NOW:53051:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
21°
H 21° L 10°
Partly Cloudy | 7MPH

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

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Germantown girls basketball team in regional final after 56-46 win 2/27

» Germantown school district discusses issues with student food waste 2/27

» Rixton to play at Menomonee Falls High School 2/27

» Construction to begin on expanded emergency department at CMH in Menomonee Falls 2/27

» Germantown parents speak out against large kindergarten class sizes, district acknowledges problem 2/24

» Menomonee Falls School Board takes steps to include two referendum questions on April 2016 ballot 2/24

» Best friends, Barry Manilow 'Fanilows' to reunite at Milwaukee concert 2/23

» Damage to vacant Menomonee Falls school property estimated well over $10,000 2/23

» Knodl supports, speaks in favor of Right-to-work legislation 2/23

» Germantown school board approves resignation of teacher arrested for vandalism 2/23

» Germantown boys basketball team clinches outright NSC title 2/20

» Vacant Menomonee Falls school property vandalized 2/20

» Falls School Board to discuss public involvement in development of facilities plans 2/20

» Germantown girls basketball team wins 2nd outright North Shore crown 2/20

» Germantown teen to play Carnegie Hall 2/19

» Germantown Park and Recreation Department hires new recreation supervisor 2/18

» Farrow, Schellinger advance in County Executive race 2/17

» Germantown kindergarten teacher to resign after reassignment, disorderly conduct arrest 2/17

» Germantown dog doesn't win at Westminster, but holds head high 2/17

» High School students from Menomonee Falls earn honorable mention in JA Business Challenge 2/17

» Village board opts to retain historic home as-is in downtown Menomonee Falls 2/17

» Man charged for fleeing an officer, bail jumping after Feb. 11 car chase that ended in Germantown 2/16

» Menomonee Falls Village Board to consider future of beloved historic property 2/16

» Germantown Village Board lowers speed limit on Donges Bay Road 2/16

» In 'Lassie moment,' Germantown dog leads officer to unconcious woman 2/14

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT