Florida WritersCon 2024 Faculty

Please note: "Creative Catalyst" sessions must be added on during registration.

rick bettencourtRick Bettencourt
Writer/Tech Leader

• Microsoft Word Mastery: Transform Your Documents (Creative Catalyst 2hrs.)
• The Email Connection: Marketing Strategies for Authors
• Publishing Perspectives Panel, Moderator


patricia charpentierPatricia Charpentier
Writer/Consultant

• Micro-Memoir: The Art of Writing Short
• Know the Rules Before You Break Them


ginnye l. cubelGinnye L. Cubel
Writer/Marketer

• Marketing Strategies for Multi-Passionate Writers (Creative Catalyst 2hrs.)
• Building a Marketing Foundation Before You're Published


anne daltonAnne Dalton, Esq.
Attorney

• Good Publishing Contracts, Bad Publishing Contracts
• Exploding Those Urban Legends About Copyright


sarah fiskSarah Fisk
Literary Agent

• Writing a Standout Query Letter (Creative Catalyst 2 hrs.)
• Writing a Nonfiction Book Proposal • Publishing Perspectives Panel


mary flynnMary Flynn
Speaker/Radio Host

• Open Mic Prep Session (Creative Catalyst 2 hrs.)
• Friday Night Open Mic Host


cathy fyockCathy Fyock
Business Book Strategist

• The Speaker Author: Sell More Books, Book More Speeches (Creative Catalyst 2 hrs.)
• Unlock the Business Potential of Your Book


gail ghaiGail Ghai
Poet/Author

• Elevating Your Poetry with Similes and Metaphors (Creative Catalyst 2 hrs.)
• Moving Your Words from General to Specific to Concrete


robert herrickRobert Herrick
Writer

• Self-Publish Your Book Without Breaking the Bank
• No Drawing Required: Create illustrations without AI
• Publishing Perspectives Panel


joan leggittJoan Leggitt
Publisher

• Writing and Sending Your Query Letter
• Writing Flawed Characters
• Publishing Perspectives Panel


kristin owens

Kristin Owens
Writer/Educator

• Publishing Possibilities
• Seven Drafts to a Completed Novel


ken pelhamKen Pelham
Writer

• Hooked from the Start: Crafting Dynamite Story Openings
• Right Word, Wrong Time: Avoiding the Traps of Etymology


Al Pessin
Writer

• How to Get Published after Really, Really REALLY Trying
• The Secrets of Bad Writing
• Publishing Perspectives Panel


carol. j postCarol J. Post
Writer

• Pace Your Story for Maximum Reader Engagement
• Make Your Fiction Sparkle


sylvia whitmanSylvia Whitman
Writer/Educator

• "Let the Wild Rumpus Start": Writing Picture Books
• Plotting for Pantsers