Flathead River Writers Conference
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2016 FLATHEAD RIVER WRITERS CONFERENCE
October 1 and 2, Kalispell, Montana


Learn methods perfected by professionals in varied genres. Speakers will discuss how to complete professional products for submission and publication. Agent presentations and manuscript critique opportunities are a highlight. Attendees have ample opportunity to talk with agents and presenters. The inexpensive conference follows the Authors of the Flathead motto:

Writers Helping Writers

Conference $160 for two days-Limited to 100-Includes lunch, Saturday night social and:
• One day of presentations by agents and authors
• One day of workshop topics by eight presenters
• Opportunity for “First Impression” 1 page submissions
• One-on-one manuscript critiques with either of two agents for the first 24 2-day paid submitters. (A double-spaced 10 page manuscript sample plus a 2 page synopsis must be submitted in Word format electronically 4 weeks prior to the conference. Details on website.)
• Lodging in Kalispell at the Hampton Inn, daily rate is $99+tax for reservations by 9/10. www.Hamptoninn3.hilton.com/Kalispell. 406-755-7900

Past Presenters:
Larry Brooks, Author and story structure expert
Jane Friedman, Media and writing guru
James W. Hall, Creative writing and Fulbright Professor, poet, many awards
Will Weaver, Creative writing professor, Young-adult author
BJ Daniels, prolific romantic intrigue author
Les Standiford, Creative writing professor, NEA Fellowship in fiction, author
Becky Lomax, Travel/Outdoor writer
Jim Satterfield, Multi-genre, award-winning author
Kathy Dunnehoff, Best selling author, educator
Gwen Hernandez, Scrivener expert, author

About Us
Established
1990
Program Description
We are writers helping writers. This two day conference will be packed with energizing speakers and workshops. Features:Broad content including writing skills, workshops on legal issues, screenplay adaptations, MS submissions and YouTube skills.
Upcoming Event

Oct 1 - 2, 2016
Venue: Arts & Technology Building, Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Drive, Kalispell MT
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Programs/Year
1
Program Length
2 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
100
Program Focus
Fiction, Humor, Marketing, Mystery, Nature, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing
Faculty
Barbara Schiffman, Kent Davis, Monica Poole, Leslie Budewitz, David Blair, Adam Pitman,and literary agents Elizabeth Wales & Susanna Einstein
Costs
$160 for both days, $90 for single day.
U.S. Locations
Kalispell, Montana
Months
October
Contact
Katie Miller
Conference Coordinator
Authors of the Flathead
PO Box 7711
Kalispell, MT 59904-0711
United States
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