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Novel Crafters Seminar of the Rockies

 

Ferocious Self-Editing:
How to Set Your Writing Apart

Featuring NY Times bestselling novelist,

Jerry B. Jenkins

Saturday, November 9, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration check-in and continental breakfast begin at 8:00 am. Seminar begins at 8:30 am.

Ramada Plaza Hotel & Convention Center

10 E. 120th Ave.
(SE corner of 120th & I-25)
Northglenn, Colorado 80233

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About the Speaker

Jerry B Jenkins

Jerry B. Jenkins, former editor of Moody Magazine, vice president for publishing, and now chairman of the board of trustees for the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, is the author of more than 180 books, including the 63,000,000-selling Left Behind series. Jerry has been awarded honorary doctorates from Bethel College (Indiana), Trinity International University (Illinois), Colorado Christian University, Huntington University (Indiana), and Tennessee Temple University.

Riven, which Jerry considers his life’s work novel, released in July 2008 to stellar reviews and has been optioned for a movie.

I, Saul, Jenkins’s most recent book, released from Worthy Publishing in August 2013 and has been described as The DaVinci Code meets The Robe, as it combines a modern day thriller with a historical novel.

Jenkins’s writing has appeared in Time, Reader’s Digest, Parade, Guideposts, and dozens of Christian periodicals. He also serves as a contributing editor to Writer’s Digest.

Jenkins and Tim LaHaye were featured in a May 24, 2004 cover story in Newsweek magazine as “The New Prophets of Revelation.”

Jenkins’s non-fiction books include many as-told-to autobiographies, including those of Hank Aaron, Bill Gaither, Orel Hershiser, Luis Palau, Walter Payton, Meadowlark Lemon, Nolan Ryan, and Mike Singletary. The Hershiser and Ryan books reached the New York Times best-seller list. Jenkins also assisted Dr. Billy Graham with his memoirs, Just As I Am, also a New York Times bestseller. Jerry spent 13 months working with Dr. Graham, and considers the project the privilege of a lifetime.

Jerry owns Jenkins Entertainment, a filmmaking company in Chicago, which produced the critically-acclaimed Hometown Legend, listed as one of the Top 10 family films of 2002 by Good News Communication’s MOVIEGUIDE. Jenkins Entertainment also produced Midnight Clear, winner of the Special Jury Prize for “Best First Feature” at the 2007 Cinequest Film Festival.

What If…, Jenkins Entertainment’s latest feature, released to theaters in August of 2010 and on DVD in March 2011. It was a finalist for best family picture of 2010 along with such features as Toy Story 3 and Despicable Me.

Jenkins also owns the Christian Writers Guild, which for nearly 50 years has trained people to sell their writing. Along with a critique service, the Writing for the Soul conference, and the Operation First Novel contest, the Guild offers writers a dozen email correspondence courses. Each comes with a personal mentor — a professional writer and editor — who encourages, instructs, and challenges students each step of the way.

Jerry Jenkins wrote the nationally syndicated sports story comic strip, Gil Thorp, from 1996-2004.

He speaks widely, primarily on writing, and is a sought-after humorist.

Jenkins and his wife Dianna live in Colorado and have three grown sons and eight grandchildren.

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Learning How to Become Ferocious Self Editors

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