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  Spring Writers Festival Enrollment Form  
 
  Spring Writers Festival $189
 
  Friday, March 8 Preconference
  Pre-conference Reading and Discussion at Boswell Book Company Moshin Hamid
 
  Please indicate 1st and 2nd choice for each session.
 
  Saturday, March 9
    9:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
    1st  2nd 
    A1 How They See It: Point of View in Fiction: Kim Suhr
    A2 How to Pitch Your Project: Elizabeth Evans and Emmanuelle Morgen
    A3 Creating Suspense: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    A4 Preparing a Fiction Manuscript for Submission: Emily Victorson
    A5 Nonfiction Book Proposals Today: Carolyn Kott Washburne
 
    11:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
    1st  2nd 
    B1 Writing Memoirs Others Want to Read: Kurt Chandler
    B2 Say It Without Writing It: Todd Wellman
    B3 Marketing and Promotion 101: Libby Fischer Hellmann
    B4 Crafting the Best Beginning for Your Novel: Mary-Jeane Smoller-Phillips
    B5 One-on-One Pitch Sessions with Literary Agents (Eight minutes each): $25
  (FULL) Michelle Brower, Folio Literary Management (New York)
Elizabeth Evans, The Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency (New York)
(FULL) Emmanuelle Morgen, Stonesong (New York)
    B6 The Ripple Effect of Research CANCELLED: Traci Clark
 
    2:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
    1st  2nd 
    C1 Flash Fiction: Fiction's Adrenalin: Kathie Giorgio
    C2 Real Revision: Kim Suhr
    C3 Understanding the Role of a Literary Agent: Emmanuelle Morgen
    C4 Illuminated Journals: Mary-Jeane Smoller-Phillips
    C5 Social Media Writing: Creating a Rich Scrapbook, Maintaining a Professional Face, and Cultivating Your Personal Voice: Jeff Winke
    C6 One-on-One Pitch Sessions with Editors (Eight minutes each): $25
  Anna Klenke, Source Books (Chicago), Women's Fiction, General Nonfiction
Jerome Pohlen, Chicago Review Press (Chicago), Nonfiction
Jenna Skwarek, Source Books (Chicago), Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir
Emily Victorson, Allium Press (Chicago), Literary, Historical and Young Adult Fiction, Mysteries, Thrillers
 
    3:20 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
    1st  2nd 
    D1 Folklore in Fiction and Creative Nonfiction: Rikki Clark
    D2 Forms of Poetry for Children and Young Adults: JoAnn Early Mackin
    D3 Growing as a Writer through Community: J. Boone Dryden
    D4 Working with Bookstores: Daniel Goldin, Paul Salsini and Julia Pandl
    D5 One-on-One Pitch Sessions with Literary Agents (Eight minutes each): $25
  (FULL) Michelle Brower, Folio Literary Management (New York)
Elizabeth Evans, The Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency (New York)
(FULL) Emmanuelle Morgen, Stonesong (New York)
 
 
 
 
 
 


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