A Weekend With Your Novel: register now & save!

Weekend With Your Novel 2016: Your Life & Your Novel


Life sometimes gets in the way of writing. This year, bring your life and your writing together for a weekend in Madison. Join us November 4-6, 2016 for the Weekend With Your Novel retreat.

Have you always wanted to write a novel? Have you started a novel and could use some help finishing it? Have you completed a draft and are daunted by the revision process? If so, this weekend is for you!

Intensive sessions with successful novelists and experienced teachers and editors designed to help you take the next step with your novel, whether it’s the first step or crossing the finish line.

Regardless of where you are in your journey as a novelist, we have sessions with writers, teachers, and editors geared toward helping you take the next step with your novel, whether it’s the first step or crossing the finish line. All in a friendly, supportive environment with other novelists and aspiring novelists like yourself. We hope you’ll join us.

Register now and save: the Early Bird deadline is Monday October 10!

What: annual retreat for novelists

When: November 4-6, 2016

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison WI

Questions: Christopher Chambers: christopher.chambers@wisc.edu

Registration and more details: http://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/conferences/weekend-with-your-novel/index.html




Chicago Writers Conference 2016 registration is open!


The Chicago Writers Conference will be September 23-25 this year, and registration is now open on the CWC website. This will be the CWC’s biggest conference yet, with more agents and editors, more content, and more opportunities to pitch your work and to network. See their blog to discover which editors and agents will be there in September, and what’s new this year.

Book Signing & Discussion in Cedarburg!


Co-authors Jeanne McCue and Peg Masterson Edquist invite you to an informal discussion and book signing on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from 5-7 pm at the Cedarburg Cultural Center.

They will discuss their latest book: The Transport of Hope: How one humanitarian made a difference in the Balkan conflict.

The event is free with a cash bar. Bring a friend or two! Books will be available for purchase.

The Cedarburg Cultural Center is located at W62 N546 Washington Ave., Cedarburg