I wanted to share the following announcement, sent to me by Susan E.Lindsey, about a writer’s workshop that I will be taking part in on July 12. Hope some of you will find it interesting. I’d love to see you there.
Registration Opens for “Exploring the Writer’s Craft” Speakers at July 12 workshop include novelist Allie Pleiter and biographer Alanna Nash; registration discounted until June 15
Writers across the region are invited to the third annual writing workshop organized by Louisville-based Women Who Write, July 12, at Jefferson Community and Technical College, 505 Buffalo Run Rd., Shepherdsville, Ky. The full-day workshop, “Exploring the Writer’s Craft,” focuses on helping writers build skills.
Keynote—prolific novelist Allie Pleiter of Chicago (The Firefighter’s Match and other novels)
Guided Writing / Poetry—Dr. Annette Allen (Country of Light and What Vanishes)
The Right Word: The Power of the Particular—Bobbi Buchanan, editor of New Southerner
Swirl, Sip, Write: Writing About Wine—P. Faye Collins (A Wine Lover’s Odyssey Across Kentucky)
Audio Books: Part of Your Publishing Model—Carol Dines, narrator of 400+ books
Humor for Lunch—Joan Dubay, Women Who Write member
The Exhilaration of Writing Historical Nonfiction—Sid Easley (A Courthouse Tragedy: Politics, Murder and Redemption in a Small Kentucky Town)
Blogging with Purpose—Amy Higgs (http://write-is-might.com)
How to Hire and Work with an Editor—Susan E. Lindsey, owner of Savvy Communication
A Perfect Romance—Sandy Loyd, author of fifteen romance novels
Writing Biography—Alanna Nash (Baby, Let’s Play House: Elvis Presley and the Women Who Loved Him)
Izhiibii’an (Write Things a Certain Way)—Ojibwe poet and professor Dr. Selene Phillips
Writing Historical Fiction: Getting Started—Mary Popham (Back Home in Landing Run)
Free Write: Give Yourself Permission to Just Write—Linda Satterlee-McFadin
Although the event is organized by Women Who Write, all writers (female and male) at all levels of experience, are encouraged to attend. Books published by the speakers will be available for purchase. After the workshop, attendees can mingle with speakers at a reception featuring Kentucky wines.
Lunch is included in the registration fee of $60; a discounted rate of $45 is available for seniors (60+), students, Women Who Write members, and those who register by June 15. Online registration is now open at www.WomenWhoWrite.com or attendees can register by mail: Women Who Write, PO Box 6167, Louisville, KY 40206.
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