Pitch Like a Pro to the Pros

 

Fayetteville Public Library Fri., Oct. 27, 10:00 am

Marilyn H. Collins is leading a workshop for True Lit Fest, Fayetteville Public Library, Friday, October 27, 11:00 am. The workshop will help seasoned as well as beginning writers to “pitch” their story ideas to agents and to publishers –the guys who actually represent or purchase […]

Calling Nonfiction Writers

2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference, May 26 – 27, Point Park Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Looks like a great conference for nonfiction writers and those who love to write for magazines (like I do). The keynote is “The State of the American Magazine” led by editors from Esquire, Harper’s, the NY Times Magazine, the New Yorker, […]

Write Western

Western Writers of America Annual Convention, June 21 – 24, Marriott Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, MO. Exciting that this conference is held so close to NWAR this year. Lots of time to explore the history of Kansas City including a tour of the Arabia Steamboat Museum and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Sessions of […]

Don’t Miss the AR Writers Conference, June 3

This one-day conference covers territory important to writers. Two keynoters: Tommy Hancock, “Preparing Your Manuscriptto Pitch” and Andrea Campbell, “Creating Content: Break-in, Connect, Become a Regular.” Myinterests are: “Writing Non-Fiction” with Janis F. Kearney and “Poetry in Motion” with Jim Barton. I usually skip the poetry sessions–but Jim Barton is always good. www.Arkansaswritersconference.org. AWC, June 3, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Little Rock, AR. Kudos to AWC Director Brenda Iannacone and all conference planners. Check the CALENDAR on this site for other upcoming workshops, conferences, and writer events.

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Decisions, Decisions

Writers in this area have a choice of two well-known, overlapping conferences. Both have sessions that appeal to me. Check out OK Writers Federation Conference 2017, May 4 – 6, Embassy Suites, Oklahoma City, OK (www.owfi.org/conference2017/schedule/ ). Varietyof workshops with a special two-session block for Scrivener Boot Camp led by Jason Hough. Also the Missouri Writers Guild Conference, May 5 – 7, Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia, MO (www.missouriwriterguild.org.) . Opportunity to have a one-on-one with speakers and faculty. Lots of workshops–of special appeal to me, “Writing Historical Fiction” led by Nicole Evelina. The ArkansasWriters.com Calendar lists workshops, conference, and events for writers throughout the year.

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