2019 Retreat

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Friday February 22 – Saturday February 23, 2019

Northern Illinois University Naperville Conference Center
1120 Diehl Road
Naperville, IL 60563
(Off I-88, Naperville exit)

Link to NIU – Naperville

About James Scott Bell:

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James Scott Bell

 

James served as fiction columnist for Writer’s Digest magazine and has written many popular craft books, including Conflict & Suspense, Just Write, and Write Your Novel From the Middle. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where he studied writing with Raymond Carver, and graduated with honors from the University of Southern California law school. A former trial lawyer, Jim lives and writes in Los Angeles. His website is www.JamesScottBell.com.

Friday, February 22:

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Check-in
6:00 p.m. Light refreshments served
7:00 to 8:00 p.m. James Scott Bell presents on Indie Publishing

Saturday, February 23:

8:00 a.m. to 9 a.m. Check-in
9:00 a.m. to noon WRITING A NOVEL THEY CAN’T PUT DOWN
Noon to 1 p.m. – Lunch provided
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Second half of WRITING A NOVEL THEY CAN’T PUT DOWN

 

Where to stay:

A block of rooms has been reserved under Windy City Romance Writers at the Embassy Suites in Naperville (630-799-5900). This hotel is conveniently located across the street from the conference center. Reserve your room by January 23 to receive the discounted rate of $119, which includes breakfast.

Retreat Registration

$115.00 – Windy City RWA and Chicago North RWA Members (Early bird through Sept. 30, 2018)
$135.00 – Windy City RWA and Chicago North RWA Members after October 1, 2018
$135.00 – General Public (opens Oct. 1, 2018)

Registration closes February 8, 2019 or until Sold Out.

Cancellations

A $25 cancellation fee will be issued for all cancellations. Full registration refund (minus the $25 fee) will be granted through December 31, 2018. After January 1, fifty percent of the registration cost will be refunded. No refunds will be given after February 8, 2019.

 

Registration is now open: Click Here to Register

 

Questions/Special Diet Requests?

Please email the Retreat Committee: retreat@windycityrwa.org

 

2019 Retreat Committee:

K.D. Garcia, Vanessa M. Knight, Windy City RWA Board

 

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