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TWA Conference 2017

Tallahassee Writers Association is pleased to announce that the Tallahassee Writers Conference 2017, is scheduled for April 22. An early registration discount is available, so purchase your tickets in advance to take advantage of this opportunity.

Tallahassee Writers Conference 2017 - Schedule


Shari Stauch (Dinner) Get ready for "Lights, Camera, Author,  ACTION: Creative Uses of Video to Build Your Author Brand"

Jessica Burkhart (Lunch) Tells her experience of "Complete your NaNoWriMo Book in 31 Days."  TAKE THE REINS helped Jess ink a 20-book series deal , CANTERWOOD CREST, with Simon and Schuster which has over 1 million copies in print.


Sea Chapman Would you like to quit your day job and become a full-time writer? Then, you won't want to miss  "Authorship as Entrepreneurship:  Writing as a Career."

Jessica Burkhart - "Agent 101!"  How to get an agent -

Douglas Dandridge - Want Book Reviews?  Find out how "Promote, Promote, Promote!" 

Katya Sabaroff Taylor - Toyed with the idea of writing your life story? Make it a reality with "Autobiography in a Nutshell."

Andrea Wenger - Add personality to your writing with "Deep Characterizations Using Meyers-Briggs Personality Types," plus "Strategies for Simplifying your Writing."

Deborah Malone - Keep them guessing with "Mystery Writing 101," plus Get your name out there with "Nuts and Bolts of Marketing."

Donna Meredith - "How to Get your Book Found: From Back Cover Copy to BISAC Codes, What Every Self Publisher Needs to Know" and "Formatting Your Book"

Vic DiGenti - Teaches "Changes in Latitude: How to Embrace Change to Cure Common Writing Problems" and Keep them coming back for more, "The Suspense is Killing Me."

MJ Carlson - Saves you time! "Using Scrivener Effectively."

Ned Stuckey-French -  Take a trip into multi-media with "Moving Words: Films, Videos, and Digital Essays,"  plus  Your life is a story "An Essayist's Guide to Family Life."

Saundra Kelley - Share your voice in your work! "Enhancing Story Telling in Writing"


Alyssa Jennette 

Alyssa joined Stonesong Literary Agency in 2015 after interning with the Sarah Jane Freyman Literary Agency.  Alyssa, an editorial agent, enjoys  helping authors shape their stories. Her background is in art and illustration. 


Sea Chapman - Afternoon 

Sea is a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA) and the American Copy Editor Society (ACES).  Sea provides developmental editing, substantive editing, copying editing, and manuscript critiques.  She specializes in science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction, thrillers and mysteries.

Andrea Wenger - Morning

Andrea is an award-winning writer and editor in Raleigh, North Carolina.  She specializes in creative, technical, and freelance writing.  Andrea is the author of the women’s fiction novel Coronado Beach and a fiction editor with Torquere Press.  Her short fiction has appeared in the literary magazine The Rambler.


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 offering professional and novice writers education, connection, and encouragement. 

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