A One-Day Writing Conference sponsored by Mt. Zion Ridge Press
May 16 at Celebration Church, Akron, Ohio
688 Dan St, Akron, OH 44310
Pitch sessions before and after the conference – editors/agents to be announced as they are confirmed.
Bookstore (bring your books to put on our table, or have your own table)
Morning and mid-afternoon snack
Booksigning Open to the Public
Program book with ads and class notes (contact us for advertising prices)
Announcement of the winners of the first Off The Beaten Path Writing Competition
Early Bird registration: $25 until January 31
Regular registration: $30 until March 31
$40 at the door
$10 cancellation fee
$5 discount for MZRP authors
$10 discount for Off the Beaten Path Writing Competition entrants
$15 discount for Off the Beaten Path Writing Competition finalists\
Workshops Lined Up So Far:
“The Business of Writing,” including a business plan for writers, taught by Rebecca Williams Waters
"Blogging to Build your Platform," taught by Sandra Merville Hart
“Switching Genres in a Rapidly Changing Marketplace,” taught by Mary Ellis
"Researching Your Novel" taught by Tamera Lynn Kraft
“Editing Tips and Quips,” taught by Michelle L. Levigne
More teachers and workshop topics will be added as they are confirmed!
Pitch Sessions so Far:
Mt Zion Ridge Press Editor Tamera Lynn Kraft (historical, suspense/mystery, young adult, non-fiction)
Mt Zion Ridge Press Editor Michelle L. Levigne (speculative, fantasy, romance, women's fiction)
Lunch Is On Your Own -- plenty of local fast food restaurants nearby -- a listing with addresses will be provided.
Minimum of 20 registrants by March 31st or the conference will be cancelled and money will be refunded.
There is a $10 cancellation fee for anyone who wants to cancel by March 31st. After that, any cancellation will not be refunded. Registrations can be transferred to another person. Just email us to let us know.