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The Greater Detroit Chapter of the RWA is having a writer’s conference exploring craft in Troy, Michigan on Oct 20th-21st. All genres of writers are welcome.


WHAT: http://gdrwa.org/conference-2017.html



·       A keynote address by Beverly Jenkins, the recipient of RWA’s 2017 Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award.

·       Workshops on Goal, motivation and conflict and the Hero’s Journey by Debra Dixon

·       Editor and agent pitch appointments available

·       Friday night Pre-glow with informal peer critiques and pitch polishing.


Breakfast and lunch are included on Saturday


WHEN: Saturday, October 21, 2017 with a special Friday night write-in, pitch practice, and critique beginning at 7 pm.


WHERE: Detroit Marriott Troy, 200 W Big Beaver Rd., Troy MI 48084 – a block of rooms is designated with reduced pricing






*Early Bird Registration prices only until July 31st!

Cost: GDRWA Member: $85/Early Bird $75

RWA Member (none GDRW): $110/Early bird $100

Non-RWA member: $120/Early bird $110


For inquiries, please contact gdrwaconference17@gmail.com


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