Wisconsin, not far from their three children and six grandchildren.

meet cynthia | Cynthia Ruchti

Schedule Overview

  • Early Bird Dinner: 7:00 pm Thurs. August 12
  • Drop In Early Bird Conference: 9:00 am – 4:15, Fri. August 13
  • New Member & Protege Orientation: 4:15 pm Fri. August 13
  • AWSA Opening Banquet: 6:00 p.m, Fri. August 13
  • AWSA Conference day: 8:00 – 5:30, Sat. August 14
  • Girls Night Out – go out with the girlfriends with wallet! 5:30 Saturday 14
  • AWSAs Night Owl: 8:30 – 9:30, Sat, August 14 – Pop in to share and laugh together.
  • AWSA Steering and RTTH Board Meeting with dinner 5:30 –
  • Sunday Morning AWSA-led Worship with Booksellers: August 15
  • Golden Scroll Banquet: 11:30 am Sun. August 15
  • AWSA Conferences Ends: 1:30 pm Sun. August 15
  • OPTIONAL AWSA EVENTS IF YOU STAY FOR: CPE (Christian Book Expo)*
    • CPE Starts August 15 pm – August 17 pm
    • NOTE: CPE is a separate event with its own registration, banquets, and product floor show. See below.
  • Personality Party at Munce (Author Book Signings): August 15 pm (Sign-ups available at AWSA registration.)
  • AWSA led CPE Christian Writers Conference: Sun. August 15 pm – Tues. August 17 am*
  • AWSA Booth with Book Signings: August 16 – 17 (Sign-ups Available at AWSA registration!)

Conference Seminars:

  • Eddie Melson – Adapting to Ever-Changing Social Media Landscape
  • Carol Kent – Pro-Speaking Tips
  • Kathy Howard – How to Sell More Books by Serving Your Tribe
  • Amber Weigand BuckleyProtege Power-Up Seminars
  • Sharon Elliott – Business Secrets for Authors and Speakers
  • Patricia Durgin How to Create Landing Pages That Convert

Conference Panels

  • State of the Industry Panels with Publishers and Agents led by Karen Porter.
  • Our Famous Counseling Panel led by Dr. Sabrina Black

Conference Workshops:

  • A Coaching Perspective: Close to the Heart of God: Phylis Mantelli
  • A Guide to Finding Healing by Telling Your Abuse Story: Dawn Scott Damon
  • Vlogging: Christine Trimpe
  • Marketing Your Book: From Pre-Writing to Post-Release: Karen Whiting
  • Podcasting: Janell Rardon
  • Children’s Books: Crystal Bowman
  • Fiction: Kaley Rhea
  • Sharon Elliott – Branding Secrets
  • Nonfiction: Jeanette Windell
  • Devotionals: Julie Coleman

Conference Prayer Times:

  • Linda Evans Shepherd’s famous Friday Morning Prayer Warrior Class
  • Praying for our Families, Ministries & More with Tina Yeager Saturday AM

Sunday Highlights

  • Worship Service with Booksellers
  • Golden Scroll Award Banquet
  • Personality Party Booksiging (sign up on AWSA registration)
  • Munce CPE Starts with Sunday night Banquet – Separate Registration (see below)

More Highlights

  1. One on one meetings with publishers, agents, and writing coaches
  2. Free hotel breakfasts
  3. And MOST OF ALL hanging out with your AWSA Sisters!
  4. New Member and Protege Orientation and Meetup
  5. AWSA Publishing Perks and Opportunities Announcements
  6. Optional Friday Lunch
  7. Friday night and Saturday lunch banquets
  8. Saturday Night Girls Night Out (bring wallet go to restaurant with AWSAs!)
  9. The Golden Scroll & Christian Book Market Award Banquet (Aug 15) (Contest deadline May 31st.)
  10. Personality Party Book Signing; Sign up on AWSA Registration Form.
  11. Stay for the Christian Product Expo (CPE (Aug 15 – 17)
  12. Book Signings in AWSA Booth at CPE (Aug 16 – 17)
  13. AWSA Led CPE Writers Conference (Aug 15 – 17)

