Saturday, May 7, 2011

ORA Contest and Conference Information

Are you in the mood for romance?

If so, the Ozark Romance Authors have a contest and a conference for you.

New to writing? Don't fear. Their motto is "helping new and seasoned writers hone their skills."

The contest deadline is May 16, so if you're interested, you need to act fast!

The conference is July 23 in Springfield, MO--in the heart of the Ozarks--and the registration fee is very reasonable.

Speaker topics include revision, plotting, dialogue, pacing, backstory, transitions, an agent/editor panel, and much more. For complete details click on the conference link.

I was asked to post this information on my blog as a favor to a fellow-Missouri writer. Now that I've read the list of speakers coming to the conference, I'm thinking what a great line-up and an excellent opportunity for writers--even if you don't write Romance!


  1. Thanks for the heads up, Donna. I'll check it out. Hope you have a beautiful weekend!


  2. Hi Pat,
    Thanks. Hope your weekend is special, too.

  3. Oooh, the Ozarks, I've never been and would love to go. Thanks for posting this!

  4. Hi Conda,
    You are welcome.
    Good luck if you go.

  5. Hey Donna! I SO want to attend a writing retreat of some sort....not too far a beautiful retreat setting...not too know, a perfect place! And not a conference...but a retreat! Got any ideas?! :D

  6. Hey Becky,

    Me, too.

    I've heard good things about Dairy Hollow Writers' Retreat in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. You can Google them for details.



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