Publishing & Marketing

Marketing Strategies for Ministry Minded-Creatives

PreConference with Marnie Swedberg Overwhelmed? Unclear? Exhausted? No wonder! Marketing madness can leave you frazzled and frustrated. This program is about discovering and embracing God’s ideal marketing plan for you personally. You’ll move from confused to clear and from ineffective to productive.  Marketing is simply the process of inviting people to participate with what God …

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Mark Prasek

Mark Prasek

Mark “Coach” Prasek is the founder and host of – an online video ministry providing a platform for everyday Christians to share their walk with Christ. Since 2018, almost 500 different guests have appeared on the program. Mark is also an accomplished creator of 3D animated videos in partnership with Christian authors to promote …

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Interviewing as a Christian Ministry

How to become both professional and successful in your Kingdom purpose in a market dominated by secular interests – without compromising your mission. On a low budget? Not very tech savvy? Not sure you’ve got what it takes? Thinking about giving up? This class is for you!

Book Cover and Design Basics

Gain understanding on how the book cover design process works while learning the basic terms of book design. Participants will gain insight on how to get through the process from concept to print. Whether you are a do-it-yourself designer or you outsource your cover design, this seminar is for you.

Landing a Literary Agent

Get insider information on how to open the door to traditional publishing with the right representation. Senior Literary Agent Karen Neumair will answer all your questions about literary agents, including how to find the best fit for you and your unique writing aspirations. (Target Audience: Intermediate authors ready to pursue a traditional publisher)

Publishing from A to Z

We use case studies to explore traditional publishing, self-publishing, and custom publishing, plus the advantages and drawbacks of each. Because control has shifted from publishers to authors in recent years, we discuss: Keep your project on track with sound counsel from a 40-year publishing veteran.