Yep! I had an embarrassing moment to contribute! At least I learned the dangers of taking shortcuts!
Writers conferences are a great source of instruction, encouragement, and blessing to the writer, but they can also cause stress. Writers know attending a conference can be crucial to their success. They’re told that the agents and editors are the gatekeepers to publication and they usually have less than three minutes to get through the gate.
Shaking voices, trembling hands, and sweat-stained armpits prove writers are aware how each encounter could fulfill or flounder publication dreams.
In the final countdown to the Northwest Christian Writers Renewal April 11-12, 2014, with Davis Bunn, the proverbial butterflies have begun their migration to registrants. To relieve pressure with laughter, NCWA members decided to share our worst conference experiences.
Ocieanna Fleiss – An editor from a prominent Christian publisher told me to not be afraid to write a @#$% first draft. LOL! At my first writers conference EVER! I about lost it and the very sweet, conservative older lady sitting next to…
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