My friends at the DFW Writer's Workshop have asked me to spread the word about their February conference. Most of you have heard Candy and Britta speak, so here's another opportunity to be wowed by their knowledge and enthusiasm about the business.
The DFW Writers Conference
Feb. 23-24, 2008Grapevine Convention Center, Grapevine TX
Keynote Speaker: Candace HavensEntertainment writer Candace Havens is author of the delightful Charmed series: Charmed & Dangerous, Charmed & Ready, Charmed & Deadly. She also wrote Joss Whedon: The Genius Behind Buffy. Havens has interviewed many celebrities including Tom Cruise, Nicholas Cage, Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon and George Clooney. She was a columnist for Tribune Media for 15 years and is an entertainment critic for the Dorsey Gang on 96.3 KSCS in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Also featuring a stellar lineup of writers and agents including:
· Rosemary Clement-Moore, author of YA Fantasy novel Prom Dates From Hell
· A. Lee Martinez, author of The Automatic Detective, Gil’s All Fright Diner
· Britta Coleman, author of Potter Springs
· William Manchee, author of the Stan Turner mystery series, most recently Act Normal
· Kara Lennox, author of more than 50 contemporary romance novels, most recently One Stubborn Texan
· Shanna Swendson, author of Damsel Under Stress, Once Upon Stilettos and the upcoming Don’t Hex With Texas
· Paul S. Levine, Paul S. Levine Literary Agency, Venice, Ca.
· Jim Donovan, Jim Donovan Literary, Dallas
· Elaine Spencer, The Knight Agency, Atlanta
For more information and how to register, please visit www.dfwwritersconference.org.
About the WorkshopThe DFW Writers’ Workshop is a non-profit organization devoted to helping writers along the way to getting published. The Workshop is celebrating its 30th anniversary. We meet for read-and-critique sessions at 7 p.m. every Wednesday night at the Ruth Millican Center, 201 Cullum Drive, Euless Texas 76039. Visitors age 18 and up are welcome. More information is available at www.dfwwritersworkshop.org.