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Highlights of the Florida Writers Association annual conference

Highlights of the Florida Writers Association annual conference

Writing conversations flowed, attendees exchanged business cards and dreams, and tips on everything from point of view to editing to writing stories for Chicken Soup for the Soul swirled around the Florida Writers Association’s eleventh annual conference this weekend. More than six hundred writers of all levels and genres gathered at the Lake Mary Marriott to meet other writers, learn…

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Florida Writers Association Annual Conference

The Magic of the Pen Friday, October 19th – Sunday, October 21st Orlando Marriott in Lake Mary The Florida Writers Association’s annual conference, The Magic of the Pen, officially begins on Friday, October 19th and runs through Sunday, October 21st. On Friday, Patricia Charpentier, award winning author of Eating an Elephant: Write Your Life One Bite at a Time, presents…

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Writing contests…help or hindrance?

Writing contests…help or hindrance?

Becky McGregor is a Writing Your Life class member who has had great success writing and publishing her work. Last year, the Florida Writers Association accepted two of her stories for its 2011 anthology, Let’s Talk. Becky wrote a piece titled “Eight Wheels” in our spring 2012 class session, which will be published in this year’s FWA anthology. Last week,…

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