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Come See Us at Mad Anthony

Learn about the publishing industry from Writer's Digest experts! Mad Anthony Writers Conference on April 25–26, 2008, in Hamilton, Ohio Offers a focused track for business writers Includes book festival and author signings free to the public
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Writer's Digest editors Jane Friedman and Alice Pope will be speaking at this year's Mad Anthony Writers Conference & Book Festival, on April 25–26, 2008, in Hamilton, Ohio, on the campus of Miami University-Hamilton and the YWCA.

Alice, editor of Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market, will speak on how children's writers can get published. Jane, editorial director of Writer's Digest Books, will speak on how to avoid sabotaging your writing career, and why marketing is not a dirty word.

Other presenters include Hallie Ephron, author of Writing & Selling Your Mystery Novel (Writer's Digest Books), and former editorial director of Writer's Digest Books, Bill Brohaugh.

Click here for the full schedule of events.

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