Sessions at the Well

Below, check out our pre-conference sessions and breakout sessions at the Well Conference.  

To learn more about a session, click on the title.

Preconference Sessions

Preconference sessions will be held at 2pm, Thursday, April 20, 2023. Pick from one of these amazing sessions.

Next Level Bible Studies

Lisa Lewis Koster

Create Your 3D Vision Board

Jim & Victoria Chapin

Discover Your Novel Writing Process

Karin Beery & Pegg Thomas

Marketing Strategies for Ministry Minded-Creatives

Marnie Swedberg

Breakout Sessions

Session 1

Friday 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2

Friday 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Session 3

Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session 4

Friday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Session 5

Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 6

Saturday 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 7

Saturday 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Session 8

Saturday 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Beginning Writing

Addressing Diversity in Novel Manuscripts

Edwina Perkins

How Your Genre is Getting Your Novel Rejected

Karin Beery

Where to Start Your Story

Pegg Thomas

The Importance of Story in Your Non-Fiction

Edwina Perkins

Writing Devotionals

Darlene Larson

Intro to Self-Editing and Critique Groups

Tina Yeager

Pros & Cons of Traditional vs. Self-Publishing

Katie M. Reid

Practical Applications in Writing Non-Fiction for the Christian Market

Ammie Bouwman

Intermediate Writing

Mermaids, Unicorns and Christian Writers

Jim Watkins

The Writer as Entrepreneur

Michelle Loyd-Paige

Trends in Publishing

Bob Hostetler

Becoming a Professional Writer

Cindy Lambert

Ask the Pros Panel

Edwina Perkins, Michelle Loyd-Paige, Courtney Lasater, Cindy Lambert, & Bob Hostetler

Blogging to Increase Website Traffic

Susan Neal, RN, MBA, MHS

Time Management for Writers

Jim Watkins

The Writer's Mental Health

Tina Yeager

Theater and Film

Creating Captivating Characters for the Stage, Page, and Screen

Katie M. Reid

Ten Plot Points and VOTE Method To Story/Script Structure

Eric Jones

Expanding Your Brand Using YouTube

Breathing Life into Biblical Characters

Peg Arnold

How to turn a Book into a Film

Jason Campbell

How to Raise Funds for your Film

Jason Campbell

Shooting Your Film

Jason Campbell

Christian Acting Workshop

Jason Campbell

Art and Illustration

Spirit Reign, Part 1

Jan Maureen

The Spirit Reign, Part 2

Jan Maureen

Simplifying Compositions and Using Photo Reference

Anna Barnhart

The Crest of the Wave-identity and Finger Painting

Tracy Belanger

From Idea to Opportunity: Creating Systems to Get Your Art into the World

Anna Barnhart

String and Water

Jan Maureen

Authors Who Draw: DIY Book Cover and Illustrations for Self Publishers

Anna Barnhart

How to Sew a Button and Other Practical Workarounds for Creatives

Tracy Belanger

Comedy

With a Side of Chuckles: Learn to Speak with Humor

Jeanette Levellie

The Learning Curve of Laughter

Cherie Nettles

Writing with Banana Peels

Jim Watkins

Improv: Comedy without a Net

Speaking of Funny

Tammy Whitehurst

Humor Sells for Writers

Jeanette Levellie

The Art of Recovery

Cherie Nettles

Spice it Up with Humor

Peg Arnold

Publishing and Marketing

Marketing Strategies for Ministry Minded-Creatives

Marnie Swedberg

Create the Best Gift to Attract Email Subscribers

Susan Neal, RN, MBA, MHS

Landing a Literary Agent

Karen Neumair

Interviewing as a Christian Ministry

Mark Prasek

Book Cover and Design Basics

Frank Gutbrod

Book Promotion Videos

Mark Prasek

Your Marketing Message and Website Strategy

Kimberly Eddy

Build & Grow Your YouTube and LinkedIn Channels

Marnie Swedberg

Personal Growth

Limiting Beliefs Derail Us - Don’t let them!

