Helen Hemphill is taking over the directorship of the Whole Novel Workshop for the Highlights Foundation in 2012 and has an amazing lineup of writers, editors and agents who will be teaching aspiring writers and helping with their manuscript revisions.
The Highlights Foundation has also opened a new conference center on the farm in PA where the workshops take place! You can see more photos of The Barn on the Highlights Foundations FB page.
Interested writers are encouraged to sign up. Highlights Foundation classes and programs are highly recommended.
Enter to win a paperback copy of The Adventurous Deeds of Deadwood Jones by Helen Hemphill (Front Street, 2008/Boyds Mills, 2011). From the promotional copy:
So as soon as things get ugly he jumps on the horse, pulls his friend Omer up behind him, and heads off. They hook up with a cattle drive out of Texas heading for Deadwood, North Dakota.
To enter, comment on this post and include an email address (formatted like: cynthia at cynthialeitichsmith dot com) or a link to an email address. Or email Cynthia directly with "Deadwood Jones" in the subject line. Author-sponsored. Eligibility: U.S./Canada entries only. Deadline: midnight CST Oct. 31.
See also a Cynsations interview with Helen.