SO YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER. NOW WHAT?

 

Go behind the scenes with 15 writing and publishing experts to discover what it takes to build a successful writing career, even if you’re just starting out.

And here’s the best part — for a limited time, you can access these teachings for FREE ($197 value).

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The hope*writers Summit will help you:

 

  • Understand what publishers and agents are looking for so you can draft a proposal that stands out from the stack.
  • Learn how to develop your writing voice and draw your ideal reader into your work.
  • Create a writing routine that will help you make time for your calling (even when life gets busy).
  • Write like an essentialist so you can focus on what matters most and start making progress.
  • Build a team to support your work — because writing is always better together.
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FEATURED EXPERT SESSIONS


We hand-picked respected writing and publishing experts who have successfully navigated the art of writing and the business of publishing. This diverse group of working writers and publishing professionals has decades of experience and wisdom — and they want to share it with you.

Each of these speakers offered to teach their best tips, tools, and practices to our members — because they don’t want you to go through the same mistakes or frustrations in your writing journey. Previously, these conversations were only available to members, but if you join The hope*writers Summit, you’ll have access to them for free.

See below for the full speaker schedule and session topics:

ALEX FIELD

Literary Agent and Founder of the Bindery Agency


 

How To Find a Literary Agent

Alex discusses the process of publishing a book from the perspective of a literary agent and shares how to find the right agent for your work.

GAYLE TZEMACH LEMMON

Author and Journalist

 


 

How To Tell Other People’s Stories

As a New York Times bestselling author and journalist, Gayle shares her top tips for telling someone else’s story and offers her expertise on how to ask good questions as a writer.

SARAH BESSEY

Author and Speaker

 


 

Writing Through Challenges

As a New York Times bestselling author, Sarah offers advice for writing through failure and life’s challenges based on her personal experience.


AUNDI KOLBER

Therapist, Author, and Speaker


 

How To Try Softer in Our Writing

Aundi is a seasoned counselor and an author who shares practical tips for caring for the writer’s soul.

JEVON BOLDEN

Literary Agent, Writer, and Editor

 


 

Writing To Connect with Readers and Agents

Jevon discusses how to connect with readers and agents from her perspective as both a published author and literary agent.

KELLY GLOVER

Podcast Guest Booker and Brand Expert

 


 

Podcast Guesting

Kelly offers her expertise on where to find podcasts that fit your message and how to pitch yourself to producers as a podcast guest.


TARA-NICHOLLE KIRKE

Master Coach, Author, and Entrepreneur


 

How To Transform Your Inner Critic

Tara-Nicholle shares how to transform your inner critic and offers practices for writers who feel stuck in a cycle of self-criticism.

S.D. SMITH

Children’s Author

 


 

The Cost of Creativity

S. D. discusses how limitations, difficulties, and even pain can inspire our creativity.

LAURA TREMAINE

Author and Podcaster

 


 

A 10-Year Journey To First-Time Authorship

Laura shares her story of the long road to authorship and how tiny pivots in our creative work can bring clarity.


ASHLEE EILAND

Author and Pastor


 

Developing Your Writing Voice

Ashlee teaches writers how to uncover our writing voice, the purpose and necessity of silence, and practices for cultivating our inner life.

EMILY LEY

Author and Founder of Simplified

 


 

Goals, Routines, and Social Media for the Writer

Emily offers practical advice on the importance of simplifying and creating a writing routine and managing time and energy spent on social media.

RICHARD LUI

Journalist and Author

 


 

How To Collaborate Selflessly

MSNBC/NBC News anchor, author, and filmmaker Richard Lui is a veteran journalist and new author who discusses how to collaborate with others on a book project and share our writing selflessly.


CARLOS WHITTAKER

Author and Podcaster


 

Storytelling on Social Media

Carlos offers insight on how to discover a reader’s pain point and shares the pivots he made to improve his social media storytelling.

GREG MCKEOWN

Author, Motivational Speaker, and Podcaster

 


 

Essentialism for Writers

Greg is the bestselling author of Essentialism, and in this teaching, he shares how to apply essentialist principles to your writing life.

ANNIE F. DOWNS

Author, Speaker, and Podcaster

 


 

How To Build a Team

Annie discusses her path to publishing and how she built a team to support her writing goals.

You don't have to figure out the writing life by yourself.


These sessions, taught by some of the most experienced professionals in the publishing industry, will show you how to make progress in the art of writing and the business of publishing. For a limited time, you can get FREE access to this exclusive content.

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WHY SHOULD I SIGN UP FOR THE HOPE*WRITERS SUMMIT?

 

Curated Speakers and Actionable Content

Thoughtful, real-life experience shared by some of the top writing and publishing experts will normalize your writing struggles and encourage you toward progress. 

Easy Access — Attend From Your Computer, Phone, or Tablet

‚ÄčThere’s no flight or hotel room to book. No need to travel, take off work, or take time away from your family.

Training for All Writing Stages: Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced

Our teachers offer you their best insights with ideas you can implement regardless of your writing stage.

Writing Tips and Practices Shared By Bestselling Authors and Trustworthy Literary Agents


Your journey to making progress in your writing could go one of two ways:


The Long and Difficult Way

You could spend thousands of dollars and countless hours trying to implement outdated writing and publishing tips you discovered by googling “experts” on the internet. 

The Easy and Fast Way

You could sign up for The hope*writers Summit today and get hard-earned insights from experienced writers and publishing professionals that will help you make real progress in your writing life. 

 

IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR HONEST INSIGHT AND HELPFUL DIRECTION TO LEARN HOW TO MAKE PROGRESS IN YOUR WRITING CAREER, THEN YOU’RE IN THE RIGHT PLACE.
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We’re the kindest place on the internet for writers to make progress. For six years, we’ve been leading thousands of writers toward progress on their writing goals while balancing the art of writing with the business of publishing. We have over 150 teaching videos in our resource library that are only available to members. When you join The hope*writers Summit, you’ll have access to 15 of these teachings for free!

 

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