Meet your 2013 Speakers
Kevin Brockmeier lives in Little Rock. In addition to his novels, he writes short fiction, receiving three O. Henry Awards, the PEN USA Award, and an NEA Grant. Recently he was named one of Granta magazine’s Best Young American Novelists.
Jim Donovan has been a literary agent for 20 years. He has sold hundreds of books, some have been NYT bestsellers. He accepts both fiction and non-fiction.
Pat Carr is the author of 12 books and numerous short stories. She teaches the craft of fiction writing I and is considered one of the best teachers in the country, often appearing at national conferences and universities.
Dan Case owns AWOC.com Publishing. His titles consist of a wide variety of genres, both in electronic format and hard copy books. Dan also runs Writing for Dollars, a successful newsletter for writers.
Dianna Graveman provides writing, editing, and design services through 2 Rivers Communications & Design. She is also a partner at Treehouse Publishing Group in St. Louis, which provides a wide array of author services.
Margo Dill is a teacher, and editor, and a successful author. She works for, WOW, the high profile online magazine. Margo also runs her own editing service.
Velda Brotherton will give a workshop on formatting your fiction books for Kindle. She has conducted four workshops on this subject in the past and has formatted numerous books of her own from her backlist as well as original novels. She has been writing since 1985 and has been published since 1994 with six nonfiction books, nine novels and numerous short stories, newspaper columns and features. In 2011 she began to format and upload backlist and original books to Kindle. This workshop will not include adding images. For best results, bring your tablet or laptop.