WriteNow! 2015

The Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter
are pleased to present details for the WriteNow! 2015 Writers Conference August 14 – 5:00-10:00 pm & August 15 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR  – TBA

AWARD-WINNING AUTHORS:

 Simon Wood-WN 2015SIMON WOOD  Hilary DavidsonHILARY DAVIDSON

ACQUIRING EDITOR FOR MIDNIGHT INK:

Terri Bischoff-SinC DS WN Speaker-#1TERRI BISCHOFF

PROFESSIONAL CONTENT EDITOR:

 Carol Test-Preferred Photo-DS  2015CAROL TEST

SCREENWRITING TRACK – TBA

SPEAKER BIOS:

SIMON WOOD is a California transplant from England. He’s a former racecar driver, a pilot, an endurance cyclist and an occasional PI. He shares his world with his American wife, Julie, and way too many pets and livestock. He’s the Anthony Award winning author of over a dozen books. His titles include Accidents Waiting to Happen, Paying the Piper, Terminated, the Aidy Westlake series. His latest thriller is THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY. He also writes horror under the pseudonym of Simon Janus. http://www.simonwood.net

HILARY DAVIDSON has won the Anthony Award, the Derringer Award, the Crimespree Award, and two Ellery Queen Reader’s Choice Awards. Her life of crime started in 2007, when she published her first short story in Thuglit. Toronto-born and NYC-based, Hilary uses her background as a travel journalist in her Lily Moore mystery series, setting stories in places such as Peru and Mexico. Her latest book is the hardboiled BLOOD ALWAYS TELLS, her first non-series novel. She is also the author of 18 nonfiction books. www.hilarydavidson.com

TERRI BISCHOFF joined Midnight Ink as Acquiring Editor in October 2009. She leads all editorial directions and creates the seasonal lists. She has dramatically increased the number of titles per season, publishing 36 titles per year, as well as expanded the type of crime fiction MI has published. www.midnightinkbooks.com 

Professional Content Editor, CAROL TEST, is an award-winning short story writer and former editor-in-chief of Sonora Review. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and taught fiction workshops at the college level for a decade. She currently empowers authors to get works-in-progress publication-ready. www.writingcycle.com

YOUTH PROGRAM – SinC Desert Sleuths is implementing a Youth Program designed to encourage and develop tomorrow’s top writers and devoted readers. Those participating in the Youth Program will attend the Saturday conference at a discounted price. Youth program attendees must be 14 to 20 years of age and provide verification of student status.

The event will be held at the iconic Hotel Valley Ho ~ 6850 E Main St, Scottsdale, AZ

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