3rd Annual Avondale Writer’s Conference

Avondale Writers ConferenceThe 3rd Annual Avondale Writer’s Conference is a literary event which will be held at the Avondale Civic Center in Avondale, Arizona on November 3rd 2012.

This one-day conference allows you to connect with agents, editors, and other writers. The theme is “Pen, Polish, Pitch, Publish, Promote”— steps that lead from an idea to a published book that is successfully marketed. In addition to sessions with authors, editors, and agents, there will also be an Agent Pitch Slam.

Proceeds benefit The Friends of the Avondale Libraries, a Not-for-Profit (501c3) organization. Sponsored by Friends of the Avondale Libraries and the City of Avondale.

Conference Registration Fee: $99

Registration Deadline: November 2, 2012

For more information, please visit the web site.

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