Saturday Writers Presents: Writing Workshop 2012/ 9:00-3:30 on Saturday, October 27, 2012

A sampling of the schedule for October 27th……

9:00 Sign in to the workshop, browse the wonderful items up for auction and find the perfect seat.

9:30 Kristina Blank Makansi, co-founder, editor and publisher of Blank Slate Press, will briefly discuss the “dos and don’ts” of pitching to agents and editors.
 Contact to schedule your 10 minute private pitch session with Kristy in advance.

10:15 Former newspaper reporter and Professor, Steve Wiegenstein will lead a two-hour exercise in mainstream fiction with genre fiction as an option. Polish up and learn new skills by generating ideas, writing, critiquing, and sharing.

12:30 Lunch will be delivered by Manninos Deli of Cottleville. Order an 8 inch hoagie boxed lunch in advance and skip the hassle of running out for lunch or bringing your own lunch for the workshop!

1:00  Do you have a personal story to tell? Are you serious about writing? Learn the ABC’s of writing authentic, brave, creative nonfiction. Linda O’Connell will discuss every aspect from the basics to the ethics of sharing your life story. Linda will provide a list of publishing markets and small attendance prizes. She is also offering a door prize of one, free, ten page personal essay critique.

Register NOW to reserve your space!

Current Members before 10/15:    $25.00
Non-Members before 10/15:         $30.00
Everyone 10/15-10/27:                    $35.00
Delivered Boxed Lunch:                $6.00
WritingWorkshop12 Tee shirt:     $10.00
2013 SW Membership:                   $20.00

1.    Fill out a registration form here (or copy, paste & snail mail with your payment – payment options here)
2.    Click here to pay by credit card or paypal  (or snail mail with your registration form – visit the page for payment options)
Contact: Jennifer Hasheider at 314-603-6283 for more information or questions or email


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