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Just a quick note to remind you that there’s still time to sign up for the Super Saturday conference in Estero, FL. Might be tricky getting airfare at this point, but for those of you who live locally or within driving distance, it’s totally worth it. Especially for writers who are seeking an opportunity to pitch to an agent or editor.

Here are details about the conference:

The Southwest Florida Writers Conference begins on February 24th. It features a meet/greet dinner on Friday and a Super Saturday filled with workshops, books signings, and the opportunity to pitch your project directly to acquiring editors/agents. The line-up is fantastic. Three bestselling authors, five acquiring editors, and two agents. The first pitch is included for free and additional pitches are $20.00. This is an amazing chance to pitch your book to Whitney Ross (TOR), Leah Hultenschmidt (Sourcebooks), Jhanteigh Kupihea (New American Library), Leslie Wainger (Harlequin), Wanda Ottewell (Harlequin), Nicole Resciniti (The Seymour Agency), and Mary Sue Seymour (The Seymour Agency).

These editors/agents are acquiring across all genres (romance, mystery, scif-fi/fantasy, YA, MG, picture books, nonfiction)

When: February 25th, 2012 (Optional dinner party Friday Feb. 24th; One Day Super Event on Saturday)
Check-in at 8:30; conference begins at 9:00.

Where: THE HYATT PLACE, Coconut Point Mall, Estero, FL.
23120 Villagio Way, Estero, FL 33928
239-495-1395

Cost: $85.00 (includes one pitch; $20.00 each additional pitch)

More Info: www.swfrw.org

Guest Speakers: Linnea Sinclair, Stacey Kade, and Keynote Jennifer St. Giles

Editor/Agent Panel and Open Q & A Session

Jennifer St. Giles is giving a great workshop/keynote, and Linnea Sinclair & Stacey Kade are renowned for their informative workshops and craft advice.


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