Novelist, journalist John DeDakis to speak at Cedar Valley Center

May 5, 2014

Wisconsin Writers Association
A Writer Resource Since 1948

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2014
Contact: Dave Rank 262-717-5154

Novelist, journalist John DeDakis to speak at Cedar Valley Center

WEST BEND, Wis. – Acclaimed thriller writer and TV journalist John DeDakis will share his writing secrets in an informative presentation, “Creating Order from Chaos: Stay Organized Writing Your Novel,” which will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 21 at the Cedar Valley Center & Spa northwest of West Bend.
In response to requests, DeDakis’ presentation and two events the following Thursday afternoon are now open for public participation. These informative presentations are part of the six-day Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp that begins Sunday May 18 and runs to Saturday, May 24, a unique workshop for writers of all genres to focus on their individual works-in-progress guided by an experienced staff of published novelists, editors, and literary agents.
To get a taste of what the Bookcamp offers, the public is invited to these specific events:
– John DeDakis PowerPoint presentation, “Creating Order from Chaos: Stay Organized Writing Your Novel,” 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 21. $35 reservation; $45 at the door.
– Guest Speaker Cherie Burbach, freelance author, columnist, poet, on building a writing career, 1 p.m., Thursday, May 22, and
– Panel Discussion and Q&A on “Today’s Blossoming Publishing Market: Traditional Agent/Publisher, Small Publisher, Self-Publishing, Opportunities on the Internet,” 2 p.m., Thursday, May 22. Featuring panelists John DeDakis, mystery novelist SJ Rozan, editor Philip Martin, novelist Lisa Lickel, and Cherie Burbach. $35 reservation to attend both Burbach presentation and panel discussion; $45 at the door. Noon Lunch, $10 reservation; $15 at the door.
– Package deal: Includes Wednesday Night DeDakis Presentation, Thursday Breakfast & Lunch, Thursday Burbach Presentation & Staff Panel Discussion/Q&A = $170. Cedar Valley Center & Spa is located at 5349 Highway D in northwest Washington County.
Co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Writers Association and the Chicago Writers Association, the Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp provides hands-on advice and one-on-one guidance for writers developing or polishing a book-length manuscript in any genre. The N-I-P Bookcamp receives additional support from Creative Co-Sponsor Diana Schramer, Write Way copyediting LLC.
For information, application details, reservations: Dave Rank, N-I-P Bookcamp Director, pres@wiwrite.org, 262-717-5154, www.novelbookcamp.com, www.facebook.com/NIPBookcamp

Community Watch

» 2016 Fourth of July events in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  6/28

» Menomonee Falls to hold forum on East Main Street redevelopment 6/28

» Thomas and big bats lead Germantown baseball team over Bay, 6-1 6/27

» We will miss you "Sky" Skibosh 6/27

» Police continue search for suspect in indecent exposure incident in Menomonee Falls 6/27

» Menomonee Falls baseball team fine-tuning things heading into tournaments 6/27

» Road trip to Whitewater helps Germantown baseball team 6/27

» Menomonee Falls youth soccer program joins Milwaukee Kickers 6/27

» U.S. appeals court overturns conviction in Falls bank robbery Updated:  6/24

» Marcus to add lounge, pizzeria at Menomonee Falls cinema 6/24

» Oak Creek baseball team plays small ball to beat Menomonee Falls 6/21

» Germantown School District could ask for up to $66.5 million in building updates Updated:  6/21

» Menomonee Falls man accused of inappropriately touching woman with dementia Updated:  6/21

» Germantown's Keefe has fun, plays strong at WBCA All-Star game 6/21

» Weber comes back to help Menomonee Falls baseball team 6/20

» Initial Reaction Podcast: MLB Draft's Wisconsin flavor and WIAA's postseason model Updated:  6/15

» Yellow bricks at Thomas Jefferson found to contain lead paint 6/15

» Hubertus man killed in head-on car crash 6/15

» Chemical spill at Gehl Foods plant leaves five with minor injuries 6/14

» Vitale named principal at Menomonee Falls High School 6/14

» Menomonee Falls' Ty Weber graduates, leaves for college, gets drafted 6/14

» Germantown's Keller gets the Big League call 6/14

» Menomonee Falls Public Library holds 'Food for Fines Week' 6/14

» Germantown track coach Siegert steps down after eight good years 6/13

» Without Weber, Menomonee Falls baseball team looking for consistency 6/13

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement