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Sun, December 10th, 2017

Chicago: Revolutionize Your Writing with These Editing Hacks

December 10, 2017
1:30 pm
Northbrook Public Library
Northbrook, IL
Editing Workshop: Editing is supposed to improve your writing, but how do you know if you're doing it right? Join Jess Lourey to learn the three must-haves of big-picture editing, how to apply the ARISE method to craft a story your reader won't be able to put down, and to get your hands on the ultimate line-editing checklist. Bring 5 pages of your manuscript for practice.

Sat, February 10th, 2018

Sisters in Crime Atlanta Workshop

February 10, 2018
9 am-4 pm
Smyrna Public Library
Smyrna, Georgia
Writing a Book: From Idea to ISBN (Full-day Immersive)
Workshop registration is available here: (link to come)

Sat, March 17th, 2018

Murder and Mayhem in Chicago

March 17, 2018
Roosevelt University Auditorium Building
MMC is a one-day event featuring some of Chicago’s top mystery/crime writers and a few of their friends, too. This event is perfect for crime readers and librarians hoping to find new books to read and aspiring crime writers hoping to learn about the mystery community and writing and publishing careers.

Fri, April 13th, 2018

Stockholm Writer's Festival

April 13-15, 2018
Stockholm Writers Festival
Stockholm, Sweden
Writing Workshops TBA

Fri, August 31st, 2018

Red Sneaker Writers Conference

August 31-September 3, 2018
Red Sneakers Writers Conference
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Write a Novel in 7 Steps
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