The Power Behind The Story
Ann would like the opportunity to speak at your event, workshop, conference, or seminar.
Writer Workshop Topics
WHERE FICTION AND NONFICTION INTERSECT
Ann’s a storyteller. When she presents two compelling stories, which is fiction and which is not? Will the audience be able to tell? Fundamental truths apply to every story. Explore the transforming power of a good one.
WEAVING GRACE INTO YOUR STORY
It’s all in the way you say it. The Word teaches the letter of the law kills, but the Spirit brings life. Your story can give life and bring hope in the most unexpected ways.
THE BELIEVING WRITER AND REJECTION
How to handle the hurt of rejection, learn from the difficult, believe the impossible, promote others, and still maintain your vision.
THE FIVE SPIRITUAL SENSES IN YOUR WRITING
The five natural senses ground a story, evoke emotion, create atmosphere, and make it memorable. Inspirational writers should want more than moral and wholesome books. How can their stories breathe life? Learn how to incorporate the spiritual senses in your writing.
GENERAL SPEAKING TOPICS
WHOA GOD! YOU WANT ME TO WHAT?
How God stretches the self-doubter and plants destiny in his heart, while tenderly teaching confidence and dependence.
THE LOSS OF A CHILD: WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU’RE PARALYZED
Though the heart is torn and a gaping hole is left, there is healing after the loss of a child. While Ann is acquainted with loss and understands that each person must heal in their own time and in their own ways, she encourages the grief stricken not to stand still too long.
INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION AND THE FATHER’S HEART
God has always gone after the one lost sheep, his heart all about the individual. Adoption is not new, but during the 20th and 21st centuries, the adoption movement has changed the face of our world. Though God doesn’t call everyone to adopt, what is the Father’s heart and how can you help?
CHRISTIAN PUBLISHING IN TODAY’S WORLD
Christian publishers have taken a hit the past decade—many bought out by secular giants. Rough economic times, diminishing supply and demand, and new rules for platform have redefined traditional publishing roles. What can the believer do to promote and help Christian publishing thrive from the author up?
HOMESCHOOLING SPECIAL NEEDS: CAST YOUR NET
For many years Ann did everything she could to help her children, even at the cost of her health. What she discovered during her homeschooling journey that can help you as you war in the trenches.