Meet the Faculty: Lynn Price
Lynn Price, Editorial Director, Behler Publications
Along with being the editorial director for Behler Publications—an independent traditional publishing company—Lynn Price is the award-winning author of Donovan’s Paradigm, and The Writer’s Essential Tackle Box. In between her editing duties, Lynn is the irreverent voice of the Behler Blog: http://behlerblog.blogspot.com/. Since 2003, Behler Publications has been publishing best selling and critically acclaimed stories about everyday characters who end up doing extraordinary things due to a pivotal event that alters their perspective about life. Behler looks for books where readers say, “I’m a better/more thoughtful/smarter person for having read this book.” Bestsellers include Jan’s Story by CBS journalist Barry Petersen; Throwaway Players: The Concussion Crisis from PeeWee Football to the NFL by former Tampa Bay Buccaneers president, Gay Culverhouse;.
“Good Grief! Who ARE All These Publishers? – Friday, October 19, 10:45 – 11:45 AM
Different types of publishers – full education of commercial trade press, vanity, POD, what each can and can’t do for authors; “Will the real publisher please stand up?” Questions every writer should ask a publisher before they query. They will understand: the myths and realities of vanity and Print on Demand presses; what each publishing flavors can and can’t do for them; all the right questions to ask in order to discern between a POD publisher who says, “We are a ‘traditional’ publisher,” and the real thing.
“Character Development & the Dangling Carrot” – Sunday, October 21, 9:00-10:00 AM
This seminar deals with the three most important elements to creating a three dimensional character. Topics covered: Your character’s current life; Holy shock, Batman!; “Do I have what it takes?”
Agents & Publishers Panel – Friday, October 19 – 4:00 – 5:00 PM
To see Lynn by special appointment, check the website prior to the conference or the FWA registration desk at the conference. Note: Conference attendance is required for interviews.