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Orlando FWA Meeting – Oct 2nd @ 6:30 PM
Perfecting Your Pitch
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 6:30 pm Saritza Hernandez, a literary agent for the Corvisiero Literary Agency will show you how to perfect your pitch to literary agents just in time for the Orlando FWA State Conference. You will learn what to expect from a pitch appointment, how to prepare your pitch, and, how to deliver your pitch. Saritza says, “It’s not rocket science but it’s almost as nerve-wracking.”The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information:Rik@PublishingSuccessOnline.com.
New Smyrna Beach Book Festival - Oct. 4, 5, 6
With over 50 authors, book readings, Q&A sessions, book signings, writers' workshops, festival book shop, and nightly author socials, the New Smyrna Beach Book Festival provides activities from everyone from the avid to the recreational reader.
Festival activities admission is free.
For more information: http://nsbfla.com/post.cfm/post/5956/book-festival
FWA State Conference - Oct. 18-20 at the Lake Mary Marriott
For more information: http://floridawriters.net/2013_FWA_Conferences.html
FWF Special Workshop - Oct, 17 with Mary Burton
Mega-bestselling author Mary Burton reveals her real-world secrets to publishing success. Mary has been dubbed the “Queen of Modern-Day Romantic Suspense,” but her winning approach applies to writing in all genres.
For more information: http://www.floridawritersfoundation.org/
November – Doris Bloodsworth - Media 101 for Authors
December – Rik Feeney – Book Marketing for Authors on a Budget
January – Phil Deaver – Short Story Writing
February – Pete Collins - All pain, no gain? My Book as a Movie.
March - Chris Angermann - The Heroes Journey through Editing
Directions to Orlando FWA Meeting
The University Club of Winter Park
841 N. Park Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789
From I-4 East or West, take the Lee Road exit and head East toward the Atlantic Ocean. Lee Road will dead end at 17-92 (Orlando Ave.) where you will make a right turn, then get immediately into the left turn lane to make a left on Webster (as you turn a Borders book store will be on your right). Follow Webster through a light at Denning, then another light at the railroad tracks, then you will come to a stop sign, actually stop, then before the next stop sign (which is Park Ave) you will turn left into the University Club. Go up the ramp to the side door, then keep going to your left inside to the library where we hold the meeting.