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Hampton Roads Writers 5th Annual Writers’ Conference

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Date

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - Saturday, September 21, 2013

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Location

THE WESTIN TOWN CENTER VIRGINIA BEACH
4535 Commerce St.
Virginia Beach, VA

Admission Fees

Early bird tuition (until July 26), $175 for HRW members, $215.00 for non-members

After July 26, $215 HRW members, $255 non-members
Includes two lunches

$125 Student rates (with proof of current FULLTIME enrollment)
$125 one-day (Sat or Sun only)
$60 Thursday evening only

Optional 2-hr social with appetizers, beer/wine/soft drinks/water (includes coupons for up to 2 free drinks), and silent auction - Prepaid $20 members, $25 non-members, at the door $35.

Optional 10-page manuscript evaluation by agent Dawn Dowdle; manuscripts must be in our hands by July 26th. $30 members, $35 non-members.

Description

One evening plus two full days of workshops, two best-selling keynoters, two first ten-lines critique sessions, 32 workshops/breakout sessions, ten-minute agent pitches, ten-page manuscript evaluations, and cash prize, no fee contests for short fiction, short non-fiction, and poetry.

Workshops cover fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, memoir, poetry, and the business of getting published. A book shop, book signings, and many networking opportunities will be available.

Kevin Maurer, award-winning reporter and New York Times bestselling co-author of No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden, and Lisa McMann, New York Times bestselling author of the WAKE Trilogy , the VISIONS series, the UNWANTEDS series, will deliver keynote addresses.

Contest deadline July 26.

Contact Information

[email protected]

757 639-6146

Website

http://www.hamptonroadswriters.org/2013conference.php

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