AWSA-led CPE Conference for AWSAs and CPE Authors (free)

  • Sunday, Aug 15; 3 – 4:  Susan Neal – “Making the Most out of a Trade Show”
  • Monday, Aug 16; 9 – 10:30: Edie Melson  -“How to Get the Most Out of Social Media”
  • Monday, Aug 16; 2 – 3:30: Cheri Cowell   – “Discover the Real Secret to Marketing”
  • Tuesday, Aug 17; 9- 10:  Suzanne Kuhn “Build Your Brand”

If you would like to know about advertising opportunities (which include placing articles, book excerpts and reviews) in the CPE Annual print issue of Leading Hearts Magazine, going to every conference attendee at CPE and AWSA as well as the Blue Ridge Writers Conference email Amber.

Winners of the 2019 Golden Scroll Awards

AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) announced the winners of the 2019 Golden Scroll Awards at the Golden Scroll Banquet, Sunday, August 25, at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

The Golden Scrolls Book of the Year was awarded to Jennifer Kennedy Dean for “SEEK: 28 Days of Extraordinary Prayer” from New Hope Publishers.

 

The Nonfiction Book of the Year Award went to Linda Rooks for “Fighting for Your Marriage While Separated” (New Growth Press).

The Novel of the Year Award went to Cynthia Ruchti for “Miles from Where We Started” (Gilead Publishing).

The Children’s Book of the Year was awarded to two authors: Michelle Medlock Adams for “Dinosaur Devotionals” (Thomas Nelson) and Michelle Lazurek for “Uniquely You” (Elk Lake Publishing). Second place went to Michelle Medlock Adams for “C is for Christmas” (Little Lamb Books).

The Bible Study Book of the Year was awarded to Kim de Blecourt for “I Call You Mine” (New Hope Publishers). Second place went to Susan Neal for “Christian Study Guide for 7 Steps to Get Off Sugar and Carbohydrates” (Christian Yoga, LLC). Honorable mention went to Dawn Scott Damon for “The Freedom Challenge” (Redemption Press).

The Memoir of the Year was awarded to Becky Yates Spenser for “A Bruised Reed: Memoirs of African Orphans and Their Rescuers” (Grand Staff Publishing). Second place went to Patty Mason for “Finally Free: Breaking the Bonds of Depression Without Drugs” (Living Parables of Central Florida, Inc.).  Honorable mention went to Kris Rystrom Emmert for “Providing Promise – A Navy Widow’s Journey of Hope” (Create Space Independent Publishing).

The Christian Living Book of the Year went to Lori Roeleveld for “The Art of Hard Conversation: Biblical Tools for the Tough Talks That Matter” (Kregel Publications). Second place went to Janet Holm McHenry for “The Complete Guide to the Prayers of Jesus” (Bethany House Publishers). Honorable mention went to Blyth Daniels and Helen McIntosh for “Mended: Restoring the Hearts of Mothers and Daughters” (Harvest House Publishers).

The Inspirational Gift Book of the Year was awarded to two authors: Jill Swanson for “Simply Stylish — Look Great Spend Less” (Bold Vision Books) and Susan U. Neal for “Healthy Living Journal” (Christian Yoga, LLC). Second place went to Sarah Forgrave for “Prayers of Hope for Caregivers” (Harvest House Publishers).

The Historical Novel of the Year was awarded to Rebecca Price Janney for “Easton at the Crossroads” (Elk Lake Publishers).

The Romance Novel of the Year was awarded to Edie Melson for “Maiden of Iron: A Steampunk Fable” (Elk Lake Publishing).

 

Murfreesboro, TN  – The Contemporary Novel of the Year was awarded to Beth Vogt for “Things I Never Told You” (Tyndale House Publishers). Second place went to Deborah Raney for “Reasons to Breathe” (Gilead Publishing). Honorable mention went to Amy Williams for “Saving Sparrows” (Crosshair Press).

The Mystery/Suspense Novel of the Year went to DiAnn Mills for “High Treason” (Tyndale House Publishers). Second place went to Lynette Eason for “Holiday Amnesia” (Harlequin Digital Sales Corp.). Honorable mention went to Lynette Eason for “Called to Protect” (Revell of Baker Publishing Group).

