Triangle Area Freelancers (TAF) will hold its annual nonfiction symposium Write Now! 2010 at Wake Technical Community College (Main Campus) on Saturday, March 27, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Local broadcast journalist and WRAL crime beat reporter Amanda Lamb will deliver the keynote address. Amanda is the author of three books: Smotherhood, Deadly Dose, and Evil Next Door, which is scheduled for an April 6 release.
The conference classes, taught by nationally published writers and journalists, are presented in two tracks. The novice track will include topics such as “Crafting a Winning Query Letter,” “Five-minute Mentoring,” “Nurturing the Writer/Editor Relationship,” and “Technology for Beginning Freelancers.” The advanced track will focus on “Moving Up to the Major Markets,” “Podcasting for Success,” “Chasing the Human Interest Story,” and “Niche Writing.”
Registration information is available on the TAF website:
www.triangleareafreelancers.org. Online registration is available with payment made through PayPal. The cost of the conference is $59 ($49 for students with a valid ID and seniors 65 and over). Only 100 seats are available. The registration fee includes a continental breakfast, box lunch, and beverages. For more information, call Donald Vaughan at 919.873.9833.