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Ginny Yttrup


Ginny Yttrup is the author of six novels including the Christy Award winner Words. She writes both women's fiction and suspense novels. Publishers Weekly dubbed Ginny's work "as inspiring as it is entertaining." When not writing, Ginny coaches writers, critiques manuscripts and speaks at events, retreats and writers conferences. She lives in northern California.


Main Conference Classes

44. I Have a Story, Now What?
Block C || Saturday || 3:30PM

Have your life experiences given you a story to share, but you're not sure how to best share it? Author, speaker and writing coach Ginny Yttrup offers an overview of options for both writing your story and sharing it aloud. She'll cover written forms—articles, social media posts, memoirs and even using your story as a foundation for a fiction project—along with ideas on how to share your story from the speaker’s platform.

74. Healing from Sexual Trauma
Block E || Sunday || 10:00AM

#MeToo. In these days when every newscast seems to include another report of someone wounded by sexual abuse, we are—often unknowingly—surrounded by survivors of sexual trauma. Ginny shares her own story of sexual abuse and healing while offering insight and practical steps for survivors and those who walk alongside them.