 

The Arise Daily Writer of the Year was awarded to Jennifer Slattery.

AWSA’s official magazine, “Leading Hearts,” won their fifth straight Evangelical Press Association Merit award. The “Leading Hearts” Columnist of the Year went to Karen Porter for her column, “In the Lead.” Feature Article of the Year went to Janell Rardon for her article, “Do the One Thing That Changes Everything.”

 

The 2019 AWSA Member of the Year Award went to Julie Coleman. AWSA founder Linda Evans Shepherd said, “Julie Coleman loves to teach the Word of God! With contagious enthusiasm, she brings hope and encouragement to her audience through rich biblical teaching.”

The Jennifer Kennedy Dean Award went to Pam Farrel. This award, according to Linda Evans Shepherd, is in honor of the late Jennifer Kennedy Dean, an AWSA author who recently passed away. “This special award recognizes someone who carries the light with excellence to a hurting world.

The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Michael W. Smith in honor of his 35th year in ministry. He has been honored with three Grammy Awards, 45 Dove Awards, and American

Music Award. Smith ministered in song and participated in a question-and-answer session hosted by CTN host Monica Schmelter, who served as emcee for the event.

Monica Schmelter and Linda Evans Shepherd, author and AWSA founder, presented the awards and Josh Huisman, pastor of New Hope Community Church in Brentwood, performed a parody.

AWSA, the sponsor of the Golden Scroll Awards Banquet, is an outreach of Right to the Heart Ministries and consists of over 600 top women authors who both publish and speak nationally. See www.AWSA.com.

The Awards Show will be broadcast on CTN’s Roku Channels at a date TBA.

See winners from past years:

See the 2018 winners, click HERE.

See the 2017 winners, click HERE.

See the 2016 winners, click HERE.

See the 2015 winners, click HERE.

See the 2014 winners, click HERE.

See the 2013 winners, click HERE.

See the 2012 winners, click HERE.

See the 2011 winners, click HERE.

See the 2010 winners, click HERE.

See the 2009 winners, click HERE.

 

Right to the Heart Media Network

PROMOTION & PUBLICATION SERVICES

The hardest part of successful stepping out into the publishing world or building new momentum for your ministry is having a medium in which to introduce new material to your potential audience.

As an AWSA, we are not only helping you connect with a network of sisters who will give you encouragement and prayer support,  our Right to the Heart Media Network can help extend your ministry reach.

Our opportunities various opportunities to publish or be promoted in our multi-award-winning publication, Leading Hearts Magazine (leadinghearts.com), Arise DAILY e-devos (arisedaily.com) and multiple professional training and ministry newsletters and such as the Advanced Writers & Speakers Association (awsa.com), gottopray.com (Linda Evans Shepherd Ministries), Women’s Ministry Cafe (coming soon), Page Turner Christian Books (coming soon) and social media platforms which in total reaches an audience of over 160,000 daily

AWSA-insider pricing and package deals to advertise in our publications and newsletter is available at AWSA.com under Right to the Heart Ministry Network “Members Only Promotion”

ARISE DAILY—AWSA Protégé and Professional Members are giving the opportunity to submit devotionals for publication via our ARISE Daily e-devotional ministry, which is delivered to inboxes across the nation and around the world every day! To find out more about Arise Daily go to arisedaily.com and email our Arise Daily editor Julie Coleman for Writers Guidelines jcoleman@gmail.com.

LEADING HEARTS­—AWSA Professional Members are given opportunity to voluntarily submit feature articles and books for publication and     review consideration. AWSA Members who are continuing columnists are picked by publisher to fit specific editorial needs of the magazine.

ARISE SPEAKERS BUREAU Do you want to know how to book more speaking engagements? AWSA Professional Members can join our ARISE Speakers directory and concierge service to be directly promoted to women’s leadership events and conference coordinators. Email Linda at lindareply@gmail.com for details, including membership fees.

