"It's impossible to discourage the real writers; they don't give a damn what you say." Sinclair Lewis

Monday, July 19, 2010

Attention ALL Writers!

The Blue Sage Writers proudly presents:

California Literary Agent, Kelly Mortimer, of the Mortimer Literary Agency
Saturday, August 28, 2010
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
AmeriTel Inn
Eagle Rock Conference Room
645 Lindsay Blvd.
Idaho Falls, Idaho

Kelly will conduct agent/author, ten-minute appointments after the workshops for those who sign up to pitch their novel to her. Kelly represents clients in both the secular and inspirational market for fiction and non-fiction works. Space is limited, so contact immediately if interested.


1. Perils of Publishing--Extreme Makeover: Editing Edition

Self editing workshop designed to teach writers how to fix the errors Kelly sees the most. Based on her 8-Page Grammar Guide, this workshop will give you the tools you need to make your manuscript a cut above the rest.

2. Perils of Publishing: Just say NO! to Passive Writing

Be an active writer! Don't let passive sentences slow your pacing and weaken your writing. Kelly pinpoints how to search out passive sentences and has helpful suggestions including a 1-2-3/3-2-1 formula for fix them.

(Provided for all workshop attendees)

Kelly's Keynote Speech: "Write to Win"

Designed to help writers set and achieve their goals. In her humorous style, Kelly explains how she became a literary agent, her philosophy on writing, and she uses an acronym to give writers ten things she believes they need to win (get published and stay published in this crazy literary business.

For more information about Kelly, go to Mortimer Literary Agency