$55 – $65

"Work Your Writing" Mini-Conference

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Quality Inn Conference Center

6802 Commonwealth Avenue

Jacksonville, FL 32254

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First Coast Romance Writers (FCRW), a regional chapter of Romance Writers of America (RWA), is hosting an all-day “Work Your Writing” mini-conference with New York Times best-selling writer Bob Mayer. Participants will enjoy a series of workshops on writing the novel, beginning with the original idea and core conflict, developing plot and character, working with point of view, and pulling everything together selling your book and the business of writing.

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Entry fee is $55 per person for FCRW members and $65 for non-members and includes a full day of workshops with Bob Mayer, a catered lunch, and a free e-book of the Writers Conference Guide: Making the Most of Your Time and Money. Be sure to bring cash for the raffle prizes, critique raffles, and more!

Additionally, out of towners staying at the Quality Inn Conference Center will recieve a $20 discount per night. Call (904) 781-6000 and book your reservation under our "Romance Writers Event" to receive a discounted room rate.

Schedule

9:00-9:50: The Original Idea - The Heart of Your Story and Key to Selling Your Book

10:00-10:50: Plot and Outline - The Events of Your Story
11:00-11:50: Point Of View - The Voice of Your Story
12:00-1:00: Lunch

1:00-1:50: Characters - The People of Your Story
2:00-2:50: Selling And Marketing Your Book
3:00-3:50: The Current State and Future of the Publishing Business for the Writer

Guest Speaker: Bob Mayer

Bob Mayer is the grandfather of two future leaders of the Resistance Against the Machines, a NY Times Bestselling author, graduate of West Point, former Special Operations and the feeder of two Yellow Labs, most famously Cool Gus. He’s had over 70 books published and sold over 5 million, including the #1 series Area 51, The Green Berets, Atlantis and the Green Beret. Born in the Bronx, having traveled the world (usually not tourist spots), he now lives peacefully with his wife (who also collaborates with him), and labs.

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