Super Saturday with Shirley Jump
“Work Your Writing” Mini-Conference
First Coast Romance Writers (FCRW), is hosting an all-day “Work Your Writing” mini-conference with award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Shirley Jump. Participants will enjoy her workshops on “The Novel Brainmap: create intricate plots and unforgettable characters” and “Writing Compelling Scenes.”
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. EDT
Location: Fairfield Inn by Marriott, 561 Chaffee Point Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32221
Reservations: Out-of-towners staying at the Fairfield Inn will receive a discount on their reservation. Call (904) 693-4400 and ask for the Romance Writers Rate ($109).
Fee: $55.00, members; $65.00, non-members. This includes a full day of workshops with Shirley Jump and a catered lunch. Be sure to bring cash for the raffle prizes, critique raffles, and book signing!
10-10:10am: Welcome/ introduction
10:10-11am: The Novel Brainmap
(10 minute break)
11:10am-12:30: The Novel Brainmap
12:30-2pm: Lunch/ raffle baskets/ book signing
2:00-3:00pm: Writing Compelling Scenes
(10 minute break)
3:10-4:00pm: Writing Compelling Scenes
Guest Speaker: Shirley Jump
Shirley Jump is an award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has published more than 70 books. She has written for Harlequin, Berkley and Grand Central, and has published romance, women’s fiction and teen horror. She is the recipient of several awards, including the Booksellers’ Best and the Holt Medallion.
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In spring 2019, her fourth non-fiction book will be released: Vance Johnson: Uncovered, a biography, written with the former Denver Bronco and NFL superstar.
Shirley also does content editing, author coaching and teaches writing, online and in-person. A former reporter, she has a background in all aspects of writing, from hard news to publicity to fiction. Visit her website at www.ShirleyJump.com or see her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn @ShirleyJump.