Jesse Florea has worked at Focus on the Family for nearly 25 years. Currently, he’s the editorial director for Clubhouse and Clubhouse Jr. magazines. He also co-hosts the biweekly “Official Adventures in Odyssey podcast” that often exceeds 1 million listeners. Additionally, Jesse has written or co-written more than 30 books (including The Case for Grace for Kids and The One-Year Devotions for Active Boys). He lives with his wife in Colorado Springs.
By Hook or By Crook: How to Engage Young Readers
Studies show you have less than 15 seconds to grab a young reader’s attention. A creative lead could also be the difference between publication and rejection. This workshop will discuss different ways to begin a story . . . and then how to keep a reader's attention.