Are you working on a novel or planning too? The following was just announced by the Wisconsin Writers Association, a non-profit fellowship of amateur and professional writers.
Date of the Event: May 26-June 1, 2013
Location: Cedar Valley Center & Spa, West Bend, WI.
Cost: Approx. $230 per night (price varies based on WWA membership and time of registration)
According to an Internet post by the project’s director, David J. Rank, “N-I-P Bookcamp is an intense, five-day, six-night, full emersion workshop-retreat for writers in all genres working on a novel or creative nonfiction book. Led by professional writer, editors and writing instructors, this Bookcamp is open to both WWA members and nonmembers. WWA members can take advantage of a registration fee discount and first consideration for Bookcamp participation.”
Several publishing industry professionals will be leading the activities including Reed Farrel Coleman, “[WWA's] 2013 author-in-residence and guest instructor. Based in New York, Reed is an award-winning author of 14 novels published in seven languages, past executive vice president of the Mystery Writers of America, and an adjunct professor at Hofstra University.
Others professionals include “Dawn Frederick, lead agent and owner, and Jennie Goloboy, associate agent, at Red Sofa Literary Agency, St. Paul, Minn.; our Bookcamp instructional coordinator Philip Martin, an accomplished author, editor, publisher, and journalist from Milwaukee and best-selling author Karen McQuestion (www.karenmcquestion.com), who will discuss her journey to publication and take part in a panel discussion on publishing. Additional Bookcamp features will be announced later this year.”
For the best price, registration by January 31, 2013, is recommended. Registration fees increase on February 1. In addition, WWA members get a discounted price.
For further details or application instructions for the Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp and sponsored by the Wisconsin Writers Association, please contact Bookcamp Director David J. Rank by email at [email protected] or call 262-334-8790.
For more information on the WWA including how to become a member, visit www.wiwrite.org