Monday March 2nd
Engaging Readers Through the Who of You
Novelist Janalyn Voigt shares her struggle as a multi-faceted artist and a multi-genre author to gain clarity and build an audience of engaged readers.
She'll discuss the detours she took and what they taught her, describe her successes and failures, and explain how she finally came up with a single word to define herself as an artist.
Janalyn's story will challenge and inspire you with a renewed sense of your value as a creative artist. You'll leave with a handout to help you focus so that you can better connect with your own readers.
BIO: Janalyn Voigt is a writer and professional speaker with a photography habit and a passion for travel. She blends adventure, romance, suspense, and whimsy to create unique fictional worlds for readers. Beginning with DawnSinger, Janalyn’s epic fantasy series, Tales of Faeraven, carries readers into a land only imagined in dreams. New York Times bestselling author Eric Wilson called Janalyn "a fresh voice in the realm of fantasy." Brides of Alba author Linda Windsor described Janalyn’s unique writing style as bardic prose.
In a happy marriage of location, genre, and author, Janalyn is developing a romantic suspense series set in Ireland. She is represented by Sarah Joy Freese of Wordserve Literary. Her memberships include American Christian Fiction Writers and Northwest Christian Writers Association. Visit her at Creative Worlds of Janalyn Voigt, Literary Wayfarer Travel, and at Live Write Breathe, where she teaches and mentors other writers.
When she's not writing, Janalyn loves to explore the great outdoors with her family.
Christian Writer's Coach: TBA