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November 2 & 3, 2018 – Historical Fiction Fall Event – Robert Hicks, Author of New York Times Bestseller “Widow of the South: and “Orphan Mother” Comes to Houston! Registration Limited — Register Today! A “Learn from the Experts” event. Make your writing memorable! For Writers and Readers!
Sat12May20189:00 am - 4:30 pmSouthwest Presbyterian Church 6033 S Rice Ave Bellaire, TX 77401
Learn from the Experts Series - This Event is Full
Morning Session: by Kimberly Morris
What is Story?
Kimberly Morris is an author, speaker, & custom publishing director. she has authored more than 60 books for children and young adults, many of them under a pen name, for popular series including Disney Fairies, Animorphs, Freshman Dorm and Sweet Valley. She has also written short stories for the Muppets, Muppet Babies, and Fraggle Rock characters, and animated television scripts for ThunderCats, SilverHawks, TigerSharks and MiniMonsters. As a custom publishing director, she has produced small and large-scale collaborative writing projects for HISD (Houston Independent School District) and Child Advocates, Inc. (Houston CASA) involving as many as 300 adult and student participants.
Afternoon Session: by Marianne Dyson- (Back by Popular Demand)
How to Publish a Book
Description: What options do authors have now to publish their work? What's the difference between traditional, academic/educational, and self publishing? Do you need an agent? What are the terms of a typical contract, and how can you avoid being scammed? What are the upfront costs? What goes into a proposal? How long does it take to publish a book? What are authors expected to do in terms of marketing?
Date: May 12, 2018
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Registration begins at 9:00 am
Location: Southwest Presbyterian Church - 6033 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire, TX 77401
Costs: This Event is Full - another date is being considered for a repeat.
1/2 Day Session only - $60 Members - Non-Members $75
All Day Session Discount - Members $100 - Non-Members $130 - Includes box lunch from Jason's Deli with full day registration only