The 2018 Montezuma All-Iowa Writers' Conference will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15.
Spiegel and Grau author, Laura McHugh, will be offering consultations. Laura is the author of The Weight of Blood and Arrowood.
This is a first come, first serve opportunity and is limited to the first four people who sign up and pay. Deadline for submissions is August 6 or when the spaces are filled. Consultation cost is $50. You must pre-register and pay both fees (conference - $30 and consultation - $50) to Our Front Porch Books. A combination pre-registration and consultation form is available on this page.
Laura will meet individually for 30 minutes with those who sign up for the consultations. Writers can use this time for a manuscript or query letter consultation or for an opportunity to ask questions about writing, publishing or story ideas. Writers will need to submit 15-pages of their work ahead of time for manuscript consultations or their agent query letter for query letter consultations.
Consultations will take place throughout the conference day and we will schedule your consultation time the morning of the conference.
Once you have pre-registered and your payment has been received, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on where to send your work. Please also include a 1-page or less summary of project (synopsis of story, description of work or specific questions.