Wednesday, October 1, 2008

New Writer's Workshop for 2009

Writer's-By-The-Sea presents: The Top Ten Mistakes Writers Make (And How to Fix Them) Saturday and Sunday, January 17th and 18th, 2009 at the Adobe Resort in Yachats, Oregon. You'll find lively, humorous sessions on: The Slooow Start, Shaky Structure, Perfect Then Push On, Research-o-Rama, Who Are These People? Dialog Gaffes, Lost in Transitions, Weak-kneed Scenes and Marketing Fuzzout. Participants are invited to bring works-in-progress. Hands-on exercises will help participants apply the "fixes" to their manuscripts.

John Reed, workshop leader, is a well- known Northwest writer, teacher and Conference presenter. Reed is a staff instructor at the Santa Barbara Writer's Conference and has taught at the Maui Writer's Retreat, the Willamette Writer's Conference, and the Pacific Northwest Writer's Conference, among others. He is the creator of the Writer's-By-The-Sea workshop series and offers an editing and critique service for writers at

Workshop registration fee is $200.00. A complimentary continental breakfast will be provided.

An individual manuscript critique (up to 50 pages) is available for an additional $50.00. Manuscript deadline is December 31, 2008. Workshop registration closes January 10, 2009.

You may download the registration form at

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