September 18, 2010

Lone Star Conference - Houston, TX

Hurry and register for Northwest Houston's Conference Oct. 16.!!

Why? Why? Why? Why?

1- We will spend half the day learning advanced techniques for creating great characters, writing the perfect scene, improving weak story architecture and other critical aspects of writing.

2- You will learn about a great method to plan out your book using the Snowflake Method created by Randy Ingermanson.

3- You'll learn techniques of internet marketing and why it's absolutely necessary for a writer. Make Google go GaGa over you!

4- Randy will show us how to build a massive email database and how to create a successful book launch.

5- You will have the chance to pitch your story to Amy Boggs(Maass Literary Agency), Naomi Hackenberg(Elaine English Literary Agency), and Christine Witthohn(Book Cents Literary Agency).
6- The first 35 registered are invited to a cocktail party at my house on Friday night to visit with agents and our speaker.

7- Christine Witthohn will share her secrets of getting and staying published in this volatile industry during lunch.
8- Randy Ingermanson will give an electronic coupon code for 70% off items for sale at his online store and email all attendees a power point with all of his slides in a PDF file. What a great resource!

9- Last, but not least, Katy Budget Books will be there to sell fabulous books from our authors in the 3 RWA chapters in Houston as well as several craft books. There will be a book signing.

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The Lone Star Conference

October 16th, 2010

We are pleased to announce the NW Houston RWA's Lone Star Conference held at the Houston Marriott North at Greenspoint. Rooms: $69.00/night

Conference Cost (includes breakfast and lunch): $120.00

Featured Speaker: Randy Ingermanson

He is the creator of the free monthly Advanced Fiction Writing E-zine and to date has over 22,000 readers. Randy is also an award winning author of six novels and one non-fiction book. If that isn't enough, he has developed The Snowflake Method of designing/plotting a novel. Randy Ingermanson presents to conferences nationwide and brings a wealth of information for writers.

Agents Taking Pitches:

Christine Witthohn- Book Cents Literary Agency
Naomi Hackenberg- Elaine English Literary Agency
Amy Boggs- Donald Maass Literary Agency

Luncheon Speaker: Christine Witthohn (How To Get and Stay Published In This Volatile Market)

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