Events

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Jun
23
Fri
2017
Critique and Pitches June 2017! @ La Quinta Inn & Suites Tacoma
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm

Milford-Style critiques, agent pitches and query information, panels on writing, editing, self-publishing, and more! Join us for our three-day event this June with editors and/or publishers Neil Clarke, Patrick Swenson, and Jaym Gates, agent Michael Carr, and authors Carol Berg, Eva ElasigueSpencer Ellsworth, Liz Coleman, and Ken Scholes! Many of our guest speakers and group leaders edit, write, publish, and do other industry related work, making them highly valuable when it comes to the ins and outs of the publishing world!

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We are pleased to announce that for this event, the Reed Marginalized Voices Scholarship will also include two nights of hotel and a $75 food stipend! Please see rules and apply! A standard scholarship based on financial need is available as well.

Submissions: This is a Milford-Style critique. You will be critiqued by your fellow group members and leader, and you’ll be critiquing their submissions as well. Word count of 4k max, submissions need to be in standard manuscript format, and if you submit a chapter that isn’t the first, please include a brief synopsis. Novel chapters or short stories welcome. Submissions due by May 25, 2017. Registration will be in touch with how to submit closer to the due date.

Location: La Quinta Inn & Suites1425 E. 27th Street Tacoma, WA  98421 –  (253) 383-0146 (Ext. 6 for reservations) La Quinta Tacoma.

Hotel Information

Still have questions? See our July 2015 Workshop FAQs page

WORKSHOP LEADERS

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Carol Berg, Author
Jaym Gates, Author, Editor, Publicist
Neil Clarke, Editor, Publisher

WORKSHOP SPEAKERS

Michael Carr, Agent
Patrick Swenson, Editor, Author, Publisher
Spencer Ellsworth, Author
Ken Scholes, Author
Liz Coleman, Author
Eva L. Elasigue, Author