The Southwest Florida Writers Conference begins on February 24th. It features a meet/greet dinner on Friday and a Super Saturday filled with workshops, books signings, and the opportunity to pitch your project directly to acquiring editors/agents.
The line-up is fantastic. Three bestselling authors, five acquiring editors, and two agents. The first pitch is included for free and additional pitches are $20.00. This is an amazing chance to pitch your book to Whitney Ross (TOR), Leah Hultenschmidt (Sourcebooks), Jhanteigh Kupihea (New American Library), Leslie Wainger (Harlequin), Wanda Ottewell (Harlequin), Nicole Resciniti (The Seymour Agency), and Mary Sue Seymour (The Seymour Agency).
These editors/agents are acquiring across all genres (romance, mystery, scif-fi/fantasy, YA, MG, picture books, nonfiction)
When: February 25th, 2012 (Optional dinner party Friday Feb. 24th; One Day Super Event on Saturday)
Where: THE HYATT PLACE, Coconut Point Mall, Estero, FL.
23120 Villagio Way, Estero, FL 33928
Cost: $85.00 (includes one pitch; $20.00 each additional pitch)
More Info: www.swfrw.org
Guest Speakers: Linnea Sinclair, Stacy Kade, and Keynote Jennifer St. Giles
Editor/Agent Panel and Open Q & A Session