Another Successful Writers’ Conference at OU

Eighth Annual Conference Rochester Writers hosted its eighth annual event at Oakland University on Saturday. Nearly ninety people were in attendance taking up several rooms in the Oakland Center on campus. The all-day event began in 2008 as a way to bring authors and writers together for networking and professional development. The Presentations As usual, the conference had several workshops, lectures, and discussions going on simultaneously for attendees to select presentations that best … [Read more...]

Rochester Writers’ Conference is October 4

Seventh Annual Rochester Writers’ Conference October 4, 2014 “The Writer in You” is the theme for the seventh annual Rochester Writers’ Conference held at Oakland University. The one-day event brings together authors from several genres. New, working and published writers attend sessions designed for different skill levels, styles and topics. “The workshops and discussions at the conference build on the skills each attendee has,” said Michael Dwyer, organizer and founder of the event, … [Read more...]

Record Numbers at the 2012 Rochester Writers Conference

Success, Five Years in a Row The 2012 Rochester Writers’ Conference has had more attendees every year since it began in 2008. Originally held at Rochester College, organizers moved the event to Oakland University in 2010. Attendees, presenters and volunteers made up the 100 plus writers networking at the one-day conference on October 20th. “I really enjoyed it all,” states Vicki Wilke, returning attendee, “I learned a lot from Lisa Howard, the keynote (Stan Williams), Christine Rhein and … [Read more...]

Rochester Writers’ Conference Returns to OU

Rochester Writers’ Conference returns Saturday, October 20, 2012 The Writer’s Voice The theme to the fifth annual Rochester Writers’ Conference is The Writer’s Voice. “A writer’s style, hook, play with words and more create a unique voice,” states Michael Dwyer, founder and organizer of the event held at Oakland University in Rochester. “Besides crafting a tone that readers will recognize, writers need to develop diverse approaches to different writing projects.” The conference will … [Read more...]