Registrations are being accepted for the Seventh Annual Writer’s Conference hosted by the Puerto Vallarta Writers Group to be held February 24-26 at the Biblioteca Los Mangos.
This year’s theme is Selected Short Subjects and presenters include:
- Jacqueline Mitchard, whose first book, The Deep End of the Ocean was named one of the most influential books of the past 25 years and was chosen as the first novel in Oprah’s Book Club. It was made into a feature film starring Michelle Pfeiffer. Jacquelyn will deliver the keynote address.
- James Strauss, writer of the Doctor House Series and other Hollywood productions has written numerous books, including The Boy, Book One.
- Eileen Obser, a long-time member of the PVWG teaches creative writing in the NYC area and will be giving several workshops.
Workshops will include
- Using Social Media
- Writing Dialog
- Short Stories/Flash Fiction
- Short Essays/ Journals
- Writing for Children
For the first time, we will have an agent in attendance. Marcy Posner of Folio Literary Management will be holding private sessions for those who have books to pitch.
More presenters will be announced shortly.
Cost for attendance is $110 U.S. or 1500 pesos until Feb 1. $125 or 1800 pesos after Feb. 1, 2012. Seating for speakers and workshops is limited so early registration will guarantee your participation.
Registrants will receive further e-mails to indicate workshop choices.
Payments can be given to Maria Ruiz or, for those who are not here locally, direct deposit or PayPal. Please note: Using PayPal will cost an addition $5 in fees.
Contact Maria for instructions for direct deposit. mariaruiz102 (at) gmail.com