At the end of this year, I will be giving a talk, about plotting novels and desiging scenes, at Burlesque Press's Hands On Literary Festival and Masquerade Ball, in New Orleans.
The conference is still accepting proposals for readings, presentations, and panels. So you should propose something and come to New Orleans! It's a stunningly beautiful city, with world class cuisine and culture, and the bars stay open late.
Plus the conference itself is looking really good. The working list of speakers is posted here.
You can also simply book a registration for the conference itself, and come to listen and talk to the writers and critics in attendance, or get a ticket for the masked ball on new year's eve, where there will be masked dancing, comedy, and a champagne toast at midnight.
And the event's relatively small scale should make it much easier to…
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