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.
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.