For relief from the winter cold, make plans to attend the free Midwest Writers' Mini-conference March 13 at the Ball State University Alumni Center. Authors will share their hottest writing tips!
"Getting Serious About Your Writing"
Midwest Writers Workshop will conduct a free mini-conference, "Getting Serious About Your Writing," Saturday, March 13, 9 a.m.-noon at the Ball State University Alumni Center in Muncie, 2800 W. Bethel Avenue.
Three writers will be presenters at the mini-conference, which will include talks about getting published, participation in break-out groups and a panel question-and-answer session.
Although the mini-conference is free, registration is required by March 5. Light refreshments will be served. The mini-conference is a service project of the Muncie-based writers group, now in its 37th year.
The speakers will be as follows: Dr. Dennis E. Hensley, who has written six novels, coached dozens of fiction writers, is author of The Power of Positive Productivity, and directs the professional writing program at Taylor University; Kelsey Timmerman, whose debut book, Where Am I Wearing, released in 2008 and was represented by the agent he snagged at Midwest Writers Workshop; and Cathy Shouse, who has written for The Saturday Evening Post, Family Fun and Focus on the Family and whose first book Images of America: Fairmount releases this fall. Moderator will be Alan Garinger, author of Alone: The Journey of the Boy Sims released in 2008 and also workshop coordinator of special events.
Each mini-conference attendee will receive a $20-off voucher for their registration for 2010 Midwest Writers Workshop scheduled at Ball State University, July 29-31. (Attendees will register for the July MWW as usual and bring the voucher to on-site registration for reimbursement.)
To register or receive further information contact Director, Jama Bigger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-282-1055.