National Literary Conference Open to Salvationists, Friends
ALEXANDRIA, VA–National Publications announces a literary conference for all interested Salvationists and friends. With National Headquarters as venue, delegates will enjoy meeting with national and territorial editors and writers in this historic epicenter of the nation.
Workshops will be offered on a variety of subjects, including avenues for Salvationist manuscripts, researching Army history, writing evangelistic articles, effective news reporting and a host of others.
Dr. Roger Palms, recently retired editor of Decision magazine, will deliver the address at the plenary session. Instructional staff include national publications staff members and editors of our territorial publications. The editorial board of Word & Deed: A Journal of Theology and Ministry, along with co-editors Drs. Roger Green and Jonathan Raymond, will participate.
The keynote/plenary session begins Friday at 7:00 p.m. Following the workshops on Saturday, delegates will be free to roam the historic streets of Old Town Alexandria. On Sunday, November 7, there will a final plenary session followed by a banquet. The conference fee will be $140.00 per delegate, plus transportation and housing available at a nearby hotel within walking distance of National Headquarters. Shuttle service will be offered.
Friday preconference workshops, offered for an additional $10.00 per delegate, will include handson instruction and demonstration in graphic design and layout, utilizing National Publications’ state of the art equipment.
Place November 57, 1999, on your schedule now and plan to be part of this initiative that follows the landmark international writer’s conference held five years ago. If you are involved in Salvation Army publishing or interested in writing, you are invited to participate. Early registration will ensure a spot is reserved for you.
For more information, please call 703-684-5500 and ask for Cynthia Hall, or write: National Literary Conference 1999, 615 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA 22313.