Write2Ignite! Writers Conference - March 27-28
Designed for Christian writers who desire to write for Children’s and Young Adult markets.
Keynote messages and workshops presented by professional authors, editors, and literary agen
Networking and personal appointments with editors and agents
Keynote Sessions for Write2Ignite 2015
Tim Shoemaker – Our Keynote Speaker The Ride of Your Life
This session is a personal testimony about Tim’s writing journey in this roller coaster of life. It will inspire and motivate participants regardless of the genre and audience they write for.
Reaching Boys with Your Writing
In this session Tim shares elements needed (but not always considered) in writing for boys. Naturally, the information works when writing for girls, too. Tim shares principles to strengthen any fiction writing, regardless of the audience, especially what we need to remember if we want boys to read our books.
Jenny L. Cote: Give Me Liberty AND Give Me Deadlines (Adult Session)
As Oswald Chambers writes, “Allow God to have complete liberty in your life when you speak. Before God’s message can liberate other people, His liberation must first be real in you. Gather your material carefully, and then allow God to “set your words on fire” for His glory.” Going beyond books, Jenny shares how she is expanding her brand to develop school curriculum, VBS curriculum, an animated TV/DVD series and movies.
CREATE (Teen Session)
Opening with the popular “Black Coat Story,” Jenny humorously illustrates a really lame story, followed by a really colorful story. She explains how creative writing is like painting a picture in your mind and writing what you see. Animating animal figurines, Jenny brings colorful characters to life, and describes the importance and, yes, FUN of doing research! Learn how to weave in surprises, action, tension, and end well.
Commemorating 500 Years of Reformation
NGU and First Presbyterian Church choirs and orchestra will combine to present a concert of sacred music.
Nationally Known Speakers to Highlight Christian Worldview Week
Event Helps Students to Know What They Believe and Why They Believe It
Fall 2016 Commencement
Fall Commencement to be held Friday, December 9.
NGU to Host Write2Ignite! Conference
The conference for Christian Writers of Literature for Children and Young Adults to hold its annual writers’ conference at NGU.
ODEL Student Head Coaches Growing Climbing Team
NGU senior Madison Gregory leads Climb Upstate’s Junior Rock Climbing Team as it continues to expand.
NGU Service Awards 2015
Office of Enrollment Services honors "You Make a Difference Award" winners
PA Medicine Program to Host Open House
Tour the PA program's newly renovated facility, meet the faculty and staff, and experience the great aspects of the new program.
NGU students to reach out all over the world through summer missions
Students will be on mission in over 20 countries this summer