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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

The Storycrafter's Seminar in Denver!

The Storycrafter's Seminar
Featuring Susan May Warren
RITA Award Winning Novelist and Writing Coach

Saturday, November 13th, 8:30 am - 4 pm
Graystone Castle Event Center
I-25 & 120th Avenue
Thornton, Colorado
Registration check-in and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 am. Seminar begins at 9 am.

Come with an idea...leave with a story!

Have you always wanted to write a story but didn't know where to start? If so, the Storycrafter's Seminar is for you! RITA Award-winning author and writing coach Susan May Warren will teach you story structure, go step-by-step in the character creation and plotting process, then show you how to apply it to your story. She'll brainstorm your idea, share essential secrets of storytelling, and finally, you'll take home a plan that will act as a map for your novel. With time for writing, as well as learning, it's a day for writers of all levels that will jump-start your novel onto the road to publication.


Early-bird registration is $89 from July 1st - September 30, 2010. Registration is open to both ACFW members and non-members. Those who register by September 30th will be entered into a drawing to receive a $50 cash refund on their registration fee. One winner will be chosen. Drawing to be held on day of seminar. Prices will increase to $109 October 1st, and space is limited, so register early! Registration ends November 1, 2010.

The event will be held in Thornton, Colorado, 12 miles north of downtown Denver and 30 minutes from the airport, in the Graystone Castle Event Center. Admission to the event includes:

* Storycrafter's workbook
* Continental breakfast
* Deli lunch buffet

For registration instructions, click here.

ACFW members, please enter discount code "ACFW" to receive a 5% discount. Membership must be current. Discount available for early-bird registration only.


Susan May Warren is the RITA award-winning author of twenty-five novels with Tyndale, Barbour and Steeple Hill. A RITA winner, as well as a four-time Christy award finalist, she's also a multi-winner of the Inspirational Readers Choice award, and the ACFW Book of the Year. A seasoned women's events speaker, she's a popular writing teacher at conferences around the nation and the author of the beginning writer's workbook: From the Inside-Out: discover, create and publish the novel in you!. She is also the founder of , a story-crafting service that helps authors discover their voice. A full listing of her titles, reviews and awards can be found at her website.


8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration check-in and continental breakfast
9:00 am - 10:15 am Session
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - Noon Session
Noon - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Session
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Session/End

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