Darlene Larson

Overcoming the Mountains of Discouragement

Tina Yeager

Discovering Your Worship Style

Peg Arnold

Three Powerful Words

Katie M. Reid

How to Kill Your Career Before It Starts

Karin Beery

UNDaunted

Victoria Chapin

Managing Life and Faith with a “Thorn in Your Flesh”

Lisa Lewis Koster

How to be a Healthy Writer

Susan Neal, RN, MBA, MHS

Speaking

5 Ways to WOW Event Planners (& Get Invited Back)

Marnie Swedberg

Stepping Into the Impossible with Your Speaking Ministry: Saying Yes to God

Ammie Bouwman

Launch to Land: Power Strategies to Rock Your Intros and Closing Comment

Robyn Dykstra

The Power of Collaboration

Marnie Swedberg

Making Your Message Memorable

Peg Arnold

Match Your Message: One Brand. One Voice. One You.

Darlene Larson

Social Speaking: How I Grew My FB Audience to Over 650,000

Ammie Bouwman

Money Talk: Setting & Negotiating Fees with Grace

Robyn Dykstra

Music

Music for Impact

Terri McFarland

Exploring Spontaneous Worship

Tiffany Senabandith

Singing the Word: Discover the Joy of Memorizing Scriptures through Music

Teresa Harmening

Forming And Operating A Traveling Music Ministry

Kevin Levellie

Words of Inspiration: Lyric writing 101

Eric Jones

The Heart of Worship

Terri McFarland

Using Your Own Music Right Where You Are

Kevin Levellie

Pressing on Through Praise

Teresa Harmening
This breakout session chart is easier to read and navigate on desktop computer.
Scroll right to view the entire schedule.

Session 1

Friday 9:15 am - 10:00 am

Session 2

Friday 10:15 am - 11:00 am

Session 3

Friday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Session 4

Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Session 5

Saturday 9:00 am - 9:45 am

Session 6

Saturday 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Session 7

Saturday 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Session 8

Saturday 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Beginning Writing

Addressing Diversity in Novel Manuscripts

Edwina Perkins

How Your Genre is Getting Your Novel Rejected

Karin Beery

Where to Start Your Story

Pegg Thomas

The Importance of Story in Your Non-Fiction

Edwina Perkins

Writing Devotionals

Darlene Larson

Intro to Self-Editing and Critique Groups

Tina Yeager

Pros & Cons of Traditional vs. Self-Publishing

Katie M. Reid

Practical Applications in Writing Non-Fiction for the Christian Market

Ammie Bouwman

Intermediate Writing

Mermaids, Unicorns and Christian Writers

Jim Watkins

The Writer as Entrepreneur

Michelle Loyd-Paige

Trends in Publishing

Bob Hostetler

Becoming a Professional Writer

Cindy Lambert

Ask the Pros Panel

Edwina Perkins, Michelle Loyd-Paige, Courtney Lasater, Cindy Lambert, & Bob Hostetler

Blogging to Increase Website Traffic

Susan Neal, RN, MBA, MHS

Time Management for Writers

Jim Watkins

The Writer's Mental Health

Tina Yeager

Theater and Film

Creating Captivating Characters for the Stage, Page, and Screen

Katie M. Reid

Ten Plot Points and VOTE Method To Story/Script Structure

Eric Jones

Expanding Your Brand Using YouTube

Breathing Life into Biblical Characters

Peg Arnold

How to turn a Book into a Film

Jason Campbell

How to Raise Funds for your Film

Jason Campbell

Shooting Your Film

Jason Campbell

Christian Acting Workshop

Jason Campbell

Art and Illustration

Spirit Reign, Part 1

Jan Maureen

The Spirit Reign, Part 2

Jan Maureen

Simplifying Compositions and Using Photo Reference

Anna Barnhart

The Crest of the Wave-identity and Finger Painting

Tracy Belanger

From Idea to Opportunity: Creating Systems to Get Your Art into the World

Anna Barnhart

String and Water

Jan Maureen

Authors Who Draw: DIY Book Cover and Illustrations for Self Publishers

Anna Barnhart

How to Sew a Button and Other Practical Workarounds for Creatives

Tracy Belanger

Comedy

With a Side of Chuckles: Learn to Speak with Humor

Jeanette Levellie

The Learning Curve of Laughter

Cherie Nettles

Writing with Banana Peels

Jim Watkins

Improv: Comedy without a Net

Speaking of Funny

Tammy Whitehurst

Humor Sells for Writers

Jeanette Levellie

The Art of Recovery

Cherie Nettles

Spice it Up with Humor

Peg Arnold

Publishing and Marketing

Marketing Strategies for Ministry Minded-Creatives

Marnie Swedberg

Create the Best Gift to Attract Email Subscribers

Susan Neal, RN, MBA, MHS

Landing a Literary Agent

Karen Neumair

Interviewing as a Christian Ministry

Mark Prasek

Book Cover and Design Basics

Frank Gutbrod

Book Promotion Videos

Mark Prasek

Your Marketing Message and Website Strategy

Kimberly Eddy

Build & Grow Your YouTube and LinkedIn Channels

Marnie Swedberg

Personal Growth

Limiting Beliefs Derail Us - Don’t let them!

