WordGirls Kentucky Getaway Invitation
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The WordGirls are Coming to Town!
Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Host: Barbara Wells
Phone: 270-683-5920
Dates: October 22-24, 2015
Price: $199, due in advance to register (or $179 for current WordGirls Members)
Christian? Female? Want to Write?
You are invited to an exclusive event created with you in mind. The getaway will be customized for our registrants’ needs—and will help you get to the next step whether you’re an experienced writer or just starting out. Perfect for those wanting to write for blogs or to become a professional writer. Also designed for those already in the business looking for some new insider information so they can do well in the publishing industry.
Each WordGirls Attendee will go home with:
  • A plan of action for your next step
  • More ideas than you’ll know what to do with, and ways to dream up new ones in the future!
  • A jumpstart for any writing-related projects that have stalled out
  • A self-assessment to help create detailed short-term and long-term goals for writing
  • Sharpened writing and marketing skills
  • Insight into the publishing industry, with insider information and tips
  • Strengthened book proposals or query letters
  • Progress on your work-in-progress
  • A sense of community with other fun WordGirls serious about writing
  • Fresh wind in your sails, enough to tackle your next project
We do it the WordGirls way! What does that mean?
  • Boutique-style format – offers highly specialized products and services.
  • Workshop size – Limited group size to maximize your takeaways.
  • Synergy – From the WordGirls leader as well as from your fellow attendees.
  • Customized – each getaway is designed for that specific group. Not cookie cutter – we use the experience, knowledge, and interests of each group to determine the content.
  • Individual attention – one-on-one personal coaching for every attendee.
  • As a result, no two WordGirls events will be identical – what makes the difference is you.
What You Get at a WordGirl’s Weekend Getaway
  • One-on-One coaching – 60 minutes
  • Materials – information, tools and resources you will use to get to the next step
  • WOW Time – “working on writing” time to apply what you’ve learned
  • Walk away with plan of action: attainable individualized goals
During the WordGirls Weekend Getaway, We’ll Discuss:
  • The Craft of writing
  • The Business of writing
  • The Industry of writing
  • The Marketing of writing (promotion, platform, publicity, pitching)
  • The Discipline of writing
  • The Ministry of writing
  • The Fellowship of writing
Tentative WordGirls Weekend Getaway Schedule
*Coaching Sessions are 1-hour one-on-one sessions with Kathy
*WOW! Time is your personal writing retreat “Working on Writing!”
*Eat dinner before arriving
6:30-7:30            Getting Acquainted over Cookies
7:30-8:30            Coaching Session / WOW! Time            
8:30-9:30            Group Session
9:30-10:00          Group Brainstorm Time
*Eat breakfast before arriving
8:00-9:00            Group Session           
9:00-12:00          Coaching Sessions / Writing Retreat Time
12:00-1:00          Lunch
1:00-1:30            Group Check-In Time (Share Updates/Ask Questions)
1:30-6:30            Coaching Sessions / Writing Retreat Time
6:30-7:30            Dinner
7:30-8:30            Coaching Session / Writing Retreat Time            
8:30-9:30            Group Session
9:30-10:00          Group Brainstorm Time
*Eat breakfast before arriving
8:30-9:30            Coaching Session / Writing Retreat Time
9:30-11:15          Group Session on Live Webinar
11:15-12:15        Coaching Session / Writing Retreat Time
12:15-1:15          Lunch / Discuss WordGirls
1:15-3:15            Coaching Sessions / Writing Retreat Time
3:15-4:00            Final Group Session
  • 5 Opportunities for Fellowship
  • 1 hour One-on-One Coaching with Kathy
  • 13 hours of WOW! Time (Working on Writing)
  • 5 Group Sessions (Learn Your Next Steps in Writing, Topics Based on Each Group’s Needs)
  • 3 Group Brainstorm Times
  • And so much more!
About Your WordGirls Leader
Kathy Carlton Willis enjoys fiddling with words as writer's coach and marketing pro at KCW Communications. Kathy is a professional in the Christian publishing industry, and is affiliated as a trainer with several national groups. She’s published in multiple books, magazines and online publications and lives the faith-walk of fulltime ministry. She gets jazzed inspiring others to have their own lightbulb moments. Kathy shines, whether she's shining the light on God's writers and speakers, or reflecting God's light during her speaking events. Her books have received rave reviews: Speaker to Speaker: The Essential Speaker’s Companion and Grin with Grace.
*Must have minimum of four registrations to conduct the event. Will close registration when we receive fourteen registrations, to allow coaching time for each attendee.

Interested? Contact Barbara Wells or Kathy Carlton Willis for more information or to receive your registration form.
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