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.”
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?
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.”