Conference Dates: March 27 - 29, 2015
Writing to Deadline by Christine Ashworth
Writing novels is all fun and games, right up to the time you get a contract and are on deadline for a novel that isn’t complete.
This past August, I was contracted by Boroughs Publishing Group for three novels and a short story in the StarTide series. Only one of these four books was complete. The second in the series was 20% done, and the third is two paragraphs. The … (click to keep reading)
Book in a Week by April Kihlstrom
Writing the first draft of a book in one week.
Sounds kind of crazy, doesn’t it? I have to admit, I was dragged into my first Book in a Week challenge kicking and screaming and swearing I couldn’t possibly do it. I thought the idea was crazy! Now I believe in the concept with all my heart—even for people who never want to actually write the … (click to keep reading)
Making Lists by Nancy Holder
Hi, Fellow Dreamers! I can’t wait to see you all!
Like Patricia Rice, I, too, have been attending writers’ conferences for over thirty years. To be honest, I was incredibly shy at first, and even though I have become more extroverted through sheer force of will and some early friendships, I was a bit overwhelmed by all the … (click to keep reading)
Changes in Publishing by Patricia Rice
I’ve been attending writers’ conferences for over thirty years. Over those years, my reasons for attending may have changed, but I have never walked away from one without having made a new friend and learned some valuable lessons. In the lonely occupation of writing, friends are everything, probably more important than the lessons learned.
It was … (click to keep reading)
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San Diego RWA
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