Serious Writer Lexington Tour Stop – May 26, 2018

Serious Writer Tour Stop in Lexington, SC May 26, 2018 with Steven James, Michelle Medlock Adams, and Bethany Jett hosted by Lexington Word Weavers @LexWordWeavers


Registration and Details



The Serious Writer team is thrilled to host the Lexington, SC Tour Stop: a one-day writer’s boot camp.

Our speakers include bestselling author Steven James, bestselling author Michelle Medlock Adams, and award-winning author Bethany Jett.

It’s a privilege to share our knowledge of the writing and publishing industry.

We will focus on novel writing and ghostwriting, as well as how to freelance and utilize marketing and social media strategies that get the attention of publishers.

This one-day tour stop allows participants lots of personal interaction.

We can’t wait to meet you and help you plan your next steps for your books and writing careers.

The Buddy Passes are a fantastic way to get a great deal and come with your spouse, friend, or teen. (Learn more about Buddy Passes here.)

Make sure to sign up at See you in May!


Pricing per ticket:

• $79 – Full Price (Before May 1st)

• $69 – Early Bird

• $59 – Buddy Passes, sold in sets of 2.* Total $118.


**Buddy Passes save $10 each off Early Bird pricing and $20 each off the full price. Tickets purchased within 60 days of the event are nonrefundable. Refunds for Buddy Passes are available only if both tickets are refunded within that time frame.

Price includes registration fees and conference materials. Prices do not include transportation, lunch, or hotel accommodations.


**Please note: schedule is subject to change.**

Bookstore will be open during lunch and following the final session.

8:30 AM Registration & Refreshments

9:00-10:00 Opening Session
“Zero to Book Deal”

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:15 Workshops 
Workshop 1: Pitches & Queries that Get Results
Workshop 2: Pulling the Rug Out: How to Craft Twists Your Readers Will Never See Coming
Workshop 3: Session TBD

11:15 Break

11:30-12:30 Workshops
Workshop 4: Suspense Essentials: Secrets to Tapping Into Tension Whatever Genre You Write
Workshop 5: Freelance Writing or Children’s Writing (dependent upon sign-ups)
Workshop 6: Session TBD

12:30 – 1:15 Lunch (On Your Own) & Bookstore

1:15 – 2:30 Main Session
“Social Media and Marketing Best Practices Panel”

2:30 – 2:45 Break

2:45 – 3:45 Workshops
Workshop 7: Freelance & Ghostwriting 101
Workshop 8: Troubleshooting Your Novel: Essential Techniques for Identifying and Solving Manuscript Problems
Workshop 9: Session TBD

3:45 – 4:30 Closing Panel

Registration and Details