Christian Writers conferring at LBC
Learn about "Getting a Book Contract in 30 Days or Less."
Hear about "Adventures in Research: How I Learned Cons at the Carnival, Combed the Swamps for Poison, and Came Home With a Bucket of Sapphires."
And consider "He ... Giggled? Maintaining Deep POV for Male or Female Characters."
Writers who want to hone their skills, figure out the Christian publishing market, and personally consult with editors and authors of award-winning fiction and nonfiction can do so in these workshops and others offered at Lancaster Christian Writers Super Saturday conference.
It is set for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Lancaster Bible College, 901 Eden Road.
Additional workshops offer tips on freelancing, outlining, mystery writing and editing one's own material.
Fiction workshops will be taught by Christy Award winners Ronie Kendig ("Dead Reckoning") and Mindy Starns Clark ("The Amish Midwife").
Nonfiction faculty are authors John Riddle ("Eve's Herbs"), Nancy Sebastian Meyer ("Spiritually Single Moms") and David Fessenden, an editor and publishing consultant.
Authors Marlene Bagnull ("Write His Answer,") Tracy Higley ("So Shines the Night") and Lancaster County's own Jeanette Windle ("Congo Dawn") are among those offering personal consultations.
A conference bookstore will offer a writer resources and faculty titles.
Early registration of $40 is due by Wednesday and includes lunch and LCW membership. Later registration and Saturday walk-ins are $50.
More information, including the Super Saturday conference flyer with registration form, can be found at lancasterchristianwriters- today.blogspot.com/.
LCW welcomes writers of all churches, denominations and literary levels and genres.
The regular monthly meetings offer manuscript critique, networking with other writers, and occasional workshops and guest authors.n