CREATIVE SERVICES

Protégé and Professional Members have access to AWSA-insider pricing from #barefacedcreative for Brand and Communications Consulting as well as design service, who branded and sponsored registration for this year’s conference. As a member of AWSA, #barefacedcreative founder Amber Weigand-Buckley has over 20 years of award-winning media experience. Currently, she serves full time as the Marketing, Communications and Art Director for the Right to the Heart Ministry Network. She also is the founding editor and Art Director of Leading Hearts Magazine. She has the heart to help her AWSA sisters put their best foot forward in the ministry that God has called each one to serve.

2018 AWSA Golden Scroll Winners

 

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2018 Golden Scroll Award Winners

AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) announced the winners of the 2018 Golden Scroll Awards at the Golden Scroll Banquet, Sunday, September 9, at the Music City Sheraton Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Golden Scrolls Book of the Year was awarded to Cindy K. Sproles for Liar’s Winter from Kregel Publications.

The Nonfiction Book of the Year Award went to authors of two books: Cynthia Cavanaugh for Anchored: Leading Through the Storms (New Hope Publishers) and Linda Gilden and Linda Goldfarb for Linked (Bold Vision Books).

Second place for Nonfiction Book of the Year was awarded to Janell Rardon for Overcoming Hurtful Words from Worthy Inspired and the honorable mention was awarded to Janet Holm McHenry for 50 Lessons for Grads from Worthy Publishing.

The Novel of the Year Award went to Eva Marie Everson for The One True Love of Alice-Ann from Tyndale House Publishing.

 

Second place for Novel of the Year went to Deborah Raney for Home at Last (Abingdon Press); honorable mention was awarded to Lynette Eason for Chasing Secrets from Revell of Baker Publishing Group.

The Novel of the Year Award went to Eva Marie Everson for The One True Love of Alice-Ann from Tyndale House Publishing.

The Children’s Book of the Year was awarded to Michelle Adams for My First Day of School from Worthy Kids.

Congratulations to our 2018 Golden Scroll Award Winners

Second place for Children’s Book of the Year went to Sheri Schofield for The Prince and the Plan from Carpenter’s Son Publishing and third place went to LeeAnn Mancini for Forever With Jesus from GLM Publishing.

The Bible Study Book of the Year was awarded to Pam Farrel for Discovering the Hope in the Psalms from Harvest House Publishers.

The Devotional Book of the Year was awarded to Leigh Powers for Renewed: A 40-Day Devotional for Healing From Church Hurt and for Loving Well in Ministry from FaithWords, a division of Hachette Book Group.

The Memoir of the Year was awarded to Eleanor Isaacson and Jeanette Windle for Dancing From Darkness from Eleanor Isaacson Publications.

Julie Coleman, the editor of Arise Daily, AWSA’s online devotional, awarded Rhonda Rhea the Devotional Writer of the Year.

AWSA’s official magazine, Leading Hearts, won their fourth straight Evangelical Press Association Merit award and honored their columnists, including Pam Farrel, Michelle S. Cox, Penelope Carlevato, Saundra Dalton-Smith, Sharon Elliot, Karen Porter, Rhonda Rhea, Karen Whiting, and Cynthia L. Simmons and Edie Melson. Leading Hearts also honored Tom Young as the 2018 AWSA MVP.

The 2018 AWSA Member of the Year Award went to Erica Wiggenhorn. AWSA founder Linda Evans Shepherd said, “Besides her busy schedule, which included the launch of her latest Bible study, The Unexplainable Church, Erica volunteered behind the scenes at our conference.”

The Beyond Me Award went to Sioni Rodriguez, an advocate for women who have been sexually assaulted and victims of domestic violence. She is a dedicated team member of Our Freedom Journey Ministries (Stand against Human Trafficking).

Dr. Erwin Lutzer, who received the Golden Scrolls Lifetime Achievement Award, served as the keynote speaker.

Professor, author and Life Coach Cynthia Cavanaugh announced the first class of AWSA certified speaking and writing coaches including Yvonne Ortega, Jayme Hull, Cynthia L. Simmons, Karen Whiting, Faith Blatchford, Debbie Wilson, Debbie DeArmond, and Linda Gilden.

