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Friday May 17, 2013 at 6:00 PM EDT
Saturday May 18, 2013 at 4:00 PM EDT

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Four Points Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown 
316 W. Tennessee St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

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Mention the conference, receive discount rate for overnight stays.

  • Contact hotel (850)422-0071 or use website to reserve a room

Event Contact

Jenny Crowley, TWA Secretary Talwritersassn@gmail.com 

2910 Kerry Forest Pkway D-4-357 , Talla., FL32309        (850)893-7919

Funding:  Program sponsored in part by City of Tallahassee,  Leon County & Council on Culture & Arts 

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Tallahassee Writers Conference strives to bring you quality presentions to hone your writing skills & motivate you. Visit the TWA website click here

Tallahassee Writers Association, Inc., est. 1983, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization & registered with State of Florida . Federal Tax ID #43-2084782

Come join us!  

Flash fiction,  nonfiction, fiction, plotting, back story, humor in fiction,  & a writing prompt workshop. Networking, optional agent interviews & critiques. Speakers:  Mark Ari;  Julie ComptonJennine Capů Crucet;  Vic DiGenti; Jamie Morris &  Diane Roberts

TWA Member/Student Conf. fee: $100

Non-Member Conf. fee: $135

Join TWA (Ind. Membership)+Conf. fee: $135

others membership options listed on registration page


5/17/13 Friday

6:00 pm TWA Book Festival

Free & Open to the Public  - Cash Bar, free hors d'oeuvres

7:30 pm Book Festival Opening Address: Diane Roberts, "Writing Florida: How the Land of Flowers Turned Into the Magic Kingdom and What Our Writers Said About It"

8:00-9:00 pm  Meet the Authors & Book Sale 

5/18/13 Saturday  

6:45-7:00am Early Check In Writers Conference Participants

7:00-8:00am Pre-Breakfast Session - Jamie Morris: Community Prompt-Writing Hour: Write, Create, Celebrate! 

8:00-8:30am  Breakfast Buffet & 8:30-8:45am WELCOME

8:45-10:30am Session I: Select ONE class per session

Mark Ari  - The Wink of Immediacy: Flash Fiction Workshop

Vic DiGenti - How to Write Killer Fiction!

10:45-12:30pm Session II: Select ONE class per session

Jamie Morris - The Plot Clock

Diane Roberts - Cultural Archaeology-How to Tell the Story of the Ground Beneath Your Feet

12:30-2:00pm Lunch - KeynoteVic DiGenti, "The Music Won't Wait" 

2:15-4:00pm Session III: Select ONE class per session

 Jennine Capů Crucet - Dying is Easy,Comedy is Hard: Using Humor in Fiction

Jamie Morris & Julie Compton - Backstory: A Fine Balance

 4:15pm Adjourn!

Optional Services - Consultation & Manuscript Critiques: - SOLD OUT

Agent Interview  Mary Sue Seymour Literary Agent/Founder, The Seymour Agency - Mary Sue will accept pitches of all genres for agents in her agency. See her website for specific genres.  website