Making your own opportunities in writing

Making your own opportunities in writing

Monday, February 25, 2008

Writing is a business. Yet, if you can keep your mind open to creative possibilities, you can make the business work for you. Keeping flexible to various options can be the key to discovering alternative ways to enjoy success.

This eclectic panel has used a combination of talent, tenacity and tricks to earn their writing success. They’ll share how they did it, how they figured it out, where they found it, and what’s next. New and stimulating ideas are out there, waiting to be tapped. Unchain yourself from your computer and take a few hours to discover what may be holding you back from getting to the next level in your writing career.

The Panelists:

GINA NAHAI, professor of creative writing at USC, and multi-award winning fiction writer, who has been translated into 18 languages with bestsellers in most of those.

ROCHELLE KRICH, Orthodox Jewish mystery writer, who has two mystery series as well as many stand-alone books.

PETER COLLEY, who is one of the most produced playwrights in the country.

COLLEEN DUNN BATES, editor, author, and freelance magazine journalist, is the owner of Prospect Park Books, with a catalog of five books, including the just published “Hometown Santa Monica: The Bay Cities Book” and “At Home Pasadena,” featured in the Los Angeles Times recently.