Interview: Joan Esherick (Author, Freelance Writer, Professional Speaker)

I had the good fortune to meet and get to know Joan Esherick at the Montrose Christian Writers Conference (MCWC). Joan is a full-time freelance writer, a professional speaker and published author whose freelance work has appeared in a number of Christian periodicals including: Discipleship Journal, Pray!, Living with Teenagers, Today’s Christian Woman (now Kyria) and MOODY magazines. She’s written or contributed to twenty-five non-fiction books, including OUR MIGHTY FORTRESS: Finding Refuge in God (she gave me a copy!), and has developed curriculum, women’s Bible study material, and small group leader training material. Joan is a member of AWSA (Advanced Writers & Speakers Association), The Author’s Guild, and the Evangelical Press Association.

Joan also loves Labrador Retrievers (she writes an award-winning blog about them), and she’s just fun to be around. Thanks Joan, for taking a few minutes to speak with me about your writing career and about MCWC.