High Country Writers, Boone, NC

Programs (2nd Thursday of the month)

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Thank you for your interest in High Country Writer programs!

The information below is for any author, editor, or professional interested in presenting a program with High Country Writers.  We are particularly interested in topics about craft, how-to, the business of writing, marketing or an area of special interest or expertise.  Programs are between sixty and ninety minutes.  Afterward, we offer you a chance to sell your books and then take you to lunch.

Suggested list of topics:
Craft:  Character Development
             Children/YA Writing
             Dialogue
             First Chapter
             Non-fiction writing
             Plot/Pacing
             Revision
             Series Development
             Setting
             Show, Don't Tell
             Voice
 
Mechanics:  Business of Writing
                       Format
                       Punctuation/Grammar
                      
Submissions:  Editors/Agent
                       Writing Habits
 
Promotion:  Interview TV/Radio/Print
                       Marketing
                       Book signings  
 
We will consider other program topics.  Please engage participants in an interactive, participatory session;  avoid a lecture style presentation.

Send e-mail to: Noyes Capehart Long, VP/Program Chair capehart@charter.net

High Country Writer Presentations are scheduled for the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Watauga Library, Boone, NC

PAST SPEAKERS

Hugh Howey

Sharyn McCrumb

Orson Scott Card

Albert Bell

Sandra Balzo

Jeremiah Healy

Joseph Bathanti

Ron Rash

Jack Pyle & Taylor Reese

Robert Morgan

Silas House

Monty Joynes

Joan Medlicott

Christy Tillery French

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