Friday, October 14

1:30 –  8:30pm

Learn to write thrilling and realistic fight scenes using the perfect balance of description, dialogue, inner dialogue and character emotions.
Turn your one-dimensional villain into a full-blown bad ass your readers will love to hate.
A great way to launch a writing career, award-winning author Don Helin will also show you how to use travel writing to market your novel.
Have a story in mind but don’t know where to begin? Horror author Cathy Jordan will help you build a solid premise to drive the plot forward.
Your own life story could be the best story of your life. Learn the key elements to writing memoir from writing professor Lori Myers.
Take your story to new audiences with author/director Judy Wolfman’s lessons to convert your book’s characters and plot to sizzling dialogue for the stage or readers’ theatre.
Sure-fire methods (both legal & moral) from David Hazard to help you connect with your audience. Learn to use “psychographics” (not pics of your ex!) to help gain a ready and faithful readership.
You’ve written your story, but how else can you make money? Author and creator of Awakening Goddess Retreats, Laura Rudacille, shares her “cart before the horse backwards” process of turning fiction into a thriving business.
Tired of collecting rejection letters but scared of being branded as ‘self-published’? Demi Stevens shows you how to design your own professional quality book from the inside out.
Writing a picture book but unsure how to find (or pay for) an illustrator? Author/illustrator Donna M. Ferguson will show you easy ways to create your own!
Pose your questions to our experts including editor Laurie Edwards, publisher Lawrence Knorr, bookstore owner Michelle Mioff-Haring, and indie publisher Demi Stevens, moderated by Don Helin.
Wondering about copyright, fair use, taxes and other 4-letter words? Let Intellectual Property law expert Harvey Freedenberg answer your questions.
 
 

Writers Conference

Friday, October 14

1:30 –  8:30pm

 

$125 full-day registration

$25 discount for Pennwriters members & app holders

$50 discount for York Book Expo vendors

(Registration includes Friday dinner
PLUS ticket to Maria Snyder’s Oct 15 Keynote at 10am!)