Love Gone Wild – Participating Agents/Editors & Publishers

The Love Gone Wild conference team are excited to announce our amazing line up of agents, editors, publishers and screen writers for pitching and manuscript assessments. And we’ve secured the most EVER at a conference! This gives you more opportunities than ever before to pitch your stories and/or get professional feedback from industry professionals. REGISTRATIONS FOR PITCHING AND MANUSCRIPT ASSESSMENTS OPEN THURSDAY 25TH MAY, 2017, 12.00PM Before you register, please research the attending Agents/Editors/Publishers. For your convenience, you can see each attending Agents/Editors/Publishers wishlist online, what they’re looking for, and conversely, what they don’t want pitched. PLEASE NOTE: You must …

Love Gone Wild Conference Info – Opportunity to Advertise.

Due to space limitations at the venue this year, there will be no marketing table for paraphernalia like business cards, bookmarks and giveaways. So, if you would like the opportunity to get in front of over 400 delegates, why not advertise and promote your latest release, business or services in the Love Gone Wild conference booklet? We have a limited number of advertising spaces. First in best dressed. Conference Booklet Advertising – Current advertising spaces in conference A5 booklet are: Full Page – 148.5mm wide x 210mm high (Portrait) $390.00 Half Page – 148.5mm wide x 105mm high (Landscape) $215.00 …

Love Gone Wild – Want to know how to build a review team?

Are you frustrated when you publish your book and see it get very few reviews? Whether you are self or traditionally published, the responsibility of getting more reviews for your books usually falls to you. So how do you find reviewers without emailing lots of bloggers or begging on Facebook? How do you find reviewers who like the kind of books you write? And how do you get them to leave reviews? Learn how to build and engaged a Review Team and manage the logistics of interacting with them. Anna Hackett, USA Today bestselling author who’s written over 40 short …

Love Gone Wild – Dance as an expression of love.

Ever wanted to capture the essence of dance into your scenes? Come and experience this amazing session at this year’s conference. In this DANCE AS AN EXPRESSION OF LOVE workshop, come and explore how the medium of dance can add impact to your writing, stories and characters. Presented by Diane Demetre, this workshop will have live dancers, Pauline Thompson and Ian Watt (National and State Ballroom Champions), illustrate the triggers of love, show you how to escalate attraction, highlight the importance of breathing, and how you can turn up the heat with touch. The dancers will demonstrate the synchronicity needed …

Love Gone Wild – Simply Synopsis: A stress-free method for synopsis creation.

Another exciting session announcement for this year’s conference. Simply Synopsis: A stress-free method for synopsis creation. Most authors would rather compose an 80k+ word novel than summarise their story into 2-5 pages. Why? Because they’ve never learned an effective yet easy process for crafting a synopsis. In the Simply Synopsis workshop, Michelle Somers will teach you a step-by-step strategy to pare a story down before building it back up, paragraph-by-paragraph, into synopsis form. The process is simple, systematic and straightforward, and is a fail-proof way to ensure all the vital elements that make a great story are present in the final …

Love Gone Wild – Weapons through the ages.

Another exciting Love Gone Wild Conference Announcement. They’re back! So are you ready to duel? Duelling in the ages of romance was a hit last year in Adelaide and we are lucky enough to bring them again to this year’s conference. Get to know the differences between a Longsword and a Side-sword, or the Rapier and the Sabre. When violence in your story is necessary, come and find out what your best options are. Shay McAulay, founder of the Brisbane Duellist Society, and Nic Harrison will have you step back in time and demonstrate historical combat. This interactive session is …

Love Gone Wild – Business Hub

Registrations for the 26th Annual RWA Conference will open at the end of the month (fingers-crossed), so in the meantime, we thought we’d give you a few teasers about what’s coming your way. Our first major announcement… We have been across the globe in search of something truly unique to present at the Love Gone Wild conference and we are excited to launch RWA’s very first Business Hub. The Business Hub will be restricted to authors (emerging and established) with published novels (self or traditional). The sessions will focus on marketing and expanding your reach across the globe. To get you …

FINAL CALL – LOVE GONE WILD WORKSHOP SUBMISSIONS CLOSING

Submission for #RWAus17 close on December 31, 2016.   We have been mustering a diverse herd of talented professionals for the 26th RWA Annual Conference – Love Gone Wild.   But are you the stray runaway we’re waiting on to join the pack?   We are cracking the whip one last time.   Our team is planning #RWAus17 to be the best conference ever and want to utilise our community of talented authors and professionals. Stop grazing out in the pastures, frolicking in the ocean or flitting about in the skies – get your workshop, panel or roundtable submissions to …