Recording artists Dick and Mel Tunney performed the special music. AWSA President Karen Porter served as emcee. CTN host Monica Schmelter and author and AWSA founder Linda Evans Shepherd presented the awards and Mel Tunney performed a parody written by Martha Bolton and dedicated to bookstores.AWSA, the sponsor of the Golden Scroll Awards Banquet, is an outreach of Right to the Heart Ministries and consists of over 500 top women authors who both publish and speak nationally. See www.AWSA.com.

See the 2017 winners, click HERE.

See the 2016 winners, click HERE.

See the 2015 winners, click HERE.

See the 2014 winners, click HERE.

See the 2013 winners, click HERE.

See the 2012 winners, click HERE.

See the 2011 winners, click HERE.

See the 2010 winners, click HERE.

See the 2009 winners, click HERE.

Golden Scroll Awards 2014

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The 2014 Golden Scroll Awards & Banquet

Atlanta, GA – AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) announced the winners for the 2014 Golden Scroll Awards for Publisher, Editor, and Fiction Editor of the Year as well as the winners of their Books of the Year contests at the 2014 Golden Scroll Awards, Sunday afternoon, June 22 nd at the World Congress Convention Center. Honored for outstanding ministry partnerships with their authors, the Golden Scroll Publisher of the Year went to Abingdon Press.

1401cThe winner of the Nonfiction Editor of the Year went to Katara Patton of Tyndale House Publishers.

1402cThe Fiction Editor of the Year was awarded to Stephanie Broene of Tyndale House.

1403cAWSA Nonfiction Book of the Year Award winners were named as Dena Dyer and Tina Samples for Wounded Women of the Bible from Kregal Publications which tied for first place with Julie Zine Coleman for Unexpected Love from Thomas Nelson. Second place went to Cynthia Ruchti for Ragged Hope published by Abingdon Press. Third place went to Emily Parke Chase for Standing Tall After Falling Short from Wingspread.

1404cThe Novel of the Year first place award went to Eva Marie Everson for Slow Moon Rising: A Cedar Key Novel from Revell which also tied with The Ohana by C. W. Schutter from River Ranch Publishing. Second place was awarded to Sarah Sundin for On Distant Shores from Revell, and third place was awarded to The Survivor by DiAnn Mills from Zondervan.

1406cCAN (Christian Authors Network) also announced their Nonfiction and Novel Books of the Year awards. The CAN Nonfiction Book of the Year first place award went to Kathy Collard Miller for Partly Cloudy with Scattered Worries published by Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. Second place was awarded to Cecil Murphey and Twila Belk for I Believe in Heaven from Regal. The third place winner was Dianne Barker for I Don’t Chase the Garbage Truck Down the Street in My Bathrobe Anymore.

1435cThe first place CAN Fiction Book of the Year was awarded to Cynthia Ruchti for All My Belongings from Abingdon Press, second place went to On Distant Shores by Sarah Sundin from Revell , and third place was awarded to Lena Nelson Dooley for Catherine’s Pursuit from Charisma House Book Group.

In addition, the 2014 AWSA Member of the Year Award went to Arlene Pellicane and the Beyond Me Award went to Grace Fox. The prestigious 2014 Golden Scroll Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Jerry B. Jenkins.IMG_7272bJenkins served as the keynote speaker with Stacy Hawkins Adams as emcee. Authors Carol Kent, Pam Farrel, Linda Evans Shepherd and Kathy Macias presented the awards. Recording artist Gwen Smith performed a parody written by Martha Bolton dedicated to editors and publishers

AWSA, the sponsors of the Golden Scroll Awards Banquet, is an outreach of Right to the Heart Ministries and consists of over 400 top ICRS women authors who both publish and speak nationally. See www.AWSA.com.

 

Watch our 2014 Conference and Golden Scroll Banquet Highlights:

See the 2016 winners, click HERE.

See the 2015 winners, click HERE.

See the 2014 winners, click HERE.

See the 2013 winners, click HERE.

See the 2012 winners, click HERE.

See the 2011 winners, click HERE.

See the 2010 winners, click HERE.

See the 2009 winners, click HERE.