Arts and Heritage Writers’ Conference

Additional coverage of last weekend’s Arts and Heritage Writers’ Conference can be found on Clarksville Online and the Guide to Literary Agents blog.

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Summer Guest Speakers at Just Write at the Pier

JOIN us at Just Write at the Pier in Coupeville, WA

Local Grown Coffee 3-5pm – free drop in writer’s group. Here is our summer guest speaker schedule:

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Back to the Island

Returned home today from an amazing conference in Seattle, Pacific Northwest Writer’s Conference – www.pnwa.org

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PNWA Conference Update

Enjoyed Thursday’s Keynote Speaker author Andre Dubus III and caught up with agents and editors at a lovely cocktail party. Friday we met lots of promising authors during yesterday’s pitch sessions, and had delicious seafood at the Flying Fish. Today we’ll be hearing more pitches. Andrea’s workshop “Crafting Fiction that …

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Blogging live from the PNWA Conference in Seattle

Amberly and I are very excited to be taking pitches and presenting at the PNWA Conference starting Thursday. Highlights we’re looking forward to include Wonderful speakers such as Andre Dubus III (author of House of Sand and Fog) Meeting with editors including Michelle Richter from St. Martin’s Press (editor for …

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2010 PNWA Conference–Pitching Tips

I’m looking forward to participating in this year’s PNWA Conference in Seattle, WA, July 22-25. I’ll be taking pitches for both nonfiction and fiction projects, and wanted to take a moment to give you a heads up of what I’m looking for right now in case you’ll be at this …

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We are very saddened by the passing of agent, Rob Daniel

Obituary ROBERT W. DANIEL Robert W. DANIEL Robert William Daniel born June 3, 1933 died at the age of 77 on Sunday June 27th. He accomplished much during his time with us. Husband to Kathryn for 34 years, father to Kathy, Eric and Miriam, grand- father to Madeline and Claire. …

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End the Silence

Though my list is very representative of my eclectic taste, the one common element is that every book I work with must be necessary. It must be something that the public should know, and it sure doesn’t hurt if it touches the reader on a very deep emotional level.

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American Independent Writers Conference

The conference season kept on rolling with the 31st Annual American Independent Writers Conference in Washington DC last weekend. First, any conference that introduces itself with a little David Bowie is alright with me. And those lines from Changes were an appropriate kickoff to a day-long dialogue on the current state of the industry and our places in it.

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