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Saturday, September 01, 2012

The EMACW Writers Conference Is Coming!

If you're looking for a great writing conference that will instill knowledge, inspire your writing, and rekindle your motivation, then the East Metro Atlanta Christian Writers Conference is for you.

Georgia Piedmont Technical College 
(formerly DeKalb Technical College)
            8100 Bob Williams Parkway
            Covington, GA

September 7-8, 2012 

7:30 AM - 5 PM

I'm honored to be included in a great line-up of writing instructors who will be presenting the following workshops below. If you would like to see the full two-day schedule, go to the  Conference Web Page.

  • Creating The Emotional Heartbeat Of A Story
  • The Character Waltz
  • Writing Gift Books and Devotionals
  • Getting Started Freelancing
  • Writing A Memoir
  • Self-Editing That Get's An Editor's Attention
  • Building An Online Platform With Impact
  • Starting A Blog
  • How Does Your Character Grow
  • The Art Of Researching For Yesterday and Today
  • Crafting The Perfect Press Release
  • Using The 5 Senses To Write Deeper
  • Writing Greeting Cards
  • Marketing Your Blog
  • Writing For Children
  • Writing For The Internet
The list of faculty is included below, but you can view photos & bios on the Conference Faculty Page.
  • Sally Hamer (Novelist & Writing Coach)
  • Jennifer Hudson Taylor (Author & Speaker)
  • Julie Cannon (Novelist)
  • Patricia Manns (Memoir Author)
  • Les Stobbe (Literary Agent)
  • Edie Melson (Freelancer & Editor)
  • Karen Moore (Gift & Devotional Book Author)
  • Alicia Stunkel (Blogger)
  • Leigh DeLozier (Author & Publicist)