Rebekah Trittipoe is a lifelong athlete, a record-setting ultra-runner and adventurer, and a well-respected coach. She understands the psyche of the athlete and embraces the responsibility of optimizing the coach/team relationship. She draws on life lessons learned as a medical professional, teacher, and coach along with personal experiences on the field, in the gym, and on high mountain trails to convey a well-rounded biblical perspective on sport.
Michele Howe is the author of twelve books for women and has published over 1600 articles, reviews, and curriculum to more than 100 different publications. Her articles and reviews have been published in Good Housekeeping, First For Women, Single Parent Family, Christian Single, and many other publications. Michele’s single parenting titles include, Going It Alone and Still Going It Alone. After having undergone six shoulder surgeries, Michele saw the need for a women’s inspirational health-related book co-authored with her orthopedic surgeon titled, Burdens Do a Body Good: Meeting Life’s Challenges with Strength (and Soul), released in 2010 and from which Prescription for Life, their health, medical and surgical informational book, is based.
Books by Michele: One Size Fits All
Jena Morrow has traveled the U.S. sharing her story and delivering a message of hope and freedom from disordered eating and distorted self image, made possible through the abundant life Christ offers to those who follow Him. In addition to her public speaking, Jena works as Alumnae Coordinator at Timberline Knolls, a residential treatment center for women struggling with eating disorders and other addictive illnesses.
Jena lives with her son Jaden in suburban Chicago, where on a good day she can be found doing something creative and spontaneous with her kid, or typing away at her laptop, accompanied by a naughty cat and good coffee. To learn more about Jena, visit www.jenamorrow.com.
Books by Jena: Hope for the Hollow
Diane Sherlock is the author of four novels: Dead Weight, Willful Ignorance, Growing Chocolate, and the upcoming Wrestling Alligators, as well as non-fiction, Write To Be Heard (Lighthouse). Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, The Citron Review, scissors and spackle, Mo+th (Bombshelter), Present Tense, and Bird in the Hand: Risk & Flight (Outrider). She co-founded AnnotationNation.com and has a blog on writing. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University, Los Angeles in 2009. She was a 2011 nominee for the Pushcart Prize and a finalist for the Artsmith Literary Prize. Her flash fiction piece, The Green Bench, has been taught in workshops, including the 2012 Wesleyan Writers Conference.
She previously co-owned and managed a production services firm and continues to write screenplays. In addition, she worked as a freelance writer for several production companies and served as producer and production manager for film and television. Born in La Jolla, California, she currently lives in Los Angeles and is an honorary Masai after a 2011 trip to the Masai Mara.
Books by Diane: Write to be Heard
In addition to being a loving father and husband, Aaron D. Gansky is a novelist, teacher, and editor of The Citron Review, an online literary journal. In 2009, he earned his M.F.A in Fiction at the prestigious Antioch University of Los Angeles, one of the top five low-residency writing schools in the nation.
He is the author of the novel The Bargain (2013, Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas) as well as Firsts in Fiction: First Lines and (along with Diane Sherlock) Write to Be Heard. Currently, he is writing a YA Fantasy series called the Hand of Adonai which you can read at http://handofadonai.wordpress.com/.
As a freelance writer and author for the past 30 years, his byline has appeared in The Washington Post, The News Journal, The Middletown Transcript and dozens of other newspapers. He has written for over 50 magazines and trade journals, including Delaware Today, Charisma & Christian Life, Travel & Leisure, Home Life, Curriculum Administrator and others. He has also written for over 100 Websites, and is the author of 34 books, including Consulting Business, Streetwise Guide to Managing a Nonprofit Agency, The Story of the Pony Express, Getting a Book Contract in 30 Days or Less, and How I Made $66,270 in 9 Months Writing for Websites. He is a frequent presenter at writer’s conferences all across the country, and last year spoke at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. He lives in Bear, Delaware.
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