The beach in summertime. Do I seriously need to go on? It’s a four-day conference, during the week — giving you an awesome excuse to miss work (bonus!). The conference is nicknamed “The Maui of the Southeast,” and good lord, I hope that nickname holds true.
I Will Instruct At These Great Writing Events Soon:
- Oct. 24, 2014: Atlanta Writers Fall Conference (Atlanta, GA)
- Feb. 6, 2015: Kentucky Writing Conference (Louisville, KY)
- Feb. 7, 2015: Tennessee Writers Conference (Nashville, KY)
- Feb. 20, 2015: Portland Writing Workshop (Portland, OR)
- Feb. 21, 2015: Seattle Writers Workshop (Seattle, WA)
- March 27-28, 2015: Chesapeake Writing Conferences (Baltimore and DC)
- April 17-18, 2015: Carolina Writing Workshop Conferences (Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC)
- May 15, 2015: Milwaukee Writers Conference (Milwaukee, WI)
- May 16, 2015: Chicago Writers Workshop (Chicago, IL)
- June 25-28, 2015: Jackson Hole Writers Conference (Jackson Hole, WY)
- July 31- Aug. 2, 2015: Writer’s Digest Conference East (New York, NY)
- October 2015: Books by the Banks Book Festival (Cincinnati, OH)
WHO WILL BE THERE?
For starters, agent extraordinaire Mollie Glick of Foundry Literary + Media. Mollie handles a variety of fiction and nonfiction, and even a juvenile work or two. She will be presenting on nonfiction book
Also: Steve Berry, NY Times Bestselling Author, teaching advanced fiction; Jo Kittinger, writing for young readers; Cheryl Norman, novel writing; I will be presenting on the publishing business and scriptwriting; and there’s many other presenters so check the website.
Manuscript evaluations are optional, and you get to meet with a pro one-on-one if you do an eval. Also, there are 14 cash prize contests. Contests include the following categories: novel, short fiction, young adult fiction, poetry, limerick, writing for children, nonfiction, inspirational, romance, speculative fiction, humor, holiday inspiration, first time attendees, and publication.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 864-494-0412.
If you look on a map, you
will see that Georgia’s coastline
is teeny tiny. Serious, Georgia got
ripped off in this deal. But it definitely
seems to make the most out of the
little coastline and beaches it does have.