KABAM Writer's Retreat

New for 2018! KABAM is offering a full-day Writers' Retreat/Conference for local area writers. Improve your skills in writing, publishing and marketing of your work. Get professional critiques of samples of your work, and tips and tricks of the publishing trade. Registration: $40 ($50 after September 15th), to help offset facility rental and other costs.

SPECIAL NOTE: Early registration discount has been extended through WEDNESDAY, September 19th. Register today and get a $10 discount off the full price!


Register Online . . .

Online Payment using Paypal or debit/credit card . . .

Payment by Check: Checks may be made out to "Workplace Education and Literacy Coalition of Mohave County" and dropped off at Mohave County Library.


1. 4 types of Publishers - with Jo Wilkins

This workshop goes through what to expect from the 4 categories of publishers an author can run into. It is good to know which you are dealing with before you sign that contract.

2. Editors: What kind do you need? - with Sherry Angell

This presentation goes over the different categories of editors, what each does, and how much they should cost the author.

3. Marketing Your Book - with Janelle Evans

Learn ways ways the author can help their publisher market their book. (It is also a good way for a self-published author to market).

4. Show Don't Tell - with Jo Wilkins

Learn the technique of showing the story to the reader so they can be pulled into the characters predicament instead of just reading about it. It shows how to make the plot come alive. This workshop shows the TELL, then it stops to let the author take a hand at making it ACTIVE. After the group is finished it shows an active sentence made out of the first example.

5. P.O.V. - with Richard Draude

Point Of View is one of the hardest concepts to master for a new writer. This presentation goes over the different types of P.O.V. and shows how each is used. It also defines which are the most salable.