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Registration for the 2010 Middle Tennessee Christian Writers Mini-Conference, “Prepping for Publication,” is now open!
“Prepping for Publication”
Saturday, August 28, 2010
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Bellevue Baptist Church
Middle Tennessee Christian Writers has announced its 2010 mini-conference. The event will be held in the fellowship hall of Bellevue Baptist Church (7400 Highway 70 S, Nashville, TN 37221) on Saturday, August 28, 2010. The one-day event begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. The schedule (subject to change) and a printable registration form are included below.
Registration is $20 for MTCW members and $30 for non-members, payable before or on August 14, 2010; $35 for anyone from August 15 to August 25, 2010. Registration closes Wednesday, August 25, 2010. Registration fees are fully refundable until 8/25/10. Lunch, snacks, and beverages will be provided as part of the registration fee. (Please see the registration form for methods of payment; contact MTCWgroup (at) gmail (dot) com with questions.)
Registration is limited to 75 attendees, so register early!
Tentative Conference Schedule/Speakers
Welcome & Kick-off (Kaye Dacus, MTCW President)
Devotional (Shannon Brown, MTCW member)
Workshop 1: Ten Tips to Winning an Editor’s Heart . . . and Signature on a Contract (Ramona Richards, Author and Editor)
|10:15–10: 30 a.m.||
Workshop 2: The Author-Agent Relationship(Jonathan Clements, Agent/Founder of Wheelhouse Literary Group)
Devotional/Blessing (Jason Wert, MTCW member)
Writing Testimony (Jen Stephens, Author)
Workshop 3: Romancing the Publisher: How to Write a Professional Proposal. (Joan Shoup, Author
Workshop 4: Prepping for Promotion: What your future publisher will do to promote your books, what you should do to help, and how you can get started right now.(Rebeca Seitz, Author and President of
Workshop 5: The Dreaded Synopsis: A four-step process to writing a synopsis that makes sense. (Kaye Dacus, Author and Editor)
Tentative 2010 MTCW Miniconference Schedule (Printer-friendly PDF version of the tentative schedule)
2010 Mini-Conference Registration Form (Click the link and save the document to your computer, fill it out, and e-mail it to MTCWgroup (at) gmail (dot) com. Registration is not complete until payment is received in full.)