Unicorn Writers' Conference

Portland, Connecticut, United States


Details
Apr 9 - Aug 19, 2012

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:August 19, 2012
TUITION / COST:N/A
SCHOLARSHIP:None Available

PHONE: Contact: 203-938-7405 Location: 860-342-
EMAIL: jan.kardys@gmail.com
WEBSITE: http://www.unicornwritersconference.com

A unique writers' conference that covers the total story from craft to career. Network with agents and editors and get rare, insider publishing tips from industry shot-callers themselves as executives from every department teach how to write, publish, protect, market and sell your book!

Hone your craft, hook an agent and get your foot in a publisher's door at this year's Unicorn Writers' Conference! Meet industry shot-callers, get one-on-one feedback and learn little-known insider secrets to acing every department of a publishing company! As valuable for published authors as it is for beginners! This conference covers the total story from craft to career.

Connect with industry insiders and get personalized MS feedback with dozens of opportunities for one-on-one face time with editors, agents and and execs, including:

One-on-one manuscript reading and feed-back sessions with agents and editors

Networking breakfast and lunch

After-conference networking party!

Perfect your craft with a choice of 7 workshops to attend from over 30 different sessions offered in:

Fiction

Nonfiction

Memoir

Mystery

Poetry

Screenwriting

Children's Literature

Romance

Horror/Sci-Fi

Get the insider's edge with a vast selection of rare, how-to tutorials from every department within a publishing company, including:

Marketing/Publicity

Art/Production

contracts

Special sales

Media training

Pitching Your Work

How to appeal to agents and editors

Literary agent and editor discussion panels


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Kathleen Anderson (literary agent)

Anthony Arits (film professor)

Steven Arvanites (screenwriter)

Steven Axelrod (literary agent)

Malaga Baldi (literary agent)

Alan Beechey (author)

Meredith Bernstein (literary agent)

Reid Boates (literary agent)

Alan Brown (film producer)

Jack Camarda (communications professor)

Ann Cefola (poet)

Paoloa Corso (author)

Thomas Dobrolowski (Subsidiary Rights Director, Knopf)

Fran Friel (author)

Marcela Landres (editorial consultant)

Kelly Leonard (social media expert)

Gina Panetieri (literary agent)

Penny Sansevieri (marketing expert)

Gina Shaw (fmr. Editor, Scholastic)

Lee Stringer (memoirist)

Paige Wheeler (literary agent)


Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting, Children's literature


Location

1931 Portland-Cobalt Road
Portland
Connecticut, United States
6480



Unicorn Writers' Conference