For Immediate Release to Sunday Arts Section
South Carolina Writers’ Workshop 2010 Writers’ Conference
October 21-23, 2010
Myrtle Beach, SC
Contact: Carrie McCullough
Registration Opens for 21st Annual
South Carolina Writers’ Workshop Conference
Registration opens for the 21st annual South Carolina Writers’ Workshop on Wednesday, June 15 at 12:01 AM at their web site: www.myscww.org. This year’s conference, “The Method, the Market, the Muse,” will be held October 21-23, 2011, at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The faculty will consist of more than 20 nationally-renowned agents, editors, and authors who will present workshops, panels, slush-pile sessions, and real-time queries. Faculty critiques by appointment will be conducted only on Friday, October 21, and are available to all registrants.
M.J. Rose, international best selling author of 11 books, will be the keynote speaker on Saturday night. Faculty-hosted dinner tables are a highlight of each evening. See a complete faculty list and their credits at www.myscww.org.
Carrie McCullough, conference co-chair of SCWW 2010 Writers’ Conference, was quoted in an article, “Make the Most of Any Writing Event,” (Writer’s Digest, Writing Basics, 2011) as one of ten top writers’ conference organizers. These are her suggestions to conference goers to “Get in the Right Mindset” before participating in a writers’ conference. “Writers make two big mistakes at conferences. The first is taking it all too seriously. Some folks are so overwhelmed with being at the conference [that] they forget to enjoy, learn and laugh. On the last day I see some [attendees] close to tears because they missed the trees for the forest. However, the other big mistake is being too laid back and too comfortable and forgetting the goal of getting published. While there are cocktail times and plenty of opportunities to mingle, publishing is a business.”
For details visit www.myscww.org, send emails to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Carrie McCullough at 706-564-7998.