It's finally time for the Lone Star Writer's Conference, an annual event sponsored by Northwest Houston Romance Writer's of America, one of my chapters.
Those who register early get a great benefit: the first 35 will be invited to a special Meet and Greet Reception on Friday, October 15, 2010.
October 16, 2010
Houston Marriott North at Greenspoint
255 N Sam Houston Parkway East
Houston, TX 77060
$69.00/night, Direct Link for reservations
SPEAKERS AND AGENTS:
To date, this is the lineup.
Author Randy Ingermanson, Keynote Speaker. Mr. Ingermanson has a Ph.D. in physics from UC Berkeley.More importantly, he's published 6 novels and won about a dozen awards. His most recent book is Writing Fiction For Dummies, and he is known around the world as "the Snowflake Guy" in reference to his widely used Snowflake method for writing a novel. He's also the publisher of the free monthly Advanced Fiction Writing E-zine, which has over 21,000 subscribers.
The Luncheon Speaker is Christine Witthohn of Book Cents Literary Agency, and her speech will be about how to maximize your chances of getting published or staying published in this volatile market.
Also attending are Agents Naomi Hackenberg of Elaine P. English, PLLC; Amy Boggs of Donald Maass Literary Agency; and Christine Witthohn of Book Cents Literary Agency.
Writers conferences are great places to meet publishing professionals as well as other writers.