Tony Mendoza is reaching out to see if any of you writers, specifically in the thriller, psychological thriller, suspense, genres would be interested in being interviewed on your work. He’s hosting a podcast right now in support of a film he’s scheduled for shooting in January 2016 (demo: http://lifeinthehole.com/the-ninth-district-by-douglas-dorow/).
If you happen to know anyone who would be interested, please let him know. The podcast is new so having fresh content would be great. Here’s 1 of our 1st episodes. You can reach him via phone or email: 702-372-1201 / firstname.lastname@example.org
The Las Vegas Romance Writers is sponsoring an all day workshop (Story Mastery) with Michael Hauge on November 14th at the Sunset Hotel and Casino.
This workshop is for all fiction writers including beginning writers as well as seasoned writers in all genres. The cost is only $100.00.
Michael has coached screenwriters, producer, stars and directors on project for every major studio and network. He is the bestselling author of Selling Your Story In 60 Seconds and The Guaranteed Way to Get Your screen or Novel Read. He has worked in Hollywood for the past 35 years and has presented seminars, lectures and keynotes in person and online to more than 70,000 participants worldwide.
We would appreciate it if you could provide this information to the members of you’re the Henderson’s group. We really feel this is going to be a great opportunity for writers here in Las Vegas and is must for anyone looking to enhance their writing.
I have attached a flyer with additional information or people can go to our website LVRWA.ORG where they can also register.
Mr. Hauge is also offering individual appointments for Sunday November 15th.
Topics covered will include:
- The primary goal of all stories
- The power of desire, need, longing and destiny
- The essential conflict all characters must face
- Turning plot structure from a complicated concept into a simple powerful tool you can easily apply to every story
- The single key to creating character arc and theme
- Crating unique, believable and fulfilling love stories
- The indispensable elements of a great pitch.
Hit their website for more info: lvrwa.org
An upcoming conference in October—The Magic of Memoir: A Weekend of Craft, Process and Publishing
. Brooke Warner and Linda Joy Myers are respected experts in the fields of publishing and memoir writing and have gathered an all-star group of contributors, including author, screenwriter and editor, Amy Ferris (Marrying George Clooney: Confessions from a Midlife Crisis)
, and writer, editor and activist, Hollye Dexter (Fire Season
These are teachers I’ve learned so very much from and I’m thrilled to share the news of this event with you. We are so fortunate to have this group assembled here in Marin County for an enriching weekend!
The conference takes place the weekend of October 17 & 18, but there are perks to Early Bird Registration that include free books, a t-shirt, and a written evaluation of your work in progress!
With topics such as “Getting Started with Your Memoir,” “Writing That Brings Your Memoir Alive,” and “All About Publishing!”, this is a fantastic opportunity for memoir enthusiasts. Whether you’re an experienced writer or you’ve just always wanted to write your memoir, you’ll gain skills and inspiration to take the next steps on your memoir journey.
For more information on the conference, panelists and workshops, log onto their website: Magic of Memoir
The Utah Humanities Book Festival is doing a day devoted just to children’s and YA lit on October 10th at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan. They are still looking for more authors/publishers who’d like to have a table. Space is free since this first year is just an experiment to see how it goes.
Here is the link below to learn more and the form is attached to sign-up. I know I’m going to be there and I hope you’ll join me. Link for info: Utah Humanities
And, then on to St George!
They’d like to formally invite you to participate in our annual book festival and literacy events from October 19-24, 2015, Southern Utah’s signature literary event.
This year marks the 10th Anniversary and they have three amazing Keynote speakers, along with over a dozen events scheduled throughout the week. Plus, this year the Book Expo will be at SpookyTown in town square. With the Book Expo and the Washington County School District’s biggest fundraiser SpookyTwon as partners this in town square, authors and publishers will have the opportunity to reach more readers than ever before. Link for more info: St. George Book Festival