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Writing Workshop Series
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Below Sea Level:: WordSmitten Writers Workshop ::
Full Immersion Writing Workshop

When:
June 1-8, 2008
Where:
St. Augustine, Florida
What:
Seven Days of Writing
Why:
Need a non-stop immersion writing session to finish your novel, screenplay, memoir, or short story collection? This is the place.
Where:
Casa Monica Hotel (special rates apply) Again, this is the place. Writing your heart out in scenic North Florida at the historic Casa Monica Hotel.

Conference Faculty.
Below Sea Level Immersion Faculty includes author Dorothy Allison and Oprah-pick author Connie May Fowler.

Featured Speakers.
I
ncluding literary agent Joy Harris of New York's Joy Harris Literary Agency; Kate Sullivan, founder of the literary quarterly magazine WSQJ (WordSmitten Quarterly Journal) and executive editor of wordsmitten.com; and, Laura van den Berg, editor-in-chief of Redivider: a journal of new literature and art and assistant editor of Ploughshares.

To register for Connie May Fowler's Below Sea Level event held June 1-8, 2008, click here: Connie May Fowler.

This event is hosted by Connie May Fowler, author of "Before Women Had Wings." This novel, selected by Oprah's Book Club, was subsequently optioned by Oprah Winfrey for a made-for-TV-movie. Other novels by Connie May Fowler include "Sugar Cage" and "The Problem With Murmur Lee."

Writing Workshop Series
Plan now to register and attend the upcoming workshop featuring Jane Friedman, editorial director of Writer's Digest Books.

Join us March 22 on the legendary Gulf Coast of Florida for a fun and informative writing workshop. Visit the seaside towns of Clearwater, Dunedin, St. Petersburg and Tampa for an exciting adventure in writing. Enjoy warm weather in Florida and great writing and publishing tips from outstanding speakers.

Register early to receive a discount and a free copy of "Writer's Market" while supplies last (Retail Value $49.99). Jane Friedman and Writer's Digest Books are donating 50 copies of this great writing resource, so register early to be eligible for a copy and to enjoy her workshop session.

2007 WordSmitten Workshop Photos and Workshop Archives
Tampa and St. Petersburg Gulf Coast Sights to See

Accommodations B&B with horses;
a B&B Waterfront (an hour from Tampa in a great artsy village); and Tampa Hotels

Family Outings - MOSI, Busch Gardens, Science Museum
Restaurants (Melting Pot and Mise en Place are Tampa favorites)
Parks/Preserves - Caladesi, Seminole, Egmont Key
Arts and Craft Shows - Markets, Music, and More

WordSmitten's Writing Workshop Series.
If you missed our recent writing workshops,
held in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida, we all had
an outstanding time and wanted to thank everyone who attended.
What great events!

WordSmitten Writing Workshop  at the historic University of Tampa campusWordSmitten's practical writing workshop
gives you the tips to:

• Write in your pajamas! Freelance from home.
• Research your topic for a manuscript - be innovative.
• Recognize a story's lead (lede) and thesis - what is this?
• Write a compelling query letter to a magazine editor.
• Secrets to freelance writing - time management, how?
• Find a literary agent - one is best for my writing style.
• Tips on getting visible - book promotion and what works.

To register for WordSmitten's Winter 2008 event, send your registration fee to us using our secure online transaction method and include your email and contact information. PayPal provides secure transactions and respects your privacy.

 

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