Friday, October 20, 2017

MysteryWriters of America’s Florida Chapter Announces SleuthFest 2018 Writers Conference:SleuthFest

MysteryWriters of America’s Florida Chapter Announces SleuthFest 2018 Writers

2018 Writers Conference Will Take Place March 1-4, 2018 in Boca Raton Florida
BOCA RATON, Florida – Mystery Writers of America’s Florida Chapter is pleased
to announce dates for SleuthFest 2018 Writers Conference. SleuthFest will take
place March 1-4, 2018 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Boca Raton, Florida.

One of the country’spremier conferences for writers, SleuthFest is an intensive four day conference
featuring w
riting workshops, social events, andpitch sessionsSleuthFest includes four tracks of workshops, presentations, and panels on the craft of writing, business, traditional and self-publishing, marketing, and forensics. In addition, top literary agents and editors will be available to hear pitches
from aspiring writers, offer troubleshooting sessions, and manuscript critiques.  SleuthFest also features the annual Freddie Awards for Writing Excellence and the SleuthFest Author Auction, where attendees can bid on such once-in-a-lifetime experiences as one-on-one sessions, critiques and character naming opportunities featuring the conference’s guests of honor, agents and editors.

The 2018 SleuthFest Writers Conference features a host of luminaries, best-selling authors, and
industry insiders, including Keynote Speaker
Andrew Gross, New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Zone and The Dark Tide; Forensic Guest of Honor Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D., Professor of
Forensic Psychology and author of over 1000 articles and 60 books, including The Criminal Mind: A Writer’s Guide to Forensic Psychology; and esteemed guest authors James R. Benn, Hallie Ephron, Kristy Montee (PJ Parrish), and Hank Phillippi Ryan.

A preeminent event for writers in all genres, SleuthFest attracts writers from around the world.
Filled with networking opportunities, social events, and programming designed to appeal to a wide variety of writers, SleuthFest provides a warm, welcoming atmosphere where writers can learn from the pros—and learn the secrets of a successful career as a writer.  Moreover, SleuthFest affords writers a unique opportunity to connect with industry insiders, writers and publishing professionals.  Past conferences have featured as Keynote presenters and Guests of Honor, Sue Grafton, Robert B. Parker, Dennis Lehane, James W. Hall, Dr. Henry Lee, Dr. Michael Baden, Robert Crais, Brad Meltzer, Lisa Scottoline, and Linda Fairstein, Valerie Plame, and others.

To Register:
Space is limited. For more information please contact SleuthFest 2018 Co-Chairs
Victoria Landis
561-716-3481 or Michael Joy

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