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Anne Marie Miller lives with her husband, Tim Miller, in Franklin, Tennessee, where she learns and plays and writes.
Under the name Anne Jackson, she used to blog at FlowerDust.net (now combined into this blog) and has penned several books:
Mad Church Disease – Overcoming the Burnout Epidemic (Zondervan, February 2009) *
Awarded the Vital Church Resource Award by Outreach Magazine, July, 2009).
Permission to Speak Freely: Essays and Art on Fear, Confession and Grace (Thomas Nelson, August 2010).
Interlude: an eBook of Poetry and Photos (Self Published)
In 2014, she is releasing Beating Burnout: A 30 Day Guide to Hope and Health and an expanded edition of Mad Church Disease: Healing from Church Burnout along with many healthy ministry resources.
In October 2014, her next book will be published with Thomas Nelson: Lean on Me: Finding Intentional, Vulnerable and Consistent Community.
Anne speaks at colleges, conventions and churches on topics of social justice, sexuality, health, addiction, and general Biblical themes of grace and restoration. She has traveled around the United States and to over 20 countries telling the stories of hope found in least likely places.
Since 1999, Anne has been communicating for and with corporations, non-profits, faith-based organizations and publishing giants. In addition to her position as a columnist forRelevant Magazine, she has written features for publications such as Cosmopolitan,Leadership Journal, Christianity Today, Neue, Reject Apathy, Youth Worker Journal,Outreach Magazine, PurposeDriven.com, ChurchLeaders.com, The United Methodist Reporter, and BeliefNet.com.
Anne hasn’t always been just a writer. For three years in the late 90s, she managed a profitable bookstore. She then took a year to learn the ins-and-outs of non-profit budget analysis. When she realized math was her arch-nemesis, she jumped into the world of communication, first as a marketing and business development associate for a top-50 dot.com and then as a graphic communications designer and ad copywriter. In 2003, she took her first ministry position and spent six years on staff at various churches in communication, technology and project management roles. In 2009, Anne left her steady paycheck and health insurance behind and currently desires to help as many people as possible as a freelance writer, strategy consultant, and all-around Jill of Most Trades. Anne has helped raise over $2 million dollars for various non-profit organizations and she’d like to help you, too.
Anne has partnered with:
- Zondervan Publishing (author, Bible contributor)
- Thomas Nelson Publishing (author, copy editor, Bible contributor)
- Baker Books (developmental editor)
- The Youth Cartel (managing editor)
- Seth Godin (eBook contributor, copy editor)
- Blood:Water Mission (copywriter)
… and many other people and organizations ranging from human resource firms to real estate investors to advertising and new media agencies to churches to her friends and even her little brother.
Anne is an advocate for Compassion International and Blood:Water Mission. She was a cyclist on the 2010 Ride:Well Tour, a two month long, 3000 mile cross-country cycling tour in Summer 2010. The trip from San Diego to Myrtle Beach raised awareness and funds for water projects in Africa. She’s also a big fan of The Mentoring Project and To Write Love on Her Arms.
Visit Anne Marie at www.annemariemiller.com/