— ed Folks, if you live in the area and write fiction, this is the weekend you need to polish your craft. Two excellent speakers, tons of valuable writing advice. Don’t miss it!
Bob Mayer and Margie Lawson
Two of the hottest conference speakers making the RWA rounds in one intense weekend!
Writers’ Master Class Weekend http://www.murderinthegrove.com
When: June 5-6, 2009 at the Owyhee Plaza Hotel
Where: Boise, Idaho
New York Times bestselling author Bob Mayer has thirty-eight books published. He has over three million books in print and is in demand as a team-building, life-change, and leadership speaker and consultant for his Who Dares Wins: The Green Beret Way concepts.
After attending West Point and serving as an Infantry platoon leader, battalion scout platoon leader, and brigade reconnaissance platoon leader, Bob joined Special Forces and commanded a Green Beret A Team.
Bob draws on these experiences as well as his Masters Degree in Education to write his novels and his nonfiction books, including WHO DARES WINS: The Green Beret Way To Conquer Fear & Change and The Novel Writer’s Toolkit: A Guide To Writing Great Fiction And Getting It Published. Most recently Agnes and the Hit Man, in collaboration with Jennifer Crusie from St. Martin’s Press.
Margie Lawson, psychotherapist, writer, and international presenter, has applied her psychological expertise to dissect over a thousand novels and analyze how authors write page-turners. A former university professor, Margie taught psychology and communication courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Her resume includes clinical trainer, professor, sex therapist, Director of an Impotence Clinic, hypnotherapist, and keynote speaker. Margie focuses her analytical skills on writing craft, developing innovative editing systems and deep editing techniques. Her deep editing tools are used by all writers, from newbie to multi-award winners. She teaches writers how to edit for psychological power. How to immerse the reader in the fictional world. How to hook the reader viscerally.
In the last four years, Margie presented full day Master Classes in forty-two cities, including cities in Australia and New Zealand. Most of her full day Master Classes sold out.
CBCRWA members – 125.00/ both days
Non members – 135.00/both days
Or $75.00 for a single day.
Breakfast and Lunch for both days included in the price.
To register or for more information: www.murderinthegrove.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org