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Turning Personal Experiences into Short Stories that Sell with B.J. Taylor

B.J. Taylor

Potential? You have it. I have it. Are you tapping into yours?
B.J. Taylor

Do you have a desire to inspire people through your own personal experiences and stories? Ever wonder what it takes to get these stories into bestselling books?  B.J. Taylor has been published in over 30 Chicken Soup for the Soul books and is eager to share her knowledge during her full day interactive workshop at the OC Christian Writers Conference on Friday, May 18th.

During this intensive workshop you will learn how to craft:

  • engaging openings
  • captivating middle scenes
  • satisfying endings

If you are looking for a workshop that is a balance of instruction and hands-on experience with the goal of fine tuning your personal story into something ready for publication, then this is the workshop for you.  B.J.’s instruction and guidance have helped many writers realize their dreams of becoming published authors.

B.J. is an expert on writers’ groups and knows how to make the most productive use of time in any workshop, whether for one hour or an all day intensive; participants will be sure to walk away with the skills and tools necessary to take their personal stories to the next level.

Here’s what others have said about her workshops:

  • Great class, very helpful. She gives detailed instructions that are useful and necessary to the newbie. I appreciated her teaching methods.
  • This workshop surprised me in that I hadn’t even given any thought to writing for Chicken Soup for the Soul. I realized that this could be a good “beginning place” to get published. Again, very good info and writing tips

Participants to B.J. Taylor’s interactive workshop on writing the personal experience short story will be limited to 10 people, so don’t wait to register – seats will fill up fast!

For more information on B.J. Taylor, go to

For more information on the OC Christian Writers Conference held May 18-20th in Newport Beach, CA go to

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