Thursday, April 30, 2015

Writers Conferences

I attended the Pikes Peak Writers Conference in Colorado Springs last weekend. It was well-run with a wide variety of workshops to help writers improve their craft, learn how to query agents and editors and improve their promotional skills.

I taught three workshops: Mixing Humor, Mystery and Older Characters; Balancing Writing and a Full Time Job; and Rejection Is Not a Four Letter Word. In addition I was on an amateur sleuth panel with Robert Spiller and J. A. Kazimer.

The keynote speakers included Mary Kay Andrews, Andrew Gross, R. L. Stine and Seanan McGuire.

All-in-all a valuable weekend.

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