Posts Tagged "Breathe Conference"

Confessions of a Breathe First Timer by Kristi West

Confessions of a Breathe First Timer by Kristi West

By on Oct 4, 2017 in Blog | 19 comments

I am a terrible interviewee. I get extremely nervous. I am often told I’m hard to “read,” because I’m generally pretty quiet around people I don’t know well. Again, this is because I tend to get nervous meeting new people. I like to think that I project a certain level of confidence, but I’ve been told more than once that it’s hard to...

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6 Ways to Curb Conference Jitters by Susie Finkbeiner

6 Ways to Curb Conference Jitters by Susie Finkbeiner

By on Oct 2, 2017 in Blog | 3 comments

Our annual Breathe Writers Conference is just days away and with its approach come nerves, jitters, and more than a little anxiety. Especially for the first timers. How do I know? Because my first year attending I shook like a leaf as I walked through the door. It’s completely understandable, being nervous right before an event like Breathe. And it’s...

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Why I Chose Breathe by Karin Beery

Why I Chose Breathe by Karin Beery

By on Aug 21, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

As a new, young, inexperienced novelist, I wanted to find ways to not only learn to write, but to connect with other Christian writers near me (and by “near me,” I mean in state – I live in a very rural area, so I wasn’t necessarily looking for people in my neighborhood). At the time, my husband and I were also relatively broke – he’d just finished cancer...

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Still Wondering by Linda Willen

Still Wondering by Linda Willen

By on Jul 31, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

Dancing across my eyes one day were these little blobs of green and black, mixed with lines that curly cued like baby snakes.  Panicked, I contacted my eye doctor because there was clearly something very wrong with my eyes.   As he examined my eyes and ask hundreds of questions, my mind wandered, sometimes in impatient fear and sometimes in the realm of confusion....

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The Benefits of Discomfort by Catie Cordero

The Benefits of Discomfort by Catie Cordero

By on Jan 18, 2017 in Blog | 14 comments

It’s uncanny how going stag to a conference can revert me into an insecure high school student. I fretted over whom I would talk to, whom I would sit with, and whom I would have lunch with. My mind hustled to remedy a plan. The morning of the conference, I prepared to text a friend when I felt a soft nudge in my spirit telling me, no. “No, Catie you don’t need a...

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