Friday, June 26, 2015

Upcoming Event: The Turner Cassity Writers' Workshop

By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy

For those in the Georgia area looking for an intimate and fun weekend writers' conference, check out the Turner Cassity Writers' Workshop. I'll be giving this year's keynote on Being a Writer.

Presented by the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County, this event provides aspiring writers in West Georgia an opportunity to develop their writing skills and prepare their works for publication under the guidance of expert and experienced authors.

There will be multiple workshops all day on Saturday, a Keynote Address, public readings and a reception on Saturday night; a panel discussion Sunday afternoon, concluding with readings and book signings by the featured authors. Workshop schedule:

On Saturday...

I'm giving the keynote speech on Being a Writer.

For poets, there's Amy Pence on Poetry and Ekphrasis.

Playwrights will find Pamela Turner and Having Your Monologue and Selling It Too!

Authors will enjoy Tony Burton workshop on Short and Sweet: Writing Flash Fiction.

For those looking for some marketing tips, Lee Culberson shares Five Elements of Essential Digital Marketing for Authors.

And for the non-fiction folks, Will Donnelly presents a Creative Non-fiction Workshop.

On Sunday...

Meet literary agent Sally Apokedak and learn How to Get An Agent.

Hear editor Annmarie Lockhart discuss publishing.

Learn how to stay safe with attorney Lee Morin, Esq. with Protecting Your Work.

Festival Fees

Saturday and Sunday, July 11 - 12, 2015: Includes all events. $40 per person ($35 CAC member)
Sunday only: Includes Sunday panel discussion, readings and book sales and signings: $20 per person ($15 CAC member) Register here (scroll to bottom of page).

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