2020 PERMIAN BASIN WRITERS' WORKSHOP
In its sixth year, the 2020 Permian Basin Writers’ Workshop annual event will feature writing coaches and agents from around the country. Don’t miss this once a year opportunity to move your writing career forward.
The Workshop gives aspiring writers a better understanding of the craft of fiction and nonfiction, preparing them for the fast-changing world of publishing and promotion, while creating opportunities for meaningful networking and support.
This two day event will be in Midland, Texas on October 10th & 11th, 2020. Your presence is welcomed and appreciated. As with Permian Basin Writers’ Workshops in the past, you will benefit from learning from knowledgeable speakers and networking with other writers.
Do your writing journey a favor, and save the date!
It’s with heavy heart I bring the news that the Board of Directors of the Bookies have met and made the decision that, for everyone’s health and safety, we’re going to cancel this year’s event. But a bit of good news: We have dates for next year’s PBWW! October 9-10, 2021. The workshop presenters and agents from this year are on board for next year, so you know it’ll be a good event! And a
Angela Ackerman, our expected keynote presenter, has had to step down for this year (she promises she’ll be back next year). She lives in Canada, and with the Covid-craziness, we’re not even sure the border will be open for travel by October. But never fear, we have a new key presenter. Meet Tiffany Yates Martin! Here’s her bio: Tiffany Yates Martin has spent nearly thirty years as an editor in the publishing industry, working with major
One more workshop presenter! Meet Kim: Kim Taylor Blakemore writes historical novels that feature fierce and often dangerous women. She writes about the thieves and servants, murderesses and soiled doves, grifters and dancehall girls – the women with darker stories, tangled lies and hidden motives. Her adult debut in historical mystery, The Companion (Lake Union Publishing) was lauded by Publisher’s Weekly as “a captivating tale of psychological suspense.” She is also the author of Bowery
by Laura Drake, PBW Chair For any who are are wondering, we are fully expecting to put on the workshop in October. We’re moving forward! If we will need to have social distancing in place, we have that ability in F. Marie Hall. So please don’t hesitate to make arrangements, and don’t forget – Early Bird Pricing ends May 31st! See you in October!
$99 is a crazy price for two full days of writing craft, networking and inspiration, but for early-birds (who wants a worm, anyway?) from March 1 – May 31 you get all that for $49! Click on the horizontal lines above, or scroll down to register for the Writers Workshop!
Mark your calendars! Early-bird registration for the PBWW this year will begin March 1, and run through the last day of May. Price: $49 Not a typo – Less than $50 for an entire weekend of learning, pitching and networking! Includes 2 continental breakfasts, two lunches, and munchies at the Saturday night Meet ‘n Greet. THAT’S CRAZY!
We’re doing things a little differently this year. Instead of a full day presentation on Saturday, our key presenter, Angela Ackerman, will be giving the same 3 hour presentation in the morning and the afternoon. We will be running other workshops at the same time, so you have choices on Saturday, too! Here’s what Angela will be presenting – and you won’t want to miss it! Winning the Reader’s Heart: Building Characters Who Are True
Happy New Year! The good news – there will be a Permian Basin Writers Workshop in 2020! We’ve secured the same amazing space on the Midland College Campus and are busy lining up speakers and agents for October. Do your writing a favor and save the date: October 10-11, 2020. The format has changed a bit from last year, based on your input: Saturday – Angela Ackerman will be doing two 3-hour presentations on Characterization
Angela Ackerman, our expected keynote presenter, has had to step down for this year (she promises she’ll be back next year). She lives in Canada, and with the Covid-craziness, we’re not even sure the border will be open for travel by October. But never fear, we have a new key presenter. Meet Tiffany Yates Martin!