Jim Watkins, Author

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Jim Watkins

Intermediate Writing Track Leader; Author and Speaker

Jim Watkins is an award-winning author of over 20 books and 2,500 articles, who has spoken across the United States and overseas. He has served as an editor and editorial director at Wesleyan Publishing House, an editor with the American Bible Society, taught writing at Taylor University and has guest-lectured at Liberty, Regent, and other universities.

He is currently an writing and speaking full-time as well as consulting in book development.

His most important roles, however, are being a child of God, husband, dad and “papaw.”

Jim's Sessions

Mermaids, Unicorns and Christian Writers

What does it take to be a Christian who writes, rather than a “Christian writer”? How do you unleash your Holy Ghost writer in all your writing?

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Writing with Banana Peels

University studies have shown that humor increases attention, comprehension and retention in speech and writing. This laugh-filled seminar offers practical strategies for communicating more effectively with humor, as well as looking at Christ’s “standup.”

Track: Comedy
Time Slot: 3

Time Management for Writers

Very practical ways to find time to write and how to maximize the time you have.

Time Slot: 7

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