Our next namelos writers’ workshop is scheduled for November 8-11, 2014. Here are the details:

Location:  Montreat Conference Center, Montreat, North Carolina. (

Editors:  Stephen Roxburgh, Carolyn Coman, Joy Neaves, and Karen Klockner.

Format:  One of our editors will read and edit your manuscript prior to the workshop. You will meet one-on-one with that editor for an hour or two half-hours each day on Saturday and Sunday. Every morning there will be group session on various aspects of writing—such as plot, storyboarding, theme, and voice.

Participants will also have the opportunity to schedule meetings with the other editors, who will have read samples of their work. Manuscripts must be submitted by October 15, 2014.

Cost:  $1,250 includes the price for the conference plus a single room and all meals.

RSVP:  We can accommodate 12 writers on a first-come, first-served basis. To secure a slot you will need to send $625 in advance with the balance due by October 15, 2014. Payment can be made by check or with a credit card through PayPal. For details contact roxburgh at

Finally, for those who will not have a manuscript ready in time for this May workshop, we will once again have a workshop over the Memorial Day weekend (May 22-25, 2015) at the Rolling Ridge Retreat & Conference Center in North Andover, MA ( If you are interested in attending, or have any questions, please contact me at roxburgh at  We look forward to hearing from you!

Stephen Roxburgh
President & Publisher