The Concise Writer

Workshops, Lectures and Discussion on Writing Short Pieces – Marketing Platform, Short Stories, First Paragraphs, Writing the Short Poem, Winning Contests, Memoir – Keeping it Brief. Get the tools you need to help you Build, Use and Market yourself and your writing. Learn to Produce, Publish, and Promote.

Featured Presenters:

Lev Raphael, Multi-genre Author

  • Saturday | April 21, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Held in the Oakland Center at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan
Photo of Lev Raphael speaking to a room of 100 people in 2014

2018 Spring Conference Keynote Speaker Lev Raphael – Photo by Sonya Julie

Speakers Include:

  • Lev Raphael
  • Bethany Morehead
  • Cyle Young
  • Christine Rhein
  • Maria Dismondy
  • R.J. Fox

Presentations Include:

  • Short Stories, Short & Sweet
  • Crafting a Submission Email that Sparkles
  • Acing your Agent Appointments
  • Powerful First Paragraphs
  • Winning at Winning Contests
  • Writing the Short Poem
  • Marketing (In Short) the Author Platform
  • Memoir Writing: Turning Your Life into Art

Schedule at a Glance

Author/Agent Appointments:

  • Bethany Morehead
  • Cyle Young

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Fresh hot coffee and tea available throughout the day. Light breakfast snacks and a full lunch included with registration. Please contact us if you have special dietary concerns.

Attendees will be able to choose one presentation per session time at the conference. Schedule could change without notice – Rochester Writers reserves the right to add, subtract, or substitute any of the presentations and speakers. Thank you.