GCLS 2018, Las Vegas, July 4-8

So I Had This Idea 2018 – From Idea to Published Work

Karin Kallmaker Events and Appearances, Sisters of the Pen 0 Comments

There are many right ways to finish a novel. Over the years I’ve seen over and over that there’s only one wrong way: not to finish. Lucky me, every year I’ve been honored to moderate a panel of authors who tell us how they personally got it done. The light bulb went off and they took that idea and transformed it into a finished story.

GCLS 2018, Las Vegas, July 4-8

The “So I Had This Idea” Panel is one of my favorite parts of my favorite conference of the year.

No two authors ever tell the same story. Even though the act of writing is similar, the process and results are as individual as fingerprints.

Past panelists have included Annette Mori, RG Emmanuelle, Rachel Gold, Jeanne “Barrett” Magill, Jessie Chandler, Erica Abbott, Mary Griggs, Shelley Thrasher, Beth Burnett, MB Panichi, Marie Castle, Jen Silver, Cindy Rizzo, Heather Blackmore, Alison Solomon, Cass Sellers, Kimberly Cooper Griffin, Mercedes Lewis and the late Sandra Moran. That’s not even close to the whole list!

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The authors telling the story of their stories this year are:

Join us Saturday afternoon right after the author signing, July 7 2018, for this panel. If you don’t know what the Golden Crown Literary Conference is, go have a look at the amazing schedule of events for readers and writers. There is still time to register and there are day passes available. Read more about the conference in the June issue of Las Vegas Pride Magazine, page 35.

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