STEAMBOAT SPRINGS WRITERS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
JULY 27-28, 2018 at the Arts Depot
Conference Presenters included authors
Rachel Weaver and John Cotter
John Cotter is the author of the novel Under the Small Lights. John’s current project concerns the dynamics of sound and what the world resembles when sound disappears (excerpts in Guernica, Catapult, Open Letters). In 2016 John was an inaugural fellow at the Lighthouse Writers Fort Lyon residency and currently teaches at Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver.
John’s session will address From Another Point Of View: We all know the difference between 1st, 2nd , and 3rd person, but there are more different shades of 3rd than we can fit on a color wheel.
Rachel Weaver is the author of Point of Direction, named an Oprah Magazine Top Ten Book and the 2015 Willa Cather Award for Fiction. Rachel is on faculty at Regis University’s MFA program and was the recipient of the 2017 Lighthouse Writers Workshop Beacon Award for Teaching Excellence. She is the founder of Colorado Writing School in Louisville, CO.
Rachel will present Revising Efficiently-Some Techniques to Save Time: You’ve been writing furiously for months (or years) and that glorious day comes when you write the last sentence. You’ve finished your first draft, you go out to celebrate, the next day comes and you begin to wonder, now what?