Orlando Writer’s Events – Spring 2012

Thursday, February 23, 2012

eBook Self-Publishing Classes

Orange County Library, Main Branch, Central Ave., Orlando – 6:00 p.m.

Aspiring authors and wannabe writers are invited to join the Library’s eBook Publishing series. This eight-week interactive workshop is designed to help local authors and writers with self-publishing their manuscript as an eBook. The workshop will be held at the Orlando Public Library on Thursdays beginning February 23 and will be led by Rik Feeney of PublishingSuccessOnline.com. Feeney, author of Writing Books for Fun, Fame & Fortune! and Publishing for Penny-Pinchers, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Writing and Literature from Vermont College of Norwich University and frequently presents seminars at writers conferences throughout the Southeast. For more information on Rik Feeney, visit www.PublishingSuccessOnline.com.

To register for this program, please call 407.835.7481.


March 1st-4th, 2012


Sleuthfest is Florida’s premier mystery writer’s conference, held annually and sponsored by the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. The 2012 conference will be held in Orlando, Florida. Learn more at http://www.sleuthfest.com.


Saturday, April 14, 2012

2012 FPA Spring Ed-U-Conference (Florida Publisher’s Association)

Mark your calendars! The 2012 FPA Spring conference takes place in Orlando.  This one-day workshop will feature hands-on, interactive programs and promises to be packed with more information and tips than ever! More details coming soon! See http://www.flbookpub.org/ for more information.


Saturday April 21, 2012

Featured Speaker: Tim Dorsey
Where: Altamonte Springs FL
Contact: Tom Swartz at hswartz@cfl.rr.com


Orlando FWA Meeting Topics:

March – Unique Writing Software / Editing Techniques with Patricia Charpentier.

April – Communicate with Purpose: How to Optimize Your Impact with Maureen Jung, Ph.D.

May – Children’s Book Writing, Illustrating, and Marketing with Mark Wayne Adams.

June – What Every Writer Should Know About Publishing with Chris Angermann.

July – Writing Crime Scenes with Bob Morris (unless he is on vacation)

August – The Agent Experience with Claire Johnson.

September – Beyond the Creaking Door with Jennifer Gregory.


February 7, 2012. Announcements.

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