Black Events : want 2 get published?

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  1. Alkebulan

    Alkebulan Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    the bookexpoamerica convention is the largest assembly of writers, publishers, bookstore owner's, etc. anywhere n the country. it's held annually, usu n june. last yr it wuz n chicago, but next june (2005) it will b back n nyc, & i'm planning 2 go. :coffee: it's june 2 - 5.

    is any1 else considering going?

    is any1 planning 2 attend a writers wkshop or self-publishing seminar of any kind over the next 12 months?

    here's a sample of what the morning session of the writers conference looks like:

    7:30 AM
    Registration

    8:30 AM
    Writing the Popular Novel..Room S504
    Speaker: Loren Estleman, Author
    An authority on both criminal history and the American West, Estleman has been called the most critically acclaimed author of his generation. He has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award, and England's Silver Dagger Award.

    9:30 AM
    What Every Author Should Know About Finding the Right Agent….Room S504
    Moderator: Katie Brogan, Editor, Writer’s Market and Guide to Literary Agents
    Panelists: Michael Larsen, Agent/Author, Larsen – Pomada Agency
    Donald Maass, Author/Agent, Donald Maass Literary Agency
    Alice Orr, Agent/Author, No More Rejections
    Elizabeth Pomada, Agent/Author, Larsen – Pomada Agency

    10:45 AM
    Breakout Workshops: The Best Way to…
    A. Craft Queries & Synopses……………..Room S504
    Moderator: Kristin Godsey, Editor, Writer’s Digest magazine
    Panelists: Pamela K. Brodowsky, Agent/Author, Secrets of Successful Query Letters
    Lisa Tucker, award-winning Simon & Schuster novelist
    Alice Orr, Agent/Author, No More Rejections

    B. Create a Nonfiction Book Proposal…………..Room S503
    Speaker: Jane Friedman, Acquisitions Editor, Writer’s Digest Books

    C. Write the Breakout Novel……………Room S505
    Speaker: Donald Maass, Author/Agent, Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook


    12:00 - Noon
    LUNCH (To include the presentation of the John T. Lupton New Voices in Literature awards)


    f u want 2 view the rest:

    http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/App/...id=325&campaignid=142&iUserCampaignID=6773265

    they also hv a day set aside 4 black publications


    i'm seriously interested n the answers, but i will admit, i also put this up jus 2 get manasiac's 'blk comics convention', which is still hanging around since april, off the home page.

    it wuz starting 2 draw flies. :eek:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    thankz for this value info................
     
  3. watzinaname

    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This is interesting, alkebulan, thank you for sharing this. I can't look that far ahead, but hey, who knows? And lol at your drawing flies comment...
     
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    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    thanks for the info...definitely interested and will let you know further if i can make it...
     
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    sounds interesting....thanks for the info....
    [email protected]..
    one love
    khasm
     
  6. MANASIAC

    MANASIAC Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Why we hatin on da comic convention. I was trying to make a nest for a black widow LOL
     
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    ohhhh. I want to go. I wish I had some one to go with. Oh well. I'll see when next year hit. Might be back in school by then.

    Poetic Sista
     
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    hope u make it and have that date ......
    these are events we should try to make sometime
    i too will try to make some of these nice events
     
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    deepy going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    alkebulan and poeticsoulsista..
    i live in nyc ..definitely will try to go...contact me by email and maybe we
    can all hookup and have a destee outing ...that goes for any in the city area..maybe we can put faces to our names...
     
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