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Writers’ Newsletter - The Lighthouse Connection

Receive a little TLC for your writer’s journey in our free writers’ newsletter, The Lighthouse Connection. Subscribe to receive monthly writing tips, inspiration, submission opportunities, and a digital freebie.

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Writing Classes

Subscribe above to The Lighthouse Connection, our writers’ newsletter, to hear about our free online writing classes. 

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Enrich Conference for Bible Study Writers, Teachers, and Speakers

This conference that is held annually in northern Georgia, offers classes on the writing craft, Bible study tools, marketing, and more. Click the link below to see a list of this year’s classes and the registration information. We are currently taking registration forms for online attendance and adding to the waiting list for in-person attendance as requested. 

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Writing Tips Online

Every month, Katy shares tips on writing on two blogs: “The Write Conversation” and the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference blog. Both were listed on the Writers’ Digest Top 101 Websites for Writers.

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Guidelines for Submissions to Refresh Bible Study Magazine

Refresh is a free, quarterly, digital, Christian magazine. If you write Bible studies, devotions, or Christian Living articles, download our Writers Guidelines and Statement of Faith.

Recommended Books on Writing

On the Writing Craft:

On Writing Well by William Zinsser

The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. and E. B. White

100 Ways to Improve Your Writing by Gary Provost

The First Five Pages by Noah Lukeman

Stein on Writing by Sol Stein

Technical Guidelines:

The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition, 2017

The Society of Biblical Literature Handbook of Style (Hendrickson Publishers, 1999)

The Copyeditor’s Handbook by Amy Einsohn, 2006

Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing by Mignon Fogarty, 2008

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