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Secrets to Getting Published Conference

October 20, 2018

A SouthWest Writers One-day Conference be-ing held Saturday, October 20, 2018 in the SouthWest Writers Offices- 3200 Carlisle Blvd NE, Suite 114 Albuquerque, NM 87110
Whether you write books, articles or short sto-ries there are hints and handy tips to achieving your dream of having someone accept your work for publication. Come and join Sarah and Rob as they bring the process into the light.
8:30 am – Registration begins
9:00 – 9:50 – Getting ready to submit and finding markets for fiction (Sarah Baker)
10:00 – 10:50 – Getting ready to submit and finding markets for non-fiction and everything else (Rob Spiegel)
11:00 – 11:50 – Submission materials and process for fiction (Sarah)
11:50 – 12:30 – LUNCH (box lunch included in con-ference cost)
12:30 – 1:20 – Submission material and process for non-fiction and everything else (Rob)
1:30 – 2:20 – Working with editors and agents, and promoting fiction (Sarah)
2:30 – 3:20 – Working with editors and agents, and promoting non-fiction and everything else (Rob)
3:30 – 4:30 – Issues around getting and being pub-lished; Q&A (Sarah and Rob)
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Early bird special through September 30th: $59 for SWW members, $79 for non-member
After September 30th: $79 for SWW members, $99 for non-members
Writing fiction as S. H. Baker, Sarah Storme, and Lydia Parks, Sarah Baker is the au-thor of more than 20 published novels, a dozen novellas, and several short stories. Sarah’s publishers range from Kensing-ton and Harlequin to small presses, one of which she worked for as an acquiring editor. Sarah teach-es for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the Uni-versity of New Mexico and for UNM’s Continuing Education program, and is currently the President of Southwest Writers. More than anything else, she enjoys sharing her experience with other writers
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Rob Spiegel has been writing for 40 years. He makes his liv-ing as a journalist, serving as senior editor for Design News, an international trade magazine. He has published fiction, nonfic-tion, poetry, and drama. He’s the author of six books with ma-jor publishers such as St. Mar-tin’s Press.
Rob has taught writing at UNM, CNM, Osher, and at writing conferences across the country. His blog-ging class at Osher is one of his most popular. For 10 years, he owned a magazine (Chile Pepper) and a book publishing company. He blogs on cy-bersecurity, robotics, spirituality, and theatre. His individual posts have reached as many as 150,000 readers.
You can register for this event on the SWW website or at any SWW meeting.
for fiction, non-fiction, and everything else!


October 20, 2018