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The Italy Conference is March 9-16, 2023.

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Past 3-day conferences include:

  • North Carolina Christian Writers Conference [2018, 2019, 2020]
  • Ohio Christian Writers Conference [2017, 2018]
  • Genre & Marketing Intensives – NC [2021, 2022]

Past 1-day “tour stops” included these cities:

  • Pensacola, FL [2019]
  • Tallahassee, FL [2018, 2019]
  • Tampa, FL [2017, 2019, 2020]
  • Atlanta, GA [2018]
  • Cullman, AL [2018]
  • Lexington, SC [2018, 2019]
  • Nashville, TN [2019]
  • Wimberley, TX [2018]
  • Chicago, IL [2019]

Upcoming 2023 Events include:

  • Italy Tour *sold out*
  • Genre & Marketing Intensive – NC 
  • Genre & Marketing Intensive – MI
  • Genre & Marketing Intensive – VA


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