2018 A Bridge to Publication Conference

Save The Date!

October 13, 2018

Find the Place!

Central School Arts & Humanities Center

809 Kirby Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601 

See Who's Speaking!

Michael Bracken: Decision-Tree Story Creation

L Diane Wolfe: Market Your Books Like a Professional

Gina Ardito: Ten-Hut! Fall in for Basic Boot Camp!

Jerica Guillory:  The Key to Publication, Inspiration, & Motivation

John M Floyd: Writing & Selling Short Stories

Conference Schedule

7:30-8:00 Doors Open for


8:00-8:15 Welcome

8:15-9:15 Marketing Your Books Like a


9:15-9:30 Break

9:30-10:30 Writing and Selling Short


10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:45 Ten Hut! Basic Boot Camp,

Part I

11:45-12:45 Lunch/Bookstore

12:45-1:45 Ten Hut! Basic Boot Camp,

Part II

1:45-2:00 Break

2:00-3:00 Decision-Tree Story Creation

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:15 The Key to

Publication, Inspiration and Motivation

4:15-4:30 Closing Remarks

Details HERE for "On the Wall" Contest  

Conference Registration Details

Tickets Nonrefundable but Transferable



*Students--$25 with valid ID*

At the Door--$60

*SPECIAL* E-Prime Ticket $100

1 conference ticket

Special door prize entry at conference

Name/Company Listed in registration package and on social media.

*STUDENTS - Please BRING a copy of your ID!


Ready to Publish? Sign up at the door to speak with L. Diane Wolfe, owner of Dancing Lemur Press, LLC.

*Online Registration CLOSED

*Mailing Option CLOSED 

See you at the door!

Raffle Prize

Dainty in Pink


As she has in years past, local artist and BWG Member, Marcia Dutton has donated this beautiful 16" x 20" Geclee painting as a raffle gift to one lucky winner at the conference!

Raffle tickets will be on sale throughout the conference.

Conference Registration Form

Download the form and   


*Students Please BRING a Copy of Your School ID!*

Final-2018 Conference Brochure (pdf)


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