Credentials

Official Bio

Bethany Jett is an award-winning author whose life changed dramatically when she attended her first writers conference. She won Writer of the Year, signed with the MacGregor Literary Agency, and sold her debut book The Cinderella Rule: a Young Woman’s Guide to Happily Ever After (Revell)which became a Selah Awards finalist. She is now a collaborative writer for MacGregor Literary, working on proposals for celebrity and high-profile clients. Her latest project is as the writer for Eyes of Hope, which releases early 2017.

Bethany’s experiences as a youth minister’s wife and cheerleading coach lends humor and practical behavior and life tips to her writing and speaking.  She speaks at churches and conferences nationwide, and her work has been featured in numerous publications including Chicken Soup for the Soul: A Dating Game, ChristianityToday.com, SpiritLedWoman.com, Crosswalk.com, and SonomaChristianHome.com.

Additionally, Bethany was a devotional video blogger for ChristianMingle.com, contributor for the Rave section of The Orlando Sentinel, and worked as Web Editor for Splickety Publishing Group. This year, she became the Conference Assistant for the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. She has an upcoming story in Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse Jr. releasing this summer and is working on a series of children’s books.

An entrepreneur at heart, Bethany founded the Serious Writer Academy, the Build Your Brand Program, and created a system of planners for writers and business owners. Bethany holds a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies: Behavioral Social Science and Humanities with a Criminal Justice minor.

Bethany is a military spouse, homeschooling momma-of-boys who describes herself as “mid-maintenance” and loves cute shoes and all things girly. She blogs on The Brilliance Factor: Confidence • Balance • Excellence at BethanyJett.com.

Curricula Vitae

REPRESENTATION

Amanda Luedeke, MacGregor Literary Agency

Publications

The Cinderella Rule: A Young Woman’s Guide to Happily Ever After. Revell, 2013. ISBN: 978-0830766161

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dating Game: 101 Stories about Looking for Love and Finding Fairytale Romance! 2013. ISBN: 978-1611599299

Authors in the Park Anthology, 2013. JLB Creatives

Eyes of Hope. Charisma,  releasing in 2017.

Splickety Love 1.4, 2015

Splickety Love 2.1, 2015. “First Prom.”

Splickety Prime, Stories that Never Happened issue, March 2016.

Awards and Associations

  • Writer of the Year, 2012 Florida Christian Writers Conference
  • Selah Finalist, 2013 for The Cinderella Rule
  • AWSA Advanced Writers and Speakers Association member
  • Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference Assistant

FREELANCE

EDITOR of these books:

Buchanan, Kevin. The Worlds Needs your Hustle, 2016.

Rinkel, Jeremy. exdepressed: 26 Words to Combat Depression2016.

Sampling of work:

INTERVIEWS   

RECOGNITION & AWARDS

Finalist for 2014 Selah Awards with The Cinderella Rule
Listed as a “Regal for Women” author, SheSpeaks conference
First Runner Up Central Florida American Christian Fiction Writers prompt essay contest
Writer of the Year, Florida Christian Writers Conference. Leesburg, FL

SPEAKING

 

Orlando Chapter of ACFW – upcoming

Hope Resource Center Fundraiser – upcoming

Alive Girl’s Weekend Retreat – upcoming

Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers Conference

  • Pitch with PEP with Michelle Medlock Adams
  • Livestreaming: Grow your Audience for Free
  • Zero to Book Deal in Three Months continuing class

Ladies Tea, First Christian Church of Kissimmee. Get Off the Dock.

Florida Christian Writers Conference

  • Zero to Book Deal in Three Months
  • Writing Flash Fiction that Sells with Ben Wolf
  • Bring on the Bling with Michelle Medlock Adams

Central Christian Church of St. Pete, FL. “Purity”

Private function: Mother/Daughter brunch “Secret Weapons: Innocence, Purity, and Confidence”

Common Ground Christian Church, Tampa, FL. Girls-only youth group session: “Dating Do’s and Don’ts”

St. Cloud Church of the Nazarene, St. Cloud, FL. Girls-only youth group session: “Dating Do’s and Don’ts”

Lake Aurora’s Women’s Retreat: Reflections. workshop: “Guilty Pleasures: Purity’s Grey Area”

Central Christian Church, St. Petersburg, FL. Women’s Fellowship brunch: “Confidently Beautiful”

Florida Christian College, Kissimmee, FL. Beta Chi Discipleship Group college student workshop: “Dating Do’s and Don’ts”

Discovery Christian Church, Cocoa, FL. Girls-only sleepover: “Dating Do’s and Don’ts”

Discovery Christian Church, Cocoa, FL. Girls-only sleepover: “Friends versus Frenemies”

Florida Christian College Women’s Conference: Cruisin‘ on God’s Love Boat teen workshop: “Dating Do’s and Don’ts”

Florida Christian College Women’s Conference: Cruisin‘ on God’s Love Boat parent workshop: “5 Things your Teen Wants – Should you Say Yes?” 

Horizon Christian Church, Valrico, FL. Girls-only youth group session: “Dating Do’s and Don’ts”

New Beginnings Christian Church, Christian Women’s Fellowship meeting: “New Way to Do Resolutions”

Robinson High School, Tampa, FL. Six-week program: Coping and Life Skills

Channelside Academy, Tampa, FL. National event: The Great American Teach-In. “Writing and Publishing”

New Beginnings Christian Church, Ladies Retreat: “Friends versus Frenemies”

New Beginnings Christian Church, Christian Women’s Fellowship meeting: “The Five Love Languages”

New Beginnings Christian Church, Christian Women’s Fellowship meeting: “Save Money by Couponing” workshop

 

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