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PARTIES EXTRA: March 17, 2007

Nick Tankersley Published: March 17, 2007

WRITERS ATTEND WORKSHOPS


Robert L. Haught and Mary Haught were Will Rogers Writer’s Workshop planners. Robert Haught was the director of the three day conference. ( Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

The three day Will Rogers Writers’ Workshop at the Cox Convention Center featured sessions from “Building A Smart Writer’s Web Site” with Tim Bete to “Working With Your Editor Pays Off” with Joe Hight, Wayne Greene and Andy Rieger.

There was also a session on “Regional Magazines:An Overlooked Market” with Louisa McCune-Elmore: “Take My Advice:Write Features” with Jeffrey Zaslow; “Secrets of Successful Column Writing” with Suzette Martinez Standring and “New Directions in Fiction Writing” with Terry Burns.”

Among the featured breakfast and luncheon speakers were Paula LaRocque, writing coach and author; Jim Boren, humorist and author; W. Bruce Cameron, humor writer; Craig Wilson, USA Today columnist and Susan Driscoll, President and CEO of iUniverse.


Lillie-Beth Brinkman and Sally Allen were at the Workshop in the Cox Convention Center. Allen led a workshop on “The Wild, Wild World of the Internet.” ( Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

Jackie Papandrew, Jim Miller and Sherrel Jones were at the Will Rogers Writer’s Workshop in Oklahoma City. Miller, Editor and Founder of syndicated column “Savvy Senior,” was one of the workshop speakers and his topic was “Syndication: An Elusive Dream.” ( Photo By Helen Ford Wallace).