The Whidbey Island Writers Conference is determined to rise, like a phoenix, once again. They are in the process of a huge fund-raising effort to raise the $90,000 needed to host a 2011 event. Contributions are welcome, to be sure, but writers can also help by attending the June 12 Saturday Chat Houses -- Patrick Jennings and I will be speaking at the Childrens/YA house, along with agent Andrea Brown.
Here's information about their overall fund-raising strategy.
And here's info about the Chat House on June 12 that Kirby and Patrick Jennings will star in.