3rd Pocono Authors Conference
This conference is free of charge however, you must reserve a place because space is restricted. Make use of the “get tickets” option above. Don’t reserve a place if you’re not certain regardless of whether you can attend because you might be blocking another person from attending if all of the spots are filled.
Additionally, our panel participants do individual critique sessions. Individuals cost $20 per session. Details below.
9:15: VERONICA PARK: “All Hook with no Plot”: How you can know if you’ve had a good story, or simply a good idea along with a so-so story
10:30: JON McGORAN: “Economy and Exposition”: Turn boring info dumps into long awaited solutions to compelling mysteries by integrating it to your narrative therefore it adds nuance, depth and tension for your story, rather of interrupting it.
1:00: MEGAN ERICKSON: “Start in the Right Place”: How you can grab readers from the first page with the proper scene and the way to pace after that.
2:15: KEITH DECANDIDO: “The Business of Writing”: The various components of the writing career that do not involve really writing.
3:30: MICHAEL A. VENTRELLA: Panel Discussion and Question and Answer session with all of panelists
Each one of the participants are holding smaller sized sessions (10 maximum) throughout the presentations where one can have your projects critiqued.
These sessions are $20 each. You are able to subscribe to as much as you would like however, you must pre-register because space is restricted.
Instructions regarding how to email your writing sample will be delivered to you before the Conference.
9:15: Megan Erickson
10:30: Keith DeCandido
1:00: Veronica Park
2:15: Jon McGoran
Keith R.A. DeCandido is mainly referred to as a best-selling, award-winning author, with a large number of media tie-in novels (most lately the Star Wars coffee-table book The Klingon Art of War, the Heroes Reborn novella Save the Cheerleader, Destroy the planet, the Sleepy Hollow novel Kids of the Revolution, the Stargate SG-1 novel Kali’s Wrath, and also the Tales of Asgard trilogy featuring Marvel’s Thor, Sif, and also the Players Three) and original fiction (the “Precinct” number of fantasy police procedurals) to his credit.
He’s also an editor in excess of 25 years’ standing, employed by Byron Preiss, Library Journal magazine, Simon Schuster, Dark Quest Books, the Society of yankee Baseball Research, and much more, in addition to private clients via his KRADitorial service. In ’09, he was handed an eternity Achievement Award through the Worldwide Association of Media Tie-in Authors, meaning he will never need to attain anything again. His happily retro site is DeCandido.internet .
Megan Erickson is really a multi-printed romance author with Avon, Berkley and Entangled. An old journalist, she switched to fiction when she made the decision she loved writing her very own endings better. She resides in south central Pennsylvania together with her own romance hero, their two kids and 2 cats. For additional, visit meganerickson.org
Jon McGoran may be the author of six novels such as the biotech thrillers Drift and Deadout, in addition to their forthcoming follow up, Dust Up (April 2016), all from Tor/Forge Books, along with the novella “After Effects,” from Amazon . com StoryFront. Writing as D. H. Dublin, he’s also author from the forensic thrillers Body Trace, Bloodstream Poison and Freezer Burn, from Penguin Books.
His short fiction and nonfiction are available in a number of anthologies, and the short story Bad Debt received a respectable mention in Best American Mystery Tales, 2014. He is part of the Worldwide Thriller Authors, the Mystery Authors of the usa, the Worldwide Association of Crime Authors, along with a founding person in the Philadelphia Liars Club, several printed authors focused on authors helping authors. His web site is world wide web.jonmcgoran.com/
Veronica Park is definitely an agent, author, journalist and marketing consultant using more than seven experience writing and editing for publication. She graduated having a BA in publications journalism by having an emphasis in linguistics and business marketing from Brigham Youthful College and continued to grow her ability as a copywriter like a broadcast journalist and independent film producer, before you run away together with her husband to operate on luxury cruise ships within the Caribbean like a port lecturer and luxury goods marketing specialist. In publishing, she’s finally found an arena that needs her entire range of professional skills, while allowing her to read each day. Her web site is world wide web.corvisieroagency.com/veronica-park.html
Michael A. Ventrella is really a Stroudsburg author and editor with three novels and three anthologies under his belt, with increased coming. At his web site (world wide web.MichaelAVentrella.com ), he interviews authors and editors and provides advice for that beginning author. This really is his third year organizing these conferences.