Christian Writers Conference


Launch and Develop Your Writing Career at Mount Hermon

April 12-16, 2019

Pre-conference Mentoring Clinics:
April 10-12

Join us in 2019 for our Golden Anniversary: 50 years!

You have a passion to write words that will touch hearts and maybe even change lives. That passion comes from the Lord. He has called you to write because He knows there are people who will need to read what He has put on your heart to write.

What divine appointments might God have for you at Mount Hermon?

Mount Hermon provides a one-of-a-kind atmosphere for writers at every skill level, from not-yet-published to multi-published, and offers help to writers in a wide span of genres and in every phase of a writer's career.

  • Small-Group Mentoring Clinics
  • Major Morning Tracks
  • Afternoon Workshops
  • Night Owl Sessions
  • Free Manuscript Reviews
  • Individual Appointments with Agents and Editors
  • Consultations with our Professional Critique Team
  • Fun Recreation Options
  • Ecumenical Palm Sunday worship service

Meet fellow writers, agents, and editors!

Whether you desire to publish the traditional way with a royalty publisher or you intend to go the indie publishing route, you'll find industry professionals who can instruct, direct, and encourage you.

First-Timers Contest 

If you’ve never attended the Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference, here’s your opportunity to be part of a blessed and amazing week. Enter the First-Timers Contest for a chance to win a full scholarship, including economy lodging and conference meals. No fee to enter. Click here for details.

Invest in your future as a writer

  • Connect

  • Learn

  • Grow

Mount Hermon has provided inspiration, encouragement, direction, refreshment, training, and unique networking opportunities for countless writers over the years. Numerous key business relationships have been formed here, along with longtime friendships among kindred spirits. Come to receive whatever special blessings God has for you at this juncture of your writing journey.

Register Soon!

Here are a few comments from last year's attendees: 

  • "Mount Hermon is an amazing place to learn the craft of writing and connect with other writers in beautiful surroundings. Mount Hermon feels warm, like family."

  • "Mount Hermon Christian Writers Conference is a place bathed in God’s presence. From practical advice to long-term friendships, there is no limit to the opportunities here to grow in craft and as writers."

  • "Mount Hermon is a very special place and the writers conference is like a breath of fresh air. People are so friendly and helpful, and if you listen you will hear God speak."

Keynote Speakers

Conference Hosts

  • Kathy Ide

    Kathy Ide
    Conference Director, Author and Freelance Editor

  • Jeremy Bentley

    Jeremy Bentley
    Mount Hermon Vice President of Programs

  • Dave Talbott

    David Talbott
    Worship Leader, co-emcee

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