Summer in Words

Writing Conference


Summer in Words 2012 at a Glance

You don’t want to miss the stellar line up of professionals and bestselling authors so register soon.  Expect craft workshops that you can immediately put to use and inspiration that will propel you to your next steps. If you’re staying at the Hallmark Inn & Resort, register by May 14th to receive the group rate at 1-888-448-4449.

This year’s theme:

Refinement, Resonance & Renewal

Keynote Speaker: Chelsea Cain

Friday   June 15                        Saturday   June16             Sunday June 17
Bring Down the Fire,

Emotional Resonance,


Book Publicity: The Lowdown for Writers,


Subtext: The River of Emotions Beneath Stories,


Invention Techniques for All Writers


Becoming Fierce in Your Writing Life


Page by Page: Creating a Writing Life and other Hard Truths, Lamb
Wax on, Wax Off, Making Writing Shine, Rakha Keynote: How to Murder for Money

Chelsea Cain

Q&A: Risk to Get It Published
Strategies for Short Shorts,


Defining and Refining Characters, Lamb Wrap Up

(We end at noon on Sunday)

Reception/Book Signing: The Productive Writer Archetype, Cohen Out Loud…

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The registration form for 2012 Summer in Words is now up.

Please look for all updates here and at my blog. Reminder: to receive the group rate at the Hallmark Inn & Resort in Cannon Beach, be sure to register before May 17.