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The Christian Writing Fair programme is subject to change. There are General Sessions, as well as Breakaway Sessions in three tracks (Writing to Inspire & Equip, The Power of Story and Blogging for Impact)

08:00 – 08:45


09:00 – 09:45

Keynote Address

Trevor Hudson explores our calling to write

10:00 – 10:45

Breakaway Session

Writing to Inspire and Equip: John Gilchrist shares key lessons learned on his 45-year writing journey

The Power of Story: Mtutuzeli Nyoka and Joan Campbell discuss the ins and outs of fiction writing with Bruce Dennill

Blogging for Impact: Ryan Peter shares strategies for writing engaging and relevant blog posts.

10:45 – 11:15

Tea Break

11:15 – 12:00

General Session

Leslie Leyland Fields explores why the world still needs your story…and how to tell it

12:15 – 13:00

Breakaway Session

Writing to Inspire & Equip: Dalene Reyburn taps into her wealth of devotional writing experience in this practical workshop.

The Power of Story: Kabelo Mabalane discusses his remarkable story and the impact of his book with Ian Laxton

Blogging for Impact: Lisa Casson gives a step-by-step guide to setting up your own WordPress blog.

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch & Networking

14:00 – 14:45

General Discussion

Peter Velander draws on 40 years of experience in his conversation on Christian Publishing with Bruce Dennill

15:00 – 15:45

General Session

Leslie Leyland Fields helps us overcome the 7 terrors every writer faces

15:45 – 16:00

Close & Commissioning – go and write!