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 http://www.missjulia.com/ • Lynette Eason, author of 14 books; her most recent book is A Killer Among Us (Book 3 of her Women of Justice series) http://www.lynetteeason.com/ • Ellis Vidler, author of Haunting Refrain and co-author of The Peeper with Jim Christopher http://www.ellisvidler.com/ • 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 http://thewriteconversation.blogspot.com/p/about-me.html • 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 http://www.amazon.com/Patricia-Thomas/e/B001IGHP4O/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1310542550&sr=8-1 • Carol Baldwin, author of Teaching the Story: Fiction Writing in Grades 4-8; she will teach a Teen Writing Track http://carolbaldwinblog.blogspot.com/ • Pam Zollman, author of 40 children’s books, former Highlights Magazine editor, writing instructor, founder of AnAuthor World http://www.pamzollman.com/ and http://www.anauthorworld.com/ • 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 www.anauthorworld.com.
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