Our next CAG meeting is Monday, June 3, 7 p.m…
with guest speaker Linda Gilden, author and Director of both the CLASS Christian Writers Conference and the Carolina Christian Writers Conference. Her topic?
“The Importance of Writing Articles”
Articles are a great way to build your platform and establish yourself as an expert in your field. Learn how to use article writing to take your writing to the next level, Linda’s presentation provides an overview of article writing and how it can benefit authors of all genres.
Linda Gilden is an experienced, award-winning writer, speaker, editor, and writing coach. Author of 19 books including Called to Write, Words to Live By, Called to Speak, Articles, Articles, Articles!, LINKED Quick Guide to Personalities, and several ghostwritten books. With over a thousand magazine articles to her credit, Linda Gilden loves to share a great story. As a freelance editor and writing coach, she encourages others to make their writing the best it can be. As a personality consultant, Linda loves her front row seat helping others discover their personalities in a way that builds and strengthens relationships one link at a time. As Director of the Carolina Christian Writers Conference, Linda loves to see writers have that “aha!” moment when it all starts to fit together.
Linda Gilden’s experience includes co-founding the LINKED Personality System, frequently presenting and instructing at numerous national writers conferences, freelance editor for publishing houses and individuals, judge for many prestigious contests, teaching “Writing to Expand Your Ministry” in the Women’s Ministry Program at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and being a regular columnist for multiple websites and magazines. Her days are immersed in writing-related activities and her favorite times are spent encouraging new writers and helping other writers learn how to take their writing to the next level. She truly believes writers can make a different in the world one word at a time.
Linda is a wife, mother, and grandmother. Her greatest joy is time spent with her family. Her favorite activity is floating in a pool with a good book surrounded by splashing children!
Plan now to attend this meeting and bring a friend. Refreshments served. Visitors welcome. For meeting details, see www.christianauthorsguild.org
All live (and lively) meetings of CAG are held at Prayer & Praise Christian Fellowship, 6409 Bells Ferry Rd., Woodstock, GA 30189. We meet at 7:00 p.m. on the first Monday of each month.
Many of our CAG members are also members of Word Weavers International. Word Weavers is a critique group that is essential for writers who want to advance in their craft. The Woodstock chapter meets on the third Monday of each month at the same location as CAG. Annual dues for WW Woodstock chapter is $45 and may be paid at www.word-weavers.com
Upcoming Guest Speakers for CAG
July 1st – Susan Schulz, speaking on “Trusting God w Your Writing Career”
August 5th – TBA
September 14- Coffee and Quill – Patricia L Holbrook
The next meeting of the Woodstock chapter of Word Weavers International will be Monday, May 20th. Please arrive by 6:30 p.m. if you have something to be critiqued.