Thursday, December 1, 2011

Let's Get Ready To Rumble! Registration Is Now Open!

Registration is now open for the 2012 NECRWA Let Your Imagination Take Flight Spring Conference. Woo hoo! This wonderful conference is being held on April 27-28 at the historic Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, Massachusetts. Please follow this link to register.

Here are some cool things about this conference.....

  • It's in the charming and festive town of Salem, Massachusetts.
  • Speakers will include Michael Hauge, Marie Force and Kristan Higgins.
  • There will be a wide array of industry and craft-related workshops, including an amazing one by the world-famous Penelope some by famous romance professionals including the incomparable Penelope .
  • I'm giving a workshop. 
  • Agent and editor appointments will include a critique of the first 10 pages of your manuscript.
  • We are thrilled to have agents Marisa A Corvisiero (L. Perkins Agency), Susannah Taylor (Richard Henshaw Group), Emmanuelle Morgen (Judith Ehrlich Literary) and Carlie Webber (Jane Rotrosen Agency) in attendance.
  • Outstanding editors include Megan Records (Kensington Brava), Susan Litman (Harlequin Silhouette) and Steph Murray (Crescent Moon Press).
  • Michael Hauge is giving a special workshop on Friday afternoon.
  • There will be a ghost hunt, psychic fair and cocktail party, literacy book signing, and numerous gatherings of the Martini Club, founded by world famous Penelope.
  • For more information about fees and registration dates, please head over to the NECRWA website.

So, who's in? Don't miss it!



Steph from said...

Dear Amazing Penelope, I am debating coming to this. Will there be anything non-romance writers who blog will be into? A mutual friend of ours is also attending. Fangs, Wands and Fairy Dust

Penny Watson said...

Steph! You must's so fun! There are workshops about the industry in addition to craft-related talks. Plus, hanging out in Salem is a blast. You can attend all the lunches/parties and hear the speakers. I think you would really like it. It is def. geared toward writers, but still is fun for anyone in the romance industry, including bloggers. Plus, there is a big book fair on Saturday. Do it!

Julia Rachel Barrett said...

I cannot wait! Be there with bells on!

Penny Watson said...

Yay! I am working on a dirty martini for you, Julia! :^)

Steph from said...

It would be great fun to all meet. My hubs has a lot of family down in Salmem, and once we decided to stay in the historic hotel there on the way to Cape Cod. I think it was okay, it was like an English hotel. Our shower was in the closet. There was no closet.

Where is everyone staying?

Penny Watson said...

Hi Steph! The Hawthorne Hotel is the main hotel, where the conference is being held. But there are also lots of other options, including B&Bs, other hotels, etc. Everything is pretty close. It's a great walking city. I hope you can make it!