LittWorld 2022 will offer more than 40 workshops led by seasoned international professionals. These workshops will be practical and “how-to” in nature, including ample time for questions and discussion. Current workshops include:

Publishing Leadership

  • From First Book to Balanced Books: Building a Self-Sustaining Christian Publishing Company by Tim Thornborough, UK
  • Finding New Ways to Reach the General Market by  Mark Carpenter
  • Forward-looking Publishing Finance by Ramon Rocha III
  • Developing New Local Authors and Making Their Titles Successful by Georges Late  

Marketing and Sales

  • “Open-Handed” Content Marketing  by Anthony Gosling
  • Thinking Outside the Bookstore:  Selling Direct to Consumers byGladys C. Doronila and Steven Dixon
  • Developing an Effective Marketing Strategy   
  • Digital Marketing through Social Media and Direct Email by Gladys C. Doronila and Ida Torres

Publishing in Multiple Formats

  • Beyond Paper and Print by Carlo Carrenho
  • Beyond the Digital Strategy by Juan Triviño 
  • Digitizing Content for Ebooks and Online Publications.  by Sam K. Nyarko-Mensah
  • Getting Started in Audio Books by Janet Wilson


  • Maypoles, Stepping Stones, and Platypuses: Introductory Steps for Developmental Editing by Owen Salter
  • What Do Writers Expect from Editors, and How Can Editors Meet and Manage Expectations? by  Andy Rogers
  • Finding and Developing Editorial Talent 
  • Tales from the Editorial Frontline.  Panel discussion moderated by Christine Kindberg

Writing Non-Fiction

  • The Essential Elements of a Book Proposal  by Andy Rogers
  • Engaging Head and Heart: Devotional Writing for Today   by Tim Gustafson
  • Which Path to Publication is Right for You? Self-Publishing, Hybrid and Traditional Publishing  by Juan Triviño
  • A Story to Tell: Writing the True-Life Experience Title by Jeanette Windle

Writing Fiction

  • How to Build Characters with Dynamic Traits  by Zágoni Balázs
  • Keys to Effective Plot Development   by Jeanette Windle
  • Building the World of Your Novel by Joan Campbell
  • Writing the First Draft and Revising  by Keila Ochoa

Additional Workshops

  • Screenwriting Bootcamp byZágoni Balázs
  • Writing Script for Comics and Graphic Novels by Jose Carlos Gutierrez
  • Creating Engaging Characters for Children’s Books by Janet Wilson
  • Visual Storytelling Using Digital Technologies by Jose Carlos Gutierrez Martinez
  • How to “Story” Good News by Dan Runyon
  • The Why and How of Podcasting by Tim Thornborough
  • Good Design Starts with Good Words:  Ways for Editors and Designers to Work Together by Michael Collie
  • Elements of Excellent Book Design by Lente Istvan
  • Spiritual Friendship for Christian Communicators by Soo Inn Tan and Bernice Lee
  • How to Mentor Your Country’s Future Writers and Leaders    by Hankuri Tawus Gaya  

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