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Conference Success Basics

Thursday, August 2, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cascade A/B

Conference Success Basics

By Mary Andonian and Nancy Froeschle

Conference experts Andonian and Froeschle discuss all the ways to maximize your experience at the Willamette Writers conference. Topics include: who’s who, networking strategies. preparing your dossier, pitch etiquette and technique, and post conference checklists. Questions encouraged, pitch practice if time permits.


Mary Andonian

MARY ANDONIAN has worked behind the conference scenes as program coordinator, literature agent and film coordinator, and co-chair, and is a former board member for Willamette Writers, one of the largest writing associations in the country. She is the author of the teen inspirational book, Bitsy’s Labyrinth, which she later adapted into a screenplay. She is at work writing her latest screenplay, Four College Essays. She writes articles and teaches workshops on how to make the most of your writers’ conference experience, as well as blogs about the writing life. You can reach her at www.maryandonian.com