ACFW Virginia is hosting a one-day Christian writer’s conference in Woodbridge, Virginia, on July 25, 2015.
Early bird registration is open now! Get more information here: http://acfwvirginia.wordpress.com/acfw-virginia-writers-conference/
Today we spotlight one of the workshop presenters:
Ginger Marcinkowski was born as one of eight siblings in northern Maine along the Canadian border, a setting that plays a prominent role in her novels. Her debut novel, Run, River Currents, is a fictional story of abuse based on her own life, was a 2012 semi-finalist in the ACFW Genesis Awards and a 2013 Kindle Book Award Finalist, also winning honorable mentions in other national awards and festivals. She has been a professional reader for the James Jones First Novel Award ($10,000 prize,) a judge for the ACFW ‘s prestigious Genesis and Carol Awards, the East-Meets-West Writer’s Contest and a speaker and manuscript reviewer for the Hampton Roads Writer’s Conference in Virginia Beach, VA. She is currently an adjunct English and Creative Writing professor for Ashford University and is a member of the ACFW and AWP Writer’s Associations. She was awarded her M.F.A. from Wilkes University in 2011. She shares her unusual path to publication with new writers to encourage their growth.
Facebook Author Page: https://www.facebook.com/writer.Ginger.Marcinkowski/info
Bios, Blurbs & Blogs, Oh My! As a new author, having a book accepted for publication is really only the beginning of the writer’s life! A greenhorn will soon realize that agents, editors, publishers and book managers expect a professional portfolio of author marketing materials. This workshop is a fast-paced lesson about how to create a professional author portfolio that will impress even a seasoned professional and save you time and energy once your work is accepted. A checklist of “must-dos” will be provided.