Sunday, August 30, 2009

Desert Dreams Conference - Don't Miss It!

Desert Dreams 2010 Writers Conference
April 16-17-18, 2010
Chaparral Suites Resort,
5001 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Complete conference and hotel information:
Registration open now:

Open to any writer in any fiction genre, from beginner to multipublished,
this bi-annual conference offers not only a multitude of workshops
for writers at any level, but the opportunity for aspiring
and published authors to network and meet with agents and
editors from all over the country.
Editor/Agent Panel and Individual Appointments available.
Get the inside buzz on what editors and agents are looking for,
and how to give them what they want.
Then enjoy your own 10-minute appointment with one of our
attending editors or agents.
(Appointments are based on a first-registered basis and
subject to availability. Additional appointments, if available,
may be purchased on the premises for an additional $25 cash).
Also join some of today's top-selling authors for a book signing
open to the public on Saturday, April 17, 2010, from 5:45 to 7 pm.
Contest open to registered attendees only
(entries start on October 1, 2009),
judged by our attending agents and editors.
This is your chance to get the first ten pages of a finished
manuscript in front of the professionals and get their feedback.
Keynote speakers:
Linda Lael Miller:
On all of the National Best seller lists,
Linda Lael Miller is one of today's most successful authors with
more than eighty contemporary and historical novels to her credit.
Linda is also a recipient of the RWA Lifetime Achievement
Awards.Brad Schreiber:
(Sunday speaker)
As VP of Storytech Literary Consulting,
part of Chris Vogler's "Writer's Journey,"
Brad Schreiber is an accomplished writer, teacher,
screenwriter and much more.
Carla Neggers, Jodi Thomas, Sharon Sala,
Toni McGee Causey, Eileen Rendahl, Connie Flynn,
Kate Herbert (screenwriting), Erin Quinn, Beth Kendrick,
Jennifer Ashley, Vicki Lewis Thompson, Diana Gabaldon (tentative),
Vijaya Schartz, Robin Lee Hatcher...
(more to be announced soon).
Kathleen Scheibling - Harlequin; Kate Seaver - Berkley;
Heather Osborn - TOR;
Peter Senftleben - Kensington Publishing
(more to be announced soon).
Steve Laube - Steve Laube Agency;
Jill Marsal - Marsal Lyon Literary Agency;
Miriam Kriss - Irene Goodman Agency;
Janet Reid - Fine Print Literary Management
(more to be announced soon).
Registration fee:
Early bird (through 12-31-09): RWA members $208 -
Non-members: $228
Regular registration (1-1-10 to 3-1-10):
RWA members $228 - Non-members: $248
Brad Shreiber Workshop only (Sunday morning): $75.00
Contest entry (Starting October 1, 2009 -
for registered attendees only): $30.00
Hotel rooms:Chaparral Suite Resort -
5001 N. Scottsdale Road - Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Room rates: $169-$199 a night
All rooms are suites that can accommodate multiple
guests for a small extra fee.
Hotel rate includes cooked to order breakfast,
nightly reception, and
free airport transport from 6 am to 10 pm.
Complete conference and hotel information:
Registration open now:

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