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    Writers' Weekend 2012

    by Janice - 0 Comment(s)

    Writers' Weekend 2012

    Saturday, February 4
    10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Central Library

    Join us at the Central Library on Saturday, February 4 for our fantastic Writers' Weekend lineup of programs:

    FINDING THE FACTS – HISTORICAL RESEARCH FOR WRITERS

    The art of historical research. Christine Hayes explores the best ways to research for any writing project.

    10:00 to 10:30 a.m. Register.

    10 WAYS TO KILL YOUR WRITING

    Join Susan Toy of Alberta Books Canada as she examines the 10 vital elements of marketing and promotion.

    10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Register.

    PUBLISHING AND EDITING

    An editor and two publishers from the Book Publishing Association of Alberta share their insights into the industry along with guidelines for submissions.

    12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Register.

    MAKE IT IN MAGAZINES

    Join multiple award winning writer Marcello Di Cintio as he explores the world of magazine writing.

    1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Register.

    MAINLINING THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE

    Poetry provides the most intense verbal expression of love and seduction. Discover what makes the best love poems so arousing with Rosemary Griebel and Julie Sedivy.

    2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Register.

    SEX SELLS IN EVERY GENRE

    Join four multi-published romance authors for tips and tricks on the craft of writing sensual, emotional love scenes from sweet to scorching.

    3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Register.

    2012 Featured Contributors:

    Alberta Books Canada

    Alberta Playwrights' Network

    Alexandra Writers' Centre Society

    Book Publishers Association of Alberta

    Calgary Association of Romance Writers of America

    Crime Writers of Canada

    Imaginative Fiction Writers Association (IFWA)

    People's Poetry Festival

    Society of Childrens' Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)

    When Words Collide Conference

    Writers' Guild of Alberta (WGA)

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