Darlene Larson

Overcoming the Mountains of Discouragement

Tina Yeager

Discovering Your Worship Style

Peg Arnold

Three Powerful Words

Katie M. Reid

How to Kill Your Career Before It Starts

Karin Beery

UNDaunted

Victoria Chapin

Managing Life and Faith with a “Thorn in Your Flesh”

Lisa Lewis Koster

How to be a Healthy Writer

Susan Neal, RN, MBA, MHS

Speaking

5 Ways to WOW Event Planners (& Get Invited Back)

Marnie Swedberg

Stepping Into the Impossible with Your Speaking Ministry: Saying Yes to God

Ammie Bouwman

Launch to Land: Power Strategies to Rock Your Intros and Closing Comment

Robyn Dykstra

The Power of Collaboration

Marnie Swedberg

Making Your Message Memorable

Peg Arnold

Match Your Message: One Brand. One Voice. One You.

Darlene Larson

Social Speaking: How I Grew My FB Audience to Over 650,000

Ammie Bouwman

Money Talk: Setting & Negotiating Fees with Grace

Robyn Dykstra

Music

Music for Impact

Terri McFarland

Exploring Spontaneous Worship

Tiffany Senabandith

Singing the Word: Discover the Joy of Memorizing Scriptures through Music

Teresa Harmening

Forming And Operating A Traveling Music Ministry

Kevin Levellie

Words of Inspiration: Lyric writing 101

Eric Jones

The Heart of Worship

Terri McFarland

Using Your Own Music Right Where You Are

Kevin Levellie

Pressing on Through Praise

Teresa Harmening
This breakout session chart is easier to read and navigate on desktop computer.
Scroll right to view the entire schedule.

Session 1

Friday 9:15 am - 10:00 am

Session 2

Friday 10:15 am - 11:00 am

Session 3

Friday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Session 4

Friday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Session 5

Saturday 9:00 am - 9:45 am

Session 6

Saturday 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Session 7

Saturday 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Session 8

Saturday 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Beginning Writing

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How Your Genre is Getting Your Novel Rejected

Karin Beery

Where to Start Your Story

Pegg Thomas

The Importance of Story in Your Non-Fiction

Edwina Perkins

Writing Devotionals

Darlene Larson

Intro to Self-Editing and Critique Groups

Tina Yeager

Pros & Cons of Traditional vs. Self-Publishing

Katie M. Reid

Practical Applications in Writing Non-Fiction for the Christian Market

Ammie Bouwman

Intermediate Writing

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The Writer as Entrepreneur

Michelle Loyd-Paige

Trends in Publishing

Bob Hostetler

Becoming a Professional Writer

Cindy Lambert

Ask the Pros Panel

Edwina Perkins, Michelle Loyd-Paige, Courtney Lasater, Cindy Lambert, & Bob Hostetler

Blogging to Increase Website Traffic

Susan Neal, RN, MBA, MHS

Time Management for Writers

Jim Watkins

The Writer's Mental Health

Tina Yeager

Theater and Film

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Ten Plot Points and VOTE Method To Story/Script Structure

Eric Jones

Expanding Your Brand Using YouTube

Breathing Life into Biblical Characters

Peg Arnold

How to turn a Book into a Film

Jason Campbell

How to Raise Funds for your Film

Jason Campbell

Shooting Your Film

Jason Campbell

Christian Acting Workshop

Jason Campbell

Art and Illustration

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The Spirit Reign, Part 2

Jan Maureen

Simplifying Compositions and Using Photo Reference

Anna Barnhart

The Crest of the Wave-identity and Finger Painting

Tracy Belanger

From Idea to Opportunity: Creating Systems to Get Your Art into the World

Anna Barnhart

String and Water

Jan Maureen

Authors Who Draw: DIY Book Cover and Illustrations for Self Publishers

Anna Barnhart