Couldn't decide? Did your schedule work itself out? Did you just hear about the David R. Collins Writers' Conference? You're in luck! Walk-in registration is available and welcome. Stop by New Hall at St. Ambrose University at 518 W. Locust Street in Davenport, Iowa any time after the conference begins and join the fun.
The conference starts tomorrow, June 23rd and runs through Saturday, June 25th. Traditional publishers, e-publishers, writers, poets, playwrights, and bloggers will be available to share their knowledge about the writing industry. The public and conference attendees are also invited to join us for the author luncheon with award-winning romance novelist, Kim Ostrom, on Friday, June 24th and/or one of our FREE evening events on Thursday, June 23rd or Friday, June 24th.
An overview of conference offerings is set forth below; please visit the Midwest Writing Center's website for more detailed information and times.
June 23rd - 25th Workshops:
A Novel Journey by Sally John
Writing for Publication in the 21st Century by Robert Brown and Sharene Martin-Brown
Using Poetic Form Without being a Formalist by Stephen Frech
So You Want to be an Author, Now What? by Steve Semken
Sounds: Letting the Ear Write Poems by Stephen Frech
Writing Creative Nonfiction: Artful Memoirs, Histories, Essays and More by Barbara Lounsberry
Saturday, June 25th Workshops:
Curtain Up! by Julie Jensen McDonald
Writing for Young Adults: The Ultimate Challenge by Jon Ripslinger
Blogging for Bucks by Connie Wilson
The World of E by Robert Brown and Sharene Martin Brown
FREE Evening Events:
June 23rd: Publishing Panel
June 24th: Faculty Readings