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Here is a list of chapter conferences. Any questions, contact them. :)

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Come join us in the beautiful Northwest April 22 through April 24, 2011 for a weekend focused on meeting and talking with agents/editors and learning all the career and professional challenges, tips and information that make up the wonderful world of the publishing industry. Check out the information on our website at: http://www.rosecityromancewriters.com/Retreats/2011/SpringIntensive.html for hotel information and a schedule of events.

Here’s whose coming:

Agents:

Barbara Poelle – Irene Goodman Literary Agency

Alexandra Machinist – Linda Chester Literary Agency

Abigail Koons – Park Literary Agency

Editors;

Leis Pederson – Berkley Publishing Group

Amanda Bergeron – Avon/HarperCollins

Tracy Martin – Harlequin

To keep this an intimate event for registrants, this event is being capped at 150 so please get your reservations in early. We already have 50 registrants so it’s filling fast.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at the email below.

Hope you can join us for a fun-filled, relaxing weekend spent with industry professionals in a setting designed to get you the most contact with agents and editors.

Sincerely,

Kimberly Wollenburg

President, Rose City Romance Writers

president@rosecityromancewriters.com

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Connecticut Fiction Fest <http://toniandrews.com/FictionFest.htm> is

CTRWA¡Çs annual one-day conference for all genres of fiction writers. This

event has sold out every year so be sure to register

<http://toniandrews.com/FictionFestRegistration.htm> as soon as you can.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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201 Washington Avenue

North Haven, Connecticut 06473

Just off route 91 * 10 minutes from the MetroNorth train station.

Keynote Speaker Eloisa James <http://www.eloisajames.com/> will also offer

a casual chat.

Pitch Your Novel to Editors and Agents - every requester will get at least

one appointment, possibly more.

Holly Blanck, St. Martin¡Çs Press (Macmillan) ¡ü Anne Groell, Bantam Dell

(Random House) ¡ü Jhanteigh Kupihea, New American Library (Penguin) ¡ü

Leslie Wainger, Harlequin Single Title ¡ü Deb Werksman, Sourcebooks ¡ü

Jenny Bent, The Bent Agency ¡ü Amy Boggs, Donald Maas Literary Agency ¡ü

Ginger Clark, Curtis Brown Ltd. ¡ü Christina Hogrebe, Jane Rotrosen Literary

¡ü Miriam Kriss, Irene Goodman Literary Agency ¡ü Susie Townsend, FinePrint

Literary Management

Fill Your Toolbox with powerful skills. Speakers include Jessica Andersen,

Kristan Higgins, Hank Phillipi Ryan, Anton Strout, Thea Devine, Sarah

Wendell, Annette Blair, Kathryn Smith, Ellen Hartman, Diana Holquist, Terri

Brisbin, Toni Andrews and Jennifer Fusco.

Network with Industry Professionals at our cocktail reception and book

signing.

Price: Members of CTRWA, CoLoNY, and CORW: $79 - All others $99

For more information and to register, click HERE

<http://toniandrews.com/FictionFest.htm> . To learn more about CTRWA, click

HERE <http://ctrwa.org/new-margie-lawson-master-class/> .

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Fiction Writer's Boot Camp at the Beach

Posted by: "Skye" skyetaylor22@yahoo.com skyetaylor22

Mon Mar 7, 2011 5:47 am (PST)

Sponsored by the Ancient City Romance Authors: October 21-22, 2011. Two day conference will include workshops by Karen Rose and Elizabeth Sinclair on Snappy, Believable Dialog, Critical First Words(Beginning with a strong hook), Colorful Secondary Characters, Chilling Villains. Also on the agenda, ePublishing, a ghost tour of Ancient St Augustine, agent appointments, author book signing and more.

check it out:

http://web.mac.com/vickihinze/ACRA/Bootcamp.html

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GSRWA IS ACCEPTING SESSION PROPOSALS

For The

2011 Emerald City Writers Conference

October 28-30, 2011 at the Bellevue Westin in Bellevue, Washington

Be a part of one of the largest regional romance writing conferences in the country. This year our Keynotes include such luminaries as Sherrilyn Kenyon and Dianna Love.

You are invited to submit workshop ideas for education and inspiration. In the past, we have featured topics such as:

• Craft

• Writing life

• Career Development

• Industry

• Submissions

• Marketing

• Genres

• Strategies

• Plotting

• Dialog

And More!

Get creative!

Proposals are due to GSRWA by March 15, 2011.

Authors are also invited to share promotional material with our 300 attendees.

Visit www.GSRWA.org for more information.

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