Friday, August 6, 2010

Holy literary lexicon, Batman! A FREE on-line writers conference!

If you write, have written, or are thinking about writing, here's an opportunity you so totally don't want to miss. The organizational goddess, Elana Johnson (Control Issues, 2011), and a crew of others has organized a FREE three day on-line writers conference, WriteOnCon, with some TOTALLY AMAZING presenters. There is information here for published authors, soon to be published authors and aspiring writers at every stage of the process. I strongly encourage you to CHECK IT OUT!

Just to get you drooling, here's the line-up for Tuesday (day 1)
Tuesday, August 10, 2010:
6:00 AM: Keynote Vlog Address by author Josh Berk
7:00 AM: Refining Your Craft with Each Book by author Janette Rallison
8:00 AM: Making the Most of Your Advance (no matter its size) by literary agent Michelle Wolfson
9:00 AM: Myths and Misconceptions by literary agent Holly Root, and editors Molly O’Neill and Martha Mihalick
10:00 AM: Illustrating Children’s Books by J.H. Everett and studio
11:00 AM: Bringing the Funny by author Rachel Hawkins
12:00 PM: Becoming a Career Author by literary agent Catherine Drayton
1:00 PM: Writing Middle Grade by author Jon Lewis
2:00 PM: Voice by literary agent Elana Roth
3:00 PM: Writing a Query Letter by author Jodi Meadows
4:00 PM: Author Branding by author Shelli Wells
5:00 PM: Questions to Ask Yourself Before a Revision by editor Kendra Levin
6:00 PM: Pizza in the Face (how characters react to situations) by author Rosemary Clement-Moore
9:00 PM: Panel of Professionals (Elana Roth, Kathleen Ortiz, Dan Ehrenhaft, Martha Mihalick) TOPIC: Online platform
10:30 PM: Working with Agents and Editors, a live Workshop with literary agent Mark McVeigh

You can click the link above, or the ticker on my sidebar, to get all the information you need to participate! I'll be passing along information here next week and updating you on schedules. I'll see you there!

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