Wednesday, April 4, 2018

CONFERENCE & CONTESTS - Ozark Creative Writers

The current Conference and Contest information has been posted to the WEBSITE. There is an excellent line-up of speakers for our 52nd Annual conference... myself included.

Okay, while I'm not touting myself as an 'excellent' speaker I am on the roster and hope to bring you valuable information about choosing the social media avenues that are best for you.

Aside from myself we have

Tess Gerritsen - (NYT best selling author) Keynote both Friday and Saturday
Linda Apple - Your Stories Matter
Johnny Boggs -
Ally Robertson - Wild Rose Press Editor - Crimson Rose (also taking pitches)
Doug Grad - Doug Grad Literary Agency  (also taking pitches)
Tamara Hart Heiner - Author - speaking on Social Media/ Newsletters
Max McCoy - speaking on the non-traditional western
Jan Morrill - Poetry
Tiffany Schofield - Two Sessions!
Ruth Weeks - Paranormal

There will also be entertainment on Friday night provided by Tessa Kate -2014 American Idol Contestant

There are 23 contest categories this year, plus the On the Spot contest. The contests are open to everyone paying the conference fee. Write your best pieces and submit by the deadline.

Aside from informative workshops, Contests (with prize money!) and great entertainment in this beautiful Ozarks community, you'll find great accommodations at Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. But book your room now as they fill up fast!

I've been attending this conference for twenty-plus years and have ALWAYS come away with valuable information, amazing network opportunities and a new lease on my writing.  I hope you'll join us

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