Keynote speaker Kathleen Flinnekin, Washington Poet Laureate

Keynote speaker Kathleen Flinnekin, Washington Poet Laureate


Rivers of Ink Writers' Conference 

Write Here. Write Now. 

Oct 11 & 12th, 2013, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM at the Richland Public Library

Register today.

Three great keynote speakers: Kathleen Flinnekin, Maureen McQuerry & Steve Wallenfels

This year our workshops fall into three categories: Honing Your Craft, Publishing & Marketing, and Genre Specific.

Honing Your Craft:

  • Enough Excuses: Getting it Written- Jason Bond
  • Memories to Memoir- Karen Alaniz-Fisher
  • Understanding Story Structure- Randy LaBarge
  • Narrative Voice- Maureen McQuerry
  • Creating Memorable Characters- Michael Staudinger
  • Dynamic Dialogue- Dee Anna Galbraith
Keynote Speaker and author of the Peculiars, Maureen McQuerry

Keynote Speaker and author of the Peculiars, Maureen McQuerry

Publishing & Marketing:

  • Writing a Query Letter- Agent Linn Prentis
  • Pitching Protocol- Rivers of Ink staff
  • Editing Your Novel- Dee Anna Galbraith
  • Self-Publishing to Success- Ellen Tomaszewski
  • Author Platform- Michelle A. Hansen
  • Social Media & Blogging- Jason Bond

Genre Specific:

  • Illustration & Children's Books- Herb Leonhard
  • Writing for Young Adults- Michelle A. Hansen
  • World Building in Sci-Fi/Fantasy- Steve Wallenfels
  • Poetry- Kathleen Flenniken
  • Narrative Nonfiction- Dennis Dauble
  • Police Procedure & Crime Scene Investigation- Rick Corson

Steve Wallenfels

Keynote speaker, Author of POD, Steve Wallenfels

 This year Rivers of Ink has the honor of welcoming Agent Linn Prentis of the Linn Prentis Literary Agency. Linn will present a workshop on writing query letters and will hear pitches from conference participants. Have a book to pitch? Sign up for River of Ink today!

                        Thank you to our SPONSORS! Rivers of Ink is hosted by the Arts Foundation of the Mid Columbia in partnership with Richland Public Library, Richland Library Friends, American Association of University Women, with support from Adventures Underground and several more businesses. We encourage you to sign up today. Make your reservation at the Hampton Inn.
Your home during Rivers of Ink, 2012.

To spend the night for Rivers of Ink, call Hampton Inn and mention ROI.
You'll get a great rate, and a great location. 486 Bradley Boulevard, Richland, Washington, 99352, USA TEL: 1-509-943-4400.