Velda Brotherton and Dusty Richards will be presenting their annual free workshop on Saturday, March 10 at Ozarks Electric Cooperative, 3641 West Wedington Drive, Fayetteville, Arkansas .
Featured speakers include Doug Kelley, Linda Apple, Ruth Weeks, Claire Croxton, Pamela Foster, Jan Morrill, and Marilyn H. Collins.
The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. with greetings from Western writer Dusty Richards. At 9:15 Marilyn Collins will tell writers how to get more for their money at writers’ conferences.
At 10:30 Doug Kelley will speak on “Adventures in Writing, and at 11:30 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pen will conduct a panel discussion.
During lunch (12:15-1:30), individual authors will be able to take the mike and read up to five pages of their current works in progress.
At 1:30 Velda Brotherton, author of numerous print and electronic books, will speak on how to build a platform before and after publication.
At 2:45 Dusty will close the conference with “Writing 101.”
The conference is free, but participants must bring their own lunch or buy a box lunch for $7.
Books by local authors will be available for purchase.