“Criminal Minds: Investigating Today’s Writing Scene”
When: August 11, 2012 8am to 5pm
Where: Millennium Resort & Villas, 7401 North Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85258.
Why: To sharpen your skills — creatively, mentally, and business-wise. Come early, leave smarter.
How Much: DESERT SLEUTHS MEMBERS: $80.00 – May through July 11, 2012, $85.00 – July 11-August 11, 2012 NON-MEMBERS: – (includes Desert Sleuths Membership through 2012) $90.00 – May through July 11, 2012 $95.00 – July 11-August 11, 2012
OUR FEATURED SPEAKER:
Dana Kaye – Publicity Guru
Powerhouse publicist, Dana Kaye, owner of Kaye Publicity, received her B.A. in Fiction Writing from Columbia College Chicago. After college, she worked as a freelance writer and book critic. Her work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Time Out Chicago, Crimespree Magazine, Windy City Times, and on GapersBlock.com. This experience has been crucial to her publicity career: she has the contacts and necessary industry insight to form pertinent, widespread media campaigns. For more information about Dana, go to her website at http://kayepublicity.com/about/
Other speakers are mystery writer and psychologist to the stars, Dennis Palumbo; award-winning thriller author Sean Chercover; Denise Dietz, Senior Editor for Five Star Publishing, who will be taking a limited number of appointments. Plus an FBI profiler is being added to the speaker lineup. Future speaker announcements may soon be coming.
For more details go to http://desertsleuths.com/conference or Register Here. I’ve attended nearly all of the Desert Sleuth conferences and they are fun, educational, and small enough you feel totally at ease. Give them a whirl. You won’t be disappointed.