Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Sleuthfest - Don't miss it.

Sleuthfest on Saturday to take place on Saturday, February 16, 2013 in Sarasota, Florida:
A powerful one-day writing conference, Sleuthfest on Saturday (S.O.S.)
will feature best-selling authors, editors, and agents

SARASOTA, Florida – The Florida Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America is pleased to announce an upcoming writing conference, Sleuthfest on Saturday (S.O.S.).  

Sleuthfest on Saturday will take place on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Sarasota, Florida (1000 Boulevard of the Arts/Sarasota 34236) beginning at 8:00 AM.  For registration information, please visit:  www.sleuthfest.com

A powerful, intensive, one-day conference for writers, Sleuthfest on Saturday will feature hands-on workshops led by best-selling authors Elaine Viets and Kristy Montee (writing as P.J. Parrish.) In addition, Sleuthfest on Saturday will also include a special session about electronic publishing, led by Christine Kling, author of five books that have placed in Amazon’s Top 100 Paid Bestsellers in the Kindle Store.

Sleuthfest on Saturday attendees are also eligible to sign up to pitch Terri Bischoff, acquiring editor at Midnight Ink, or Nicole Resciniti, a literary agent with The Seymour Agency. A ten-minute pitch appointment with one or the other is only $20.

A not-to-missed event for both aspiring and published writers, Sleuthfest on Saturday is filled with intensive, hands-on workshops about the craft of writing. The cost of registration is $135 for Mystery Writers of America members and $145 for non-members.  Registration is limited. Visit www.sleuthfest.com for additional details.

In conjunction with Sleuthfest on Saturday, the Hyatt Regency Sarasota is offering a limited number of guest rooms at a reduced price on a first-come/first-serve basis. Hotel information is available on the Sleuthfest website, www.sleuthfest.com

For additional information about Sleuthfest on Saturday, please contact Joanna Campbell Slan:  772-675-3132 (office); 314-614-4905 (cell); jcslan@joannaslan.com

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