WHAT WRITERS WHO ATTENDED THE 2011 UNF WRITERS CONFERENCE SAID ABOUT THE EVENT.
This conference helped me to see my writing potential with fresh eyes and reignite my passion for writing.
—JoAnna C. Anderson
Worth the 300-mile drive. I’m leaving this conference inspired and having more skills than when I arrived.
Finding a community of writers willing and ready to help you grow is like finding an oasis in the Sahara. UNF’s creative team has put together a program to inspire, nurture and encourage the lone scribe whatever the level of experience.
This is my third year at this conference and every year I gain more insight, better tools and improved writing. See you next year.
—Cheri L. Roman
Invaluable, insightful and interesting. Help hone your skills with honest feedback from insiders in the know. There’s something for everyone.
The Writers Conference offered an opportunity to learn through practice, collaborate with other aspiring writers and absorb the knowledge of some of today’s up and coming authors.
Put together good company, great teachers, creative classes, tasty lunches and information on how to market your writing and you are attending the UNF Writers Conference.
Loved the critique sessions with multiple critiques with not only workshop leaders but also by participants in each group. Unique! Overall Friday sessions were outstanding and varied. Definitely looking forward to a repeat performance!
—Barbara Cairns, www. CrackerCow.com
The UNF Writers Conference far exceeded every expectation I had. The people I met, the knowledge I gained and especially the insight I received on how to improve my writing, was well worth the money.
—Emily Timbol, www.EmilyThinksYoureAwesome.blogspot.com
This is my second year and I plan to return. Each year I learn so many valuable points and meet so many interesting writers. Please keep it up!
Up close, in-your-face brigades on a number of fronts. Published and unpublished alike, everyone has something to add. A word store soup.
Jane Wood and Frances Keiser led the children’s book workshop. I’m overwhelmed by what I’ve learned from them and others here at the conference. I’m planning on attending their future workshops.
This was my first writers’ workshop ever. Before this, I had not been confident enough to start penning a book idea that had been in my head for years. After Friday, I felt so motivated and inspired, I stayed up until 1 a.m. writing my first ten pages! Thanks, Sharon and team. And special thanks to Maggie Toussaint for her personal touch.
—Richard T. Middleton
The caliber of the faculty was excellent. They were supportive and insightful. I would highly recommend this workshop to budding and experienced writers.
—Nancy Sims, author, Verbal Snacks
The networking opportunities a conference like this provides are wonderful. If you don’t have a critique group you regularly attend, you can find one. If you don’t know where to begin looking for an editor, you can meet them. The doors that can open!
This was a very informative conference. It was well worth the time and travel to get here.
—Leonard P. Cole
I showed up at the conference ready to soak up as much information as possible, with the hopes that maybe someday, someone will read my book. I left feeling confident that I could kickstart a career and write a series of novels. Thank you!
This is the third UNF Writers Conference I’ve attended. Each one gets better.
My great appreciation to Sharon and Vic and the entire UNF team. Great job on this conference, a true meeting of minds as we share the joy of writing.
This is my third year attending the conference. It just gets better and better. I will return next year.
The E-Publishing Workshop was just what I needed as a writer for my own work and as an editor to make recommendations to my writer clients about “what next?” when we have their books ready to go.
—Marsha L. Butler, Take Flight Literary Services, www.SwampWriter.com
Sohrab Fracis equipped us with a top-notch tool box for crafting our manuscripts.