She will be meeting with attendees throughout the workshop. She will also be teaching a class on Writing a Query and one on Writing Synopsis.
Publisher: Dahlynn McKowen of Publishing Syndicate
Dahlynn and her husband Ken created and/or edited books for the Chicken Soup for the Soul and others before starting Publishing Syndicate an independent publisher and the Not Your Mother’s Book series.
Chuck edits the Guide To Literary Agents as well as the Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market. His "Guide to Literary Agents Blog" is one of the biggest blogs in publishing, and he also blogs for WriterUnboxed.com. Chuck taught at the Workshop a few years ago to rave reviews. Welcome back, Chuck!
Novel Writing: Bob Mayer, NY Times bestselling author
Bob has over 50 books published and has sold over five million, including the Area 51 series! His latest, The Jefferson Allegiance, was released in August. He has also taught, multiple times, at the Workshop and we're so excited to have him back!
C.D. first short story collection, God's Naked Will, was released this month but his stories and essays have appeared in dozens of nationally and internationally recognized literary journals as well as several anthologies, including Tartt's Fiction Anthology III: Incisive Fiction from Emerging Writers and Christmas is a Season, 2008:A Christmas Anthology.
Writing For Young Readers And Poetry: Peggy Mercer, author and a songwriter
Peggy’s book Peach: When the Well Run Dry won Georgia Author of the Year in 2011 for Children’s Mid-Readers. She is a music publisher and owns Peggy Mercer Music Publishing. Peggy's other books include Ten Cows to Texas, There Come A Soldier and a book of poems and songs, Grew Up Loving Elvis.
Debbie is a marketing expert but also an author, humorist and essayist. She will teach a series of classes covering Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and other social media.