First things first. Karla Duff, who teaches English at Oelwein Middle School in Oelwein, Iowa, just won Snow Wildsmith's books,
Joining the Military. Congratulations, Karla!
Second, if you live in North Carolina or South Carolina, please check out this conference. This is a great faculty. I just might see you there!
The Writer’s Plot Writing Conference
The Story Continues...
Saturday, July 21, 2012
3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29613
Keynote Speaker: Harold Underdown
Early Bird Special Price: $80 until June 16th
Regular Price (after June 16th): $100
Manuscript Critique: $45 (first 10 pages)
Special Critique with Harold Underdown for rejected manuscript consultation: $45 (first 10 pages)
Deadline for submission: June 16th
Register online: www.thewritersplot.com
10% discount for TWP members for all prices
Harold Underdown – consulting editor, former vice president & editorial director at ipicturebooks, former editorial director at Charlesbridge, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Publishing Children’s Books
Edie Melson – social media marketing expert, author of best-selling ebook, Social Media Marketing for Writers and a devotional, Fighting Fear: Winning the War at Home When Your Soldier Leaves for Battle
Vonda Skelton – author of Seeing Through the Lies (for women), three Bitsy Burroughs Mysteries (for children), and numerous magazine articles for adults
Patricia Thomas – author of 7 picture books, including “Stand Back,” said the Elephant, “I’m Going to Sneeze!” as well as numerous magazine articles and short stories
Pam Zollman – award-winning author of 40 children’s books, hundreds of short stories and articles (for adults and children), and former editor at Highlights Magazine.
Alan Gratz – award-winning author of six children’s and YA books, short stories, magazine articles, plays, and several episodes of A&E’s City Confidential
Jessica Alexander – Associate Editor for Peachtree Publishing
Katya Jensen—Editorial and Subrights Coordinator for Peachtree Publishing
Diana Flegal – Literary agent with Hartline Literary Agency