Lynnette Bonner, the daughter of missionaries, was born and raised in Malawi, Africa, graduated high school from Rift Valley Academy, a boarding school in Kenya, and attended Northwest University in Washington. Lynnette’s first book, Rocky Mountain Oasis, released from OakTara in 2009 and has since been reissued as a second edition. She works in the office of a local Christian school and enjoys watching her kids play sports, hot coffee under a crimson sunrise, and chocolate of any kind.
Angela Breidenbach is a veteran speaker, coach, and author. She volunteers as the Christian Author Network's public relations director. Angie’s's an editor with Choose Now Publishing and support editor for the Thinking About Suicide blog (Right to the Heart Ministry).
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Jan Cline is an author, freelance writer, and speaker from Spokane, Washington. She has written three devotional books, including A Heart Out of Hiding. Jan founded and directs the Inland NW Christian Writers conference and speaks to women’s groups, writer’s groups, and conferences in the Northwest.
Mark Cutshall has collaborated on 10 non-fiction books, including seven memoirs for Christian and humanitarian leaders with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Samaritan’s Purse, The Bible League, and CARE. He is foolish enough to believe that good storytelling starts with listening and that good writing always starts with the courage to make something out of a blank page.
Beth Jusino is a former literary agent who now helps authors navigate the terrain between manuscript and published book. She’s the author of two e-books and teaches a quarterly "Guide to Getting Published" seminar at the University of Washington. www.bethjusino.com
Lesley McDaniel juggles a career in theatrical costuming with writing women’s and young adult fiction. She also dabbles in entrepreneurial pursuits and homeschools her two daughters. In her spare time (ha!) she chips away at her goal of reading every book ever written.
Skip Moody is a writer and director of feature films. He graduated from Seattle Film Institute and holds a B.A. in marketing from the University of Washington. He directed the award-winning documentary “Live to Forgive,” which received national and international distribution.
Melissa Norris has spoken for Concrete Assembly of God Ladies Night and the Upper Skagit Women’s Retreat. She writes a monthly column, Pioneering Today, for the Concrete Herald. Publication Credits: Concrete Herald, Northwest Christian Writers Association; Newsletter. Agency: Wordserve Literary. Affiliations: ACFW, NCWA.
Shannon Huffman Polson is the author of North of Hope: A Daughter's Arctic Journey. Other work has appeared in a number of periodicals, including Huffington Post, High Country News, and Alaska and Seattle magazines. She lives with her family in Seattle.
James Rubart is the best-selling author of Rooms, Book of Days, The Chair, Soul’s Gate, and Memory’s Door. By day, he runs Barefoot Marketing, which helps businesses and authors make more coin of the realm.
Janalyn Voigt has spoken for the Full Gospel Businessmen's Association and Salvation Army. Tales of Faeraven, Janalyn’s fantasy series, will release with Harbourlight Books. Publication credits: Focus on the Family, Scripture Press, Pentecostal Evangel. Agency: Wordserve Literary. Affiliations: ACFW, NCWA.