Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, Iselin, NJ
Robyn Carr: Luncheon Speaker
Leanne Banks: Special Presentation (* For first 100 registrants)
Bob Mayer: Pre-Conference Workshop Speaker
We’ve got 48 workshops being offered:
Rochelle Alers – Will the Real Romance Novel Stand Up!
Jessica Andersen – World Building Isn’t Just for Paranormals
Leanne Banks – TBD
Heidi Betts – Fear of Failure/Success
Annette Blair – Story Mapping
Christine Bush – First Timer’s Meeting
Robyn Carr – Working with an Ensemble Cast of Characters
Tori Carrington – The Road Well-Traveled
Deborah Cooke – Holy Grail of Voice
Claudia Dain – Publishing as a Bloodsport
Lisa Dale – Positive Thinking
MaryJanice Davidson – The Day I Died…
Dee Davis – Structure/Function of Dialogue
Robyn DeHart/Emily McKay – Whoa, Whoa, Whoa…Feelings
HelenKay Dimon – Beginnings that Lure the Reader
Meredith Duran – The Backstory Made Me Do It: Creating Characters Who Produce the Plot for You
Elaine P. English – Hot Legal Issues in Publishing
Judi Fennell – To Contest or Not to Contest
Tina Gabrielle/Phyllis Nugent – Using Unbelievable Conflict to Write a Great Book
Katherine Garbera – Writing a Selling Desire
Michelle Grajkowski/Winnie Griggs – Honing Your Pitch
Candice Hern – The Power of POV: Using It to Bring Characters to Life
Hannah Howell – How to Draw the Reader into Your Story and Keep Her There
Madeline Hunter- TBD
Virginia Kantra – Evoking Emotions
April Kihlstrom – Book in a Week
Cindy Kirk – The Selling Synopsis
Corinna Lavitt – Online Communities
Lora Leigh – Erotic Writing in the Raw
LeeAnn Lessard – How to Do Your Own PR…or Not
Faygie Levy/Elissa Petruzzi – Tips on How to Approach the Media Outlets for Coverage
Julie Anne Long – Why Publishing is Making You Crazy and What You Can Do About It: the Tao of Publishing
Julianne MacLean – The Power of the Rewrite
Bob Mayer – E-Pub and Everything Else
Keri Mikulski – Wanna Write YA?
Peter Miller – The Metamorphosis from Best-Selling Novel to Hollywood
Molly O’Keefe – Getting Past the Hook
Pam Rosenthal – Erotic Writing: Improving It Technically
Sharon Sala – Ten Things I Wish I’d Known
Kathryn Smith – The Three-Act Structure: How to Plot Any Book
Annie Solomon – Plotting Romance Suspense
Anne Stuart – Publishing is a Snake
Sherry Thomas – Chemistry: How to Create the Sizzle that Will Keep Your Readers Glued to the Page
Lisa Verge Higgins – Get Your Foot in the Door: Writing a Killer Query Letter
Joss Ware – Creating Worlds that Don’t Exist
Sarah White/Lisa Ruff – Deeply Flawed Heroes: How to Take Them to Bed
Diane Whiteside – Action Love Scenes
The Grammar Divas – Fat-Free Writing, or How to Eliminate Wordiness in Ten Easy Steps.
Sign up for appointments with one of these agents or editors:
- Adrienne Rosado — PMA Literary & Film Management, Inc.
- Anne Hawkins — John Hawkins & Associates
- Liza Dawson — Liza Dawson Associates
- Elaine P. English — Elaine P. English Literary Agency
- Chelsea Gilmore — the Maria Carvainis Agency
- Miriam Goderich — Dystel and Goderich Literary Management
- Michelle Grajkowski — 3 Seas Literary Agency
- Susannah Taylor — the Richard Henshaw Group
- Suzie Townsend — FinePrint Literary Agency
- Jennifer Graham — Avalon
- Lia Brown — Avalon
- Amanda Bergeron — Avon/Harper Collins
- Alex Logan — Grand Central Publishing
- Patience Smith — Harlequin/Silhouette
- Shana Smith — Harlequin/Silhouette
- Shannon Criss — Kimani/Harlequin
- Evette Porter — Kimani, Kimani Tru/Harlequin
- Shawna Rice — Harlequin/Silhouette
- Susan Litman — Harlequin/Silhouette
- Jhanteigh Kupihea — NAL
We will be adding to this list, so check www.njromancewriters.org frequently to get the most up to date news on the conference.
Registration opens June 15th
NJRW Member: $185.00
Non-NJRW Member: $205.00
Warrior Writer Workshop: Teaching Writers How to Become Successful Authors in the New Age of Publishing, with Bob Mayer (Friday, Oct. 22, from 8 a.m. to Noon) – $30.00
Put Your Heart in a Book Conference
2010 Literacy Book Fair and Author Signing
New Jersey Romance Writers is happy to once again be hosting a Literacy Book Fair and Author Signing at the conclusion of our Put Your Heart in a Book Conference. Open to the public, the Book Fair will take place on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. A portion of all proceeds from the Book Fair will be donated to Literacy Volunteers of America, New Jersey.
In addition to conference speakers, published authors who attend the conference are eligible to participate. We typically have 50-70 authors signing during this event.
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