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Castle Rock Writers Conference 2017:

Creativity in Progress: Start or Polish Your Manuscript

Pre-Conference Event
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017Program, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Featuring AuthorU professionals!

Saturday Conference
Sat., Oct. 21, 20178 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Four tracks: Fiction Track, Middle Grade & YA Fiction Track,
Non-fiction Track (Middle Grade-Adult), and Poetry.

Each track offers three workshops and a culminating session/panel discussion. In the workshops, you will experience a mini-lesson presented by an expert workshop leader, followed by writing sessions and feedback. Lunch & agent pitch included. Critique sessions & headshots available. Join us for a day and leave inspired!

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FOR MORE INFORMATION & FOR REGISTRATION FORMS.

YOU MAY REGISTER ONLINE OR PRINT OUT AN APPLICATION!


Sponsors of the Castle Rock Writers Conference 2017…

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The first 25 conference registrants will receive a messenger bag from Wind Ridge International. The bag will hold a 15″ laptop computer.

“ONE MONDAY A MONTH” 2017 Workshops & Events

January 9, 2017–Grant McKenzie, the kilted writer, “Brain,Brawn, & Bravado”

February 13, 2017–Sara Megibow, KT Literary Agency, “Pitching Wisdom”

March 13, 2017–Deb McLeod, “Learning to Use Scrivener”

April 10, 2017–Kevin Corbley, “Writing as a Day Job: the Feature Article”

May 8, 2017–Mary Taylor Young, “Coming Soon to YouTube! Producing
Your Own Book Trailer”

June 12, 2017–Laurie Marr Wasmund, “Don’t Forget the Craft: Revising a First Chapter or a Short Story (bring a manuscript).

July 10, 2017–Anne Randolph, “Write Hot: Write from Your Core!”

August 14, 2017–Lija Fisher, “The Business of Getting Published”

September 11, 2017–Rebecca Green Gaspar, “Dealing with Tough Issues in Fiction”

October 16, 2017(3rd Monday)–Rick Gustafson, “Understanding Point of View”

November 13, 2017–NaNo Wri Mo “Write Out” at PSM Library

December 11, 2017–Holiday Dinner at local restaurant