WriteNow! 2014 will be held
6-9 p.m. Friday, August 15
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014
NEW LOCATION: Embassy Suites Phoenix – North
2577 West Greenway Road, Phoenix, Arizona, 85023
Catriona McPherson (catrionamcpherson.com)
Timothy Hallinan (timothyhallinan.com)
Mark Sullivan (marksullivanbooks.com)
Graham Brown (grahambrownthrillers.com)
NEW THIS YEAR!
One-on-one critique by a published author: Bring the first 15 pages and a synopsis of current work you’d like to have critiqued by a Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths member and published author to the Fri., Aug. 15 evening event. Meet the DS member author, and a written critique will be sent to you within two weeks following the conference. $20
When you register, you will have the opportunity to sign up for the critique as well. Limited to first 15 writers.
Also, a plated lunch will be served, and when you register, you can select from:
Chicken Caesar Salad
Gluten-free, Chef’s choice
Vegetarian, Chef’s choice
Want to stay at the hotel? Call the Embassy Suites Hotel Phoenix North Reservations Department at 1-800-EMBASSY and ask for the Desert Sleuths group or “SDS” discount rate of $79, which include free parking and free internet. Guests may also book a reservation by visiting the Desert Sleuths reservations page at http://bit.ly/UKLsGl Reservations should be made by July 16, 2014.
JOIN US TODAY!
MASTERING CRIME FICTION: A WHODUNNIT HOW-TO
Fri., Aug. 15, 2014
6-9 p.m. Meet and greet with author speakers, members, guests
Sat., Aug. 16, 2014
8-9 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
9-9:15 – Welcome, Anthology 2015 Promotion:
Laurie Fagen, 2014 President, Merle McCann, Programs
9:15-10:15 a.m. – Creating Characters WHO Breathe: Catriona MacPherson
10:30-11:30 a.m. – WHAT Really Works? Optimize Writing Time, Increase Productivity: Mark Sullivan
11:45-1 p.m. – Lunch, awards, raffles
1-2 p.m. – WHY? Your Plot, the Heart of the Story: Graham Brown
2:15-3 – WHERE Do I Go From Here? Getting to the Finish Line: Tim Hallinan
3:15- 4 – HOW To Make it Happen - a Q & A with Graham, Tim and Mark, moderated by Catriona
4 – Final raffles