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Coffee & Quill

Coffee & Quill Writers Workshop

Mark this date!

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Christian Writers, it’s that time of year again.

CAG Presents A Special Saturday In Person Event Workshop.

Plan on bringing a friend.

We start at 9 am and go to 1 pm, so bring snacks and a lunch.

Also, throughout the day, we will have

“Writing Time.” 

So, be sure to bring pen and paper with you.

This is a free workshop.

Did I say, “FREE?”

Yes, I did!

Please ‘sign up’ below and provide an email. 

Seating is limited.”

Location: Once you’ve signed up, you will receive an email with detailed information.

Guest Speaker: Deborah Malone

Topic: “Back To Basics”

Deborah’s desire is to help motivate others to finish their book by covering the following: One Sheet, Building a Resume, Examples of a Query Letter, Synopsis and a Proposal. She will also cover Goal Setting and Outlining a Book.

Deborah Malone has a degree in Human Services and worked in the field for several years before starting her writing career.

Her first novel ‘Death in Dahlonega,’ was awarded Georgia Author of the Year 2018, in inspiration Category and recently placed in the Christian Selah Awards in Bible Study Category. She has worked as a freelance writer and photographer, for the historic Magazine “Georgia Backroads” since 2001. Her writing is featured in “Tales of the Rails,” edited by Olin Jackson, as well as the “Christian Communicator,” and “Southern Writer’s Magazine.”

She is a member of Georgia Writer’s Association, Atlanta Writers, American Christian Fiction Writers and Advanced Writers and Speakers Association.

Deborah lives in the North Georgia Mountains with her husband Travis.

Guest Speaker: Patricia Durgin

Topic: “Never Struggle To Write A Great Title Again!”

Patricia Durgin is a recognized marketing expert, certified writer & speaker coach, a faculty member at Christian writer and speaker conferences around the country, a professional interviewer, and she contributes monthly articles to Almost An Author, Write Life Workshops, The Write Conversation, and Arise Daily Devos.

As a marketing coach, Patricia serves both new and award-winning Christian writers and speakers committed to serving their audience through clear messaging, reader-focused blog posts, results-oriented emails, and interviews designed to grow their platform.

Patricia hosted over 500 (60-minute) interviews when Facebook Live was a new thing. Her program–seen every weekday for two years–included interviews, annual 30-day summits, and periodic mini-conferences, each featuring leaders in the Christian communicator’s fields.

She lives in Richmond, Virginia with her high school sweetheart. She and her husband have two daughters and two sons-in-law, all in full-time ministry, and they enjoy three delightful grandchildren.

Find out more about Patricia Durgin at

To sign up for C&Q or to Join CAG, please fill out the form below. Thank you.

6 thoughts on “Coffee & Quill”

  1. As much as I’d rather meet in person I’m excited about the webinar. Have just met Cheri Cowell via phone and may use her company to publish my book through. I think she’s going to be an amazing speaker and look forward to hearing her and Jennifer Henn.

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