Bestselling and Award-winning Author
Saturday, April 11, 2015
(Optional add-on session: Friday, April 10th)
- Building Your Story Spine – Learn the “bare bones” must-haves for every story. Great for fast drafting and for development of the character journey.
- Developing Your Character’s Wound, Lie & Fear – Discover how a character’s Wound, Lie and Fear ties into your overall plot — and how it makes the story more compelling.
- Ramping Up Tension in Your Story – Every page needs tension, preferably every line needs to create tension. We’ll take a look at how to create real tension using obstacles and dialogue.
- The Writer’s Life – How do we live the life of a writer, both practically and spiritually, in a way that honors God, acknowledges the way God created us, and includes the other people in our lives?
The Franciscan Retreat Center
7740 Deer Hill Grove
Colorado Springs, CO. 80919
The Franciscan Retreat Center at Mt. St. Francis is a breathtaking setting in the foothills of the Rockies. Located on the western edge of Colorado Springs but a world away from the city. Native trails provide an opportunity for relaxing walks and beautiful views of Blodgett Peak and Mt. Cedar.
FRIDAY SPECIAL ADD-ON SESSION
Live Book Therapy— Limited Reservations (10)
Attendees have until March 1 to submit a short synopsis (500-1000 words max) and the first 5 pages of their work in progress (maximum two thousand words). Rachel will choose one submission to do an anonymous complete book therapy. Rachel Hauck and/or Beth Vogt will do a 15 minute brainstorming session with each attendee on their submission.
The Hampton Inn
7245 Commerce Center Dr.,
(Off Woodmen Exit)
Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80919
Tel # (719) 593-9700
Discount lodging is available at The Hampton Inn and can be reserved by calling the hotel directly. Guest rooms are offered with two double beds or one king size bed at a special rate of $69 per night. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, an indoor heated pool, exercise room, and a hot breakfast.
Prices include admission to Saturday’s Conference, continental breakfast,
hot catered lunch (Regular, Vegan & Gluten Free options available), and all workshop materials. Friday’s special session is an additional cost, and limited to the first 10 paid registrants – only available as an add-on option for those participants registering for Saturday’s conference.
Discount lodging available at the nearby Hampton Inn.
SATURDAY CONFERENCE PRICING
EARLY BIRD PRICING (January 1st – February 15th, 2015)
PRICE NO LONGER AVAILABLE
ACFW Member Non-Member
All Day Conference with catered lunch $75.00 $95.00
STANDARD PRICING (February 16th – March 24th, 2015)
ACFW Member Non-Member
All Day Conference with catered lunch $95.00 $115.00
LATE REGISTRATION/AT THE DOOR (March 25th – April 11th 2015)
All Day Conference (No meal/bring your own lunch) $125.00
*Online registration ends April 10th. After that, register in person at the event.
Includes snacks & beverages $35.00 $40.00
Early Bird Registration NOW OPEN!