Prose and poetry writers will meet a literary agent, find an editor, and learn a thousand publishing tips at the Maryland Writers Association’s (MWA) 2012 Writers’ Conference on Oct. 20 at the University of Baltimore’s Thumel Business Center, 11 W. Mt. Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201.
From 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., writers can chose from more than 20 different workshops and panel discussions by published authors, editors, agents, and publishers. Topics include “Writing for Personal Growth & Publication,” “Sell Worthy Query Letters,” “What Editors Look for in Freelance Writers,” “From Book to Script to Movie,” “50 Shades of Marketing Your Poetry,” “Children’s Writing Past, Present, and Future,” and “Writing Romance that Sizzles.”
Keynote Speaker Marita Golden will speak on ‘The Changing Tides’and lead an interactive panel discussion ‘How to write a story your readers will never forget.’
Unique to this conference is the opportunity for writers to book 10-minute pitch sessions, verbal one-on-one private meetings to discuss manuscript with leading literary agents and editors.
Register athttp://www.marylandwritersconference.org/or call 443-293-7745 or email http://tinyurl.com/8p87h8gfor more information.