Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The Story Continues -- AnAuthor World's 3rd Annual Writing Conference

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! AnAuthor World’s third annual writing conference will be Saturday, October 15, 2011, at Furman University.

Here are our confirmed speakers:

Ann B. Ross, author of the popular Miss Julia series, will be our keynote speaker
Lynette Eason, author of 14 books; her most recent book is A Killer Among Us (Book 3 of her Women of Justice series)
Ellis Vidler, author of Haunting Refrain and co-author of The Peeper with Jim Christopher
Edie Melson, author of ebook Social Media Marketing for Writers; has a devotional book, Fighting Fear, Winning the War at Home, due out this fall
Patricia Thomas, author of picture book, “Stand Back,” Said the Elephant, I’m Going to Sneeze” (an Amazon Best-Seller and has been in print since 1990); recent pictures are Red Sled, Nature’s Paintbox, and Firefly Mountain
Carol Baldwin, author of Teaching the Story: Fiction Writing in Grades 4-8; she will teach a Teen Writing Track
Pam Zollman, author of 40 children’s books, former Highlights Magazine editor, writing instructor, founder of AnAuthor World and
Katya Jenson, Editorial and Sub-rights Coordinator, Peachtree Books
Jessica Alexander, Peachtree Books Editor, Peachtree Books

The Story Continues, AnAuthor World’s third writing conference
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2011
Place: Furman University, 3300 Poinsett Highway, Greenville, SC 29613
Time: 8:00 (registration); 8:30-4:30 (conference); 4:30-5:30 (autographing)
Cost: $90 AAWC members; $100 non-members; $65 students

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL (until August 15, 2011): $75 AAWC members; $85 general; $50 students

Register on-line at

Teachers will get in-service credits.

Manuscript Critiques:
• $40 for the first 10 pages
• 15 minute one-on-one critique with author, editor or agent during the conference
• Please include your name and contact information
• Please state what genre your manuscript is (examples: picture book, short story, memoir, article, romantic suspense novel, YA, nonfiction book, etc.)
• Mail check and manuscript to: Pam Zollman, 406 Plano Drive, Greenville, SC 29617
• Deadline: September 1, 2011

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