in the Heart of Tampa Bay
22, 2008 :: WordSmitten Writing Workshop Series
online and be eligible to win the 2008 Writer's Market Deluxe
Edition. Our thanks to Jane Friedman and Writer's Digest Books
for donating 50 of these great writing resource books to WordSmitten's
upcoming writing workshop. Register early for your chance to receive
a professional discount and a copy of the 2008 edition.
Attend this fun and informative Saturday
workshop designed for writers who want to turn their creative ideas
into a novel, memoir, short story, or magazine article. This event is
to be held at the new Reeves Theater on the University of Tampa campus
(on the second floor of the Vaughn Center).
Saturday, March 22, 2008, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
On the legendary Gulf Coast of Florida, WordSmitten's
Writing Workshop is held on the historic campus at the University of
Tampa, on Kennedy Boulevard, in Tampa, Florida. On campus, visitors
enjoy the often-photographed turrets of the former Flagler Hotel, now
part of the Henry B. Plant Museum. Discover Victorian-era memorabilia
and architecture. The campus is a spectacular backdrop for writers to
tour before and after the workshop sessions.
Who (Conference Faculty):
Outstanding featured speakers (confirmed and pending speakers)
provide master classes/sessions:
Connie May Fowler, author of the best-selling memoir
("When Katie Wakes") and selected for the Oprah Book Club
("Before Women Had Wings") and wrote the screenplay for
Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Productions.
Jane Friedman, editorial director of Writer's Digest
Books. An outstanding speaker.
:: Bob Tarte, author ("Enslaved by Ducks"
and "Fowl Weather") and creative producer of a fun podcast.
:: Alison M. Steele, whose law firm (Rahdert, Steele,
Bole & Reynolds, P.A., established in 1978) specializes in Intellectual
Property, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Media Law, will
discuss copyright law and intellectual property matters important
to writers. Clients of the firm include the St. Petersburg Times.
:: Kate Sullivan, publisher of the
literary magazine WSQJ (WordSmitten Quarterly Journal)
and executive editor of www.wordsmitten.com, speaker, instructor,
and a former newspaper columnist. Kate hosts WordSmitten's "About
the Books" appearing on NPR (WFSU-FM 88.9), WTIS-AM, WRBH-FM,
and WOCA-AM, featuring exclusive interviews with authors, editors,
and publishing executives. Recent interviews include authors David
Leavitt (The Indian Clerk), Elizabeth Gaffney (Metropolis),
Janet Burroway (Writing Fiction), and Joseph Skibell (A
Blessing on the Moon).
The first 50 registrants will receive a free copy of Writer's Market,
provided to WordSmitten's participants courtesy of Jane Friedman,
Writer's Digest Books, and F+W Publications. Details about this
the 2008 Writer’s Market Deluxe, you get the benefits
of a standard 2008 Writer’s Market, plus access to an extraordinary
online database for one full year.
ISBN: 1582974977 Contributors: Sambuchino, Chuck (Editor) Publisher:
F & W Publications Published: 2007 Pages: 1170 Weight: 2.75lbs.
Height: 9.00" Width: 7.00" Depth: 2.50" Language:
writers with access to up-to-date market information, including
contact and submission details, editorial requirements, interviews
with successful authors, and guidelines for freelancers, along with
a searchable database containing more than six thousand active market
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