Monday, August 11, 2008

Super Charge Your Writing! VRW/CRW Writers Conference Nov. 8-Williamsburg, Virginia

I am doing Publicity for Virgnia Romance Writers/Chesapeake Romance Writers conference. You don't have to be a romance writer to join this conference--any writer can learn from this speaker. It will be in Virginia, so if you're in that area or can make it, here's the information:

Supercharge Your Writing The Virginia Romance Writers and the Chesapeake Romance Writers are joining forces to bring you an intensive, all-day workshop with multi-talented writer, publisher and speaker Debra Dixon ( Author of Goal, Motivation and Conflict: The Building Blocks of Good Fiction, a must have for any fiction writer, Ms. Dixon will present a roll-up-your-sleeves, dig-in-deep workshop including elements for plot and character development that will take your writing to a new level.
When: Saturday, November 8, 2008
Where: Williamsburg Public Library in Williamsburg, VA

Early Registration starting April 15, 2008CRW/VRW members $60.00RWA members $65.00Non-members $70.00

Registration after September 1, 2008CRW/VRW members $70.00RWA members $80.00Non-members $85.00

The day will start with registration at 9:00 am followed by opening remarks at 9:30 am. Ms. Dixon’s workshop will run from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm with a 90 minute break for lunch at noon. All guests will be on their own for lunch. There are many restaurants with a wide variety of offerings within two miles of the facility.

Agent and Editor Appointments will be available in group sessions starting at 10:00 am. Agents: Suling Miller (FinePrint Literary Management) and Elaine EnglishEditors: Deb Werksman (Sourcebook), Angela James (Samhain) and an as yet unnamed editor from Harlequin/Silhouette. On refunds, due to needing to cancel after registering:30 (or more) days prior to conference = full refund 14 to 29 days prior to conference = half refund 13 days or less prior to conference = no refund (except in case of emergency)
Hotel Information: Days Inn Williamsburg Colonial Historic Area 331 Bypass Road Route 60 W & 132 S (Exit 238) Williamsburg, VA. 23185 Reservations: 1-800-759-1166To reserve a room in the conference block please give the code "writers". All rooms must be booked by October 7, 2008 to receive the discounted rate of $69.00 per night (plus tax). This price is the same regardless of the number of guests per room.Entry forms available at and can be emailed or sent snail mail to: Terri Osburn 213 Mill Creek Pkwy #3C Chesapeake, VA 23323

Payments can be made through Paypal. Link available at

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