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SEE MONTANA IN THE FALL
ATTEND the 24th ANNUAL
FLATHEAD RIVER WRITERS' CONFERENCE
NEAR GLACIER PARK & THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS
September 27 & 28, 2014
This two day conference will be packed with energizing speakers. After a focus on publishing the past two years, this year’s focus is on writing, getting your manuscripts honed and ready for your readers.
What we've decided so far:
Our conference will be hosted by the Flathead Valley Community College in the Arts & Technology building.
The Hampton Inn is confirmed….
Checkin in: Friday Sept. 26.
Rooms are guaranteed by 4 pm, call for availability for earlier check-in
Checkout: Monday Sept 29. By noon
Rate: $99/night plus taxes
Room block cutoff date: Wednesday Sept. 10
Includes free breakfast (just like last year)
To receive a discount, tell the desk you are with "Authors of the Flathead"
FICTION & CRAFT
James W. Hall was born in Kentucky and graduated from Florida Presbyterian College with a B.A. in literature and a deep love of Florida. Mr. Hall earned his M.A. from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D. from the University of Utah, taught literature and creative writing at Florida International University for 36 years. He has published four books of poetry, a collection of short stories, a book of essays, and seventeen novels. Hall was a Fulbright professor in Spain and is the winner of both the Edgar Award and the Shamus. www.jameswhall.com
FICTION & CRAFT
Margie Lawson, author, lecturer & teacher. Ms. Lawson offers extensive experience on writing craft, presenting master classes, teaching on-line courses and intensives for writing fiction and nonfiction. A complete list of her lecture packets can be found on her website. Her EDITs system has been hailed as "pure brilliance" by bestselling authors and her analysis work helps push authors to the next level. www.margielawson.com
NONFICTION & OUTDOOR
Keith McCafferty is the Survival and Outdoor Skills Editor of Field & Stream. His other credits include Fly Fisherman Magazine, Mother Earth News, Gray’s Sporting Journal and the Chicago Tribune, on subjects ranging from mosquitoes to wolves to mercenaries to exorcism. Mr. McCafferty holds a B.S. in Zoology from Duke University and a M.A. in Journalism from the University of Michigan. He is currently based in Montana and working on assignment around the globe. Mr. McCafferty's numerous awards include the Robert Traver Award for angling literature. He has twice been a finalist for a National Magazine Award. www.keithmccafferty.com
Leslie Budewitz blends her passion for food, great mysteries, and her native Montana in The Food Lovers' Village Mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime. Death al Dente, first in the series, won the 2013 Agatha Award for Best First Novel. Also a lawyer, Leslie also won the 2011 Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction, for Books, Crooks & Counselors, her writers’ guide to criminal law and courtroom procedure. Leslie is active in the writing community with Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, Authors of the Flathead and Montana Women Writers. www.lesliebudewitz.com
Kathy Dunnehoff, bestselling author and educator, is the author of four romantic comedy novels: The Do-Over, Plan On It, Back to U, and Hollywood Beginnings. She is the recipient of a Zola Award from the Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association, an Amazon bestseller, a Top 10 Indie Bestseller at IndieReader, and a BookRooster reviewer’s pick. Her screenplays have placed in numerous competitions, and an L.A. production company is currently shopping the film rights for one of her novels. Kathy teaches writing and creativity courses at Flathead Valley Community College and regularly presents writing and marketing workshops. www.kathydunnehoff.com
Roxanne McHenry, e-book marketing expert and consultant, is the founder and instructor for ePub101.com. Since 2010, Roxanne's clients have had over 500,000 downloads on Amazon alone, including a #8 Paid Amazon Bestseller. Her author clients include bestselling author Kathy Dunnehoff, award-winning playwright Lavonne Mueller, and YA debut author Davonna Juroe. www.epub101.com
Adam Pitman, film maker and Whitefish native. He is the co-owner of Badfritter films, a collection of writers, directors, actors, cinematographers, musicians, artists with a focus on horror. Adam is known for Paper Dolls (2012), Cliff Lake (2010) and Roulette (2005). Paper Dolls is a psychological thriller set near Glacier National Park, Montana, and winner of multiple film festival awards. www.badfritterfilms.com
Bree Ogden, with D4EO Literary, has her MA in Journalism, experience as an editor, instructor, and columnist. She is currently seeking: YA and children's nonfiction, artistic picture books, middle grade (generally horror), young adult, new adult (no erotica, please), adult (specific genres, see website), graphic novels (preferably artist/illustrator OGNs), nonfiction (no memoir), humor, pop culture, art books, unapologetically bizarre books, macabre literature for children, hard science fiction, psychological horror and historical YA. www.d4eoliteraryagency.com/p/bree-ogden.html
Jim McCarthy, with Dystel & Goderich Literary Management, interned for DGLM while studying urban design at New York University. As an avid fiction reader, his interests encompass both literary and commercial works in the adult and young adult categories. He is particularly interested in literary women’s fiction, underrepresented voices, mysteries, romance, paranormal fiction, and anything unusual or unexpected. In addition to fiction he is also interested in narrative nonfiction, memoir, and paranormal nonfiction. Jim currently lives in Manhattan. www.dystel.com/staff-e-mail