Saturday, October 8, 2011

Speaker Erin Quinn - Practice What you Pitch

Practice What You Pitch

Are you nervous about your editor/agent appointment? Are you still trying to figure out what you're going to say? In this interactive workshop, Erin Quinn will lead participants—using their own story ideas for examples—and help them find the most exciting aspects of their story to turn into an intriguing and cohesive pitch. Come prepared to share your ideas and/or give feedback to others. Willing participants will be randomly selected to pitch. This workshop will not be recorded.

Paranormal: It’s not just vampires (panel)

Four multi-published authors will discuss the different faces of paranormal fiction and how they incorporate different elements in their novels. Panel will answer questions on trends, techniques, and publishing in general.

Erin Quinn (also known as Erin Grady) is an award winning author. Writing as Quinn, her titles include the Berkley Mists of Ireland series which just released book four, HAUNTING EMBRACE in October 2011. Writing as Erin Grady, she has three stand alone titles, also by Berkley, including WHISPERS and ECHOES. Her books have been called “riveting,” “brilliantly plotted” and “beautifully written” and have won, placed or showed in the WILLA Award for Historical fiction, the Orange Rose, Golden Quill, Best Books, Book Buyers Best, and Award of Excellence She lives in Arizona with her husband, two daughters and three dogs (all of whom have made debuts in her stories—the dogs, that is, not the husband and kids.)

Stop by to learn more about Erin’s books, contests and other fun stuff.
posted by Vijaya Schartz
Desert Dreams Blogger and Speaker
Award-winning Romantic Science fiction with a Kick

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