Do you want to be a published author?
Twenty to Twenty-Five writers will be chosen for inclusion in a book titled, And Then There Was Light, published by Living Parables, an imprint of EABooks Publishing.
Join the contest and become a published author at Speak Up Conference 2021!
Pay it Forward
We always have more requests for scholarship assistance than we are able to grant. If you would like to help Speak Up Ministries make more scholarships available, donations in any amount are greatly appreciated.
Be a blessing and help others experience the wealth of knowledge we gain from attending the Speak Up Conference that we may all be the best stewards in our service to God.
Book proposal or manuscript critiques
First Step Review: Blythe Daniel $50
Literary agent Blythe Daniel is offering to do critiques for up to twenty attendees prior to the conference. She will read 10 pages of a book proposal or manuscript, whichever you prefer, in Word format. She will provide detailed feedback with comments and recommendations of next steps, and critiques will be returned by email before June 10.
Advanced Review: Shellie Arnold $100
Available for up to twenty Speak Up attendees who will pre-submit their manuscript synopsis, outline, and up to the first fifteen pages, no later than June 1, 2021. Shellie will evaluate for clarity, focus, continuity, market viability, and presentation. She will also do a deep edit of portions of the manuscript itself and return to the author no later than June 22 and will meet virtually with each individual writer for forty-five minutes by Zoom between June 29 through July 10 to answer questions and assist in finalizing edits prior to the Speak Up Conference.
Don't miss out on this important and fun conference!