Workshop 2017

Learn to write your best. Learn to Sell what you write.

Site Updated: July 16, 2017


Be the writer, playwright, screen writer you want to be. Learn how to sell what you write. Join us at the Permian Basin Writers Workshop on the Midland College campus for an intense three days of delightful learning and networking.

The Permian Basin Writers Workshop (PBWW) has again put together a stellar group of presenters and teachers of the writing craft and marketing technique. Each of these individuals has proven experience and success in the category they present. They can and will share with you the tricks of the trade, the sand traps to avoid and the path for you individually to reach your goal. All presentations are on the lovely Midland College campus. The Friday format covers…

Friday, Sept. 15th

Writers Boot Camp with Chuck Sambuchino

An Overview of Your Publishing Options Today.

Everything You Need to Know About Agents and Query Letters.

“Writers Got Talent”—a Page 1 Critique Fest.

Platform, Social Media, and Blogging.

Ten Keys to Writing Success.

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Saturday, Sept. 16th

Breakout Sessions Just For You


Dana Lynn Smith Marketing

Jane K. Cleland Mystery

Johnny D. Boggs Westerns

Laura Drake Romance, Fiction








Tom Blubaugh Literary Strategist

Sara Swann-Barnard Romance, YA and Children

Elizabeth Sims Author and contributing editor at Writer’s Digest








“You have to Dream the Dream before it becomes REAL.”

So what are you dreaming about?


Pitch the Agents and Editors


Jennifer Canzoneri /BenBella Books>Non Fiction of all kinds

Mark Falkin/ Fiction

Sara Swann-Barnard/Prairie Rose Publication> Fiction

Julie Gwinn/Seymour Literary>Romance, Suspense, Mystery

Jeanie Loiacono/ Loiacono Literary>Fiction
















Sunday, Sept. 17th

Christian Writing with DiAnn Mills and Cynthia Ruchti

DiAnn Mills/ Christian Fiction

Cynthia Ruchti/ Author and ACFW Representative











2017 Workshop Discount for all 3 Days


Students at the door, $25.00 per day
Scholarships available.

No Refunds. If you are not able to attend we will send you a Tax Deduction Receipt.


Join the Permian Basin Bookies only $75.00

Join the Bookies at the time of Registration and…

get back a $50.00 Rebate Check