Sunday, April 6, 2008

Indian Springs Writing Conference

April 25-27

Generations Gallery in The Village at Indian Springs is offering “Tapping Into Your Native Spirit”, a writing conference in which participants learn skills, establish goals and explore the publishing world. Drawing on the area’s rich Native-American history, the conference takes participants on a “Writer’s Vision Quest” under the guidance of many of our regions finest authors. The remarkable 1800’s venue includes the Indian Spring Hotel/Museum (c)1823, the historic Hanes House ante bellum mansion (c)1852, Pinky’s Parlor and Cafe, and The Whimsical Botanical Garden. Activities such as the “Village Tour”, “Open Mic”, “Sacred Circle Campfire”, and “Casual Banquet” make the conference unique.

Among the presenters are Southern writer Rosemary Daniell, Macon Telegraph columnist, Ed Grisamore, WMAZ TV’s Suzanne Lawler, Indigo Publishing, and authors Walter Sorrells, Jackie Welden White, and Dr. Catherine Meeks.

Sunday’s, “Meet the Authors” book signing event is open to the public with special presentations by author and feature writer Dr. Anne B. Jones, PhD and 1960 NASCAR Champion Rex White “Early Racing History and Memoir Writing” at 1:30 p.m.. At 2:00 p.m., former Tuskegee Airman, Lt. Colonel, Charles Dryden will present an educational session based on his book “A-Train: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman”. A “Meet the Authors” Book signing event will be held throughout The Village at Indian Springs in the shops from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

Register early, as space is limited for the 3 day conference. The conference fee is $150.00. Please call Generations Gallery at (770)775-5556 or Phase One Design Services at
770-227-4002 or toll free at (800)352-7212 for additional information or to register for the conference. We can email a listing of accommodations in nearby communities of Forsyth, Jackson, and Griffin, Georgia. To contact us by email
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