The Riverwood Writer’s Group will host the Florida Fling Writer’s Conference Saturday, March 25 at the Anastasia Clubhouse in Del Webb, located at 1775 River Run Blvd. in Ponte Vedra.
A program of the International Women’s Writing Guild (IWWG), the conference will feature writers from across the nation. The creative writing retreat will begin at 9 a.m. with registration and continental breakfast. At 10 a.m., IWWG Instructor Judy Huge will present “Making More of Memoir: Tools for Drawing Readers to and into Your Nonfiction Writing” – a workshop designed to provide both new and experienced writers with practical tools and personal advice for adding depth to their nonfiction writing.
A catered lunch and book fair will begin at 12:15 p.m., followed by “Writing Truth and Beauty: Using Your Personal Photos for Creative Writing in Poetry and Prose” at 1:45 p.m. Presented by IWWG Instructor Kelly DuMar, the workshop will encourage participants to write creatively from personal photos. At 4:15 p.m., open readings will be held.
The registration fee is $95 for members, $120 non-members, $45 for students and includes lunch. Also available is a new member special rate of $135, which includes the conference registration fee and $55 annual membership dues. To register, visit www.iwwg.org/events.