Saturday March 1, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM PST
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Curacao Training Center 
1605 West Olympic Blvd
4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Rachelle Yousuf, Chapter President
Women's National Book Association - LA Chapter 

LA Writers' Conference 2014 

The LA Writers' Conference will be an opportunity for aspiring writers to learn about the writing industry from professionals. We will be discussing issues such as style, common mistakes to avoid, intersecting genres, editing, as well as other topics.

This all day conference is hosted by the Women's National Book Association, Los Angeles, a non-profit literary organization. For more information about the event and the chapter, please visit http://www.wnba-books.org/la/ or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Seating is limited so register soon!

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9:00 AM

Welcome and How to Get the Most Out of the Conference

9:30 AM

Motivational Keynote Speaker Kathryn Fitzmaurice

10:30 AM Coffee Break

10:45 AM

The Craft of Memoir Writing with Reyna Grande


Hook, Line, and Sinker: Author Mistakes with Lisa Cron, Barbara DeSantis, and Samantha Dunn. Moderated by Lindsay Lees

12:00 Lunch

12:45 PM

The Publication Process: Tradtional and Independently Published Approaches with Sheri Fink, Erink Kaplan, and Tiffany Windsor. Moderated by Reyna Grande.

2:00 PM

Journey to Publication with Natashia Deon, Nancy Spiller, and Elizabeth L. Silver. Moderated by Ruth Klein.

3:00 PM

Distinctions Between Genres with Gary Phillips. Moderated by Lindsay Lees. 

3:30 PM

Closing Keynote Speaker Anita Finlay

4:00 PM Closing/Networking