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Write On, Vancouver 2008

Guest Laura Drewry

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Guest Laura Drewry


Write On, Vancouver - May 2-3, 2008


Take a jaunt to the glorious West Coast this spring and explore the craft of fiction writing at a mini-conference in Vancouver, BC.

Feature speaker Lisa Jackson, regular bestselling author on the New York Times, USA Today and Publisher's Weekly lists, will discuss Hot Sex, Cold

Death: Writing Your Romantic Suspense Novel with topics including plotting, setting, characterization and market. Jackson will also give a luncheon keynote address.

Also featuring: Michael Slade, BC author of 13 SpecialX thrillers, on A Male Author's Perspective; and Policing: Getting it Right by Peter Ditchfield, manager, Law Enforcement and Regulatory Training Program, Justice Institute of BC.

Appointments with editor-in-chief of Kensington Books, John Scognamiglio and Kathryn Lye, editor, Harlequin Silhouette.

Special feature, Friday evening (May 2): join Eileen Cook, Berkley author and counselor, on Perfecting Your Pitch or Discovering Your Author Brand:

Mapping Your Way to the NYT List with Theresa Meyers, author and publicist, Blue Moon Communications.

Early bird fees (by March 31st) start at $119 (CAD or US funds). Conference cost includes continental breakfast, snacks and lunch on Saturday, May 3rd.

An optional dinner - an additional chance to network with speakers, published authors and fellow writers - is available Friday, May 2nd.

Registration closes April 28th. Accommodation: $95 CAD (single or double, guaranteed until April 4th) at the Inn at Westminster Quay (contact details available at www.rwagvc.com).

We welcome books and other promotional materials for door prizes and goodie bags. We expect 100 registrants. All donors will be recognized in our program. Please send items to:

Write On, Vancouver

c/o H. Cho

221 - 7055 Wilma Street

Burnaby, BC

V5E 4B1

Presented by the Greater Vancouver Chapter, Romance Writers of AmericaR.

For more information and the registration form, visit our website:


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