A Bridge To Publication 2014

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The Bayou Writers Group, Inc.’s, annual conference, A Bridge to Publication, is set for Saturday, November 8, 2014.
Location:
University United Methodist Church (Safe Harbor Center), 3501 Patrick Street, Lake Charles, LA (MAP)
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Prices: Coming Soon

For 11 years Bayou Writers’ Group has hosted “A Bridge to Publication” to educate, encourage, and inspire both new and expert writers. We invite you to come spend the day with us and soak up excellent information, make new contacts, read great stories, and fellowship with others.

Pitch to a Literary Agent, Q & A with all speakers, Refreshments, Bookstore, Lunch, Door prizes, Writing Contest, Networking, and More!
Please check back frequently as changes and updates may occur frequently.

PRESENTATIONS BY:
1) Edie Melson
Edie will be discussing Social Media
2) Jessica Kirkland
Agent with The Blythe Daniel Agency
3) Pat Van Wie
Senior Editor at Bell Bridge Books
4) Duke & Kimberly Pennell
Pen-L Publishing

PITCH TO AN AGENT OR EDITOR!
1) Pat Van Wie
Senior Editor at Bell Bridge Books
2) Duke & Kimberly Pennell
Pen-L Publishing
3) Jessica Kirkland
Agent with The Blythe Daniel Agency – Will be taking a limited number of pitches.
(Pitches: Registration is required upon arrival. Space is limited. Don’t miss your chance to pitch!)

AUTHOR Q&A PANEL
1) Betsy St. Amant
2) Elizabeth Ludwig

3) Edie Melson

GATOR BITES
Enjoy selections of fiction and poetry written by our members. Their work will be featured in Gator Bites at the conference!

BEST FIRST PAGE CONTEST
Have you ever heard, “You’re a good writer,” or “Why don’t you write a book?” or “You really have a way with words.”?
If so, please be a part of our “Best First-Page Contest.”

SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Supported by grants from the City of Lake Charles, the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, the Tourism and Marketing Initiative Program as well as The Decentralized Art Funding as administered by the Arts & Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana. Thank you so much for your support!

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