Area 3 Hosting Day Long “Book in a Day” Workshop

Note: Pennwriters are welcome to sign up for any and all workshops sponsored by the organization.

This just in from Area 3 Representative Annette Dashofy. 

Just wanted everyone to know that registration is open online for our Area 3 Day Long Book in a Day workshop with Debra Dixon,author of GMC: Goal, Motivation, and Conflict, The Building Blocks of Good Fiction.
 
Where? Crowne Plaza, Pittsburgh International Airport,
1160 Thorn Run Rd., Coraopolis, PA.
 
When? 9AM – 4PM on Saturday, September 25, 2010
 
Cost? $125.00 for Pennwriters members. $150.00 for nonmembers (lunch is included)
 
About the speaker: Debra’s a bestselling author currently at work on her eleventh book, and has served as Vice-President for Romance Writers of America, an organization of over 9,000 writers. In 2003 RWA honored Debra with the national Emma Merritt Service Award, recognizing her contributions to writers and the organization.
 
Her published work has been awarded the Georgia Romance Writers'”Maggie,” A Little Romance Magazine’sROMY, Colorado’s Award of Excellence, the Kiss of Death Award for best suspense of the year from RWA’s Mystery/Suspense Chapter, and she’s received a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Innovative Series Romance. Her published books have been recognized as finalists for the Virginia Holt Medallion, Romantic Times Best Loveswept, and the National Readers’ Choice Award for romance fiction.
 
In addition to speaking at numerous regional and national conferences Debra developed and continues to teach a novel writing courses for the University of Memphis as well as one-day writing workshops across the country. In late 1996, Gryphon Books For Writers published Debra’s first writing “how-to” book based on her popular GMC: Goal, Motivation, and Conflict workshop. That book is now in its sixth printing. In late 2002, Gryphon published Debra’s second non-fiction book When You’re the Only Cop in Town, a writer’s guide to small town law enforcement.
 
Debra lives in the South with her husband and son. When she’s not working in publishing or Corporate America, she moonlights as an award-winning quilter. The current home-remodeling-project-that-will-not-end began because Debra thought it would be nice to have a quilt studio for her art.
 
For more information contact me at annette@annettedashofy.comor call 724-255-7955.

Annette
Area 3 Rep

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