2016 Events


May 13, 2016
Release date for the seventh book in the Red Sneaker Writers Series
Excellent Editing: The Writing Process
https://www.amazon.com/Excellent-Editing-Writing-Process-Sneaker-ebook/dp/B01FHYK3N2‚Äč


May 18-22, 2016 Eureka Spring Retreat
The Writers Colony at Dairy Hollow

515 Spring Street
Eureka Springs AR 72632
479 253 7444
www.writerscolony.org
Bill will lead a four-day intensive workshop for writers who want to take their work to the next level. Participants will submit work in advance for Bill to review. Each day will have several classes (about six hours a day), plus presentations by other published writers, plus free time to write in one of the most gorgeous environments on earth. The content of the course will be tailored to participants. Local writers can attend the "Class Only" version, while people wanting to retreat for a few days can stay at the Writers Colony with room, board, and meals included. The Writers Colony is completely up-to-date and has beautiful rooms perfectly tailored to the needs of working writers.
For more information call 405 203 8641 or email willbern@gmail.com


June 9-12, 2016 Nashua NH (Boston area) Retreat
Crowne Plaza Nashua
2 Somerset Parkway
Nashua NH 03063
603-595-4129
Bill will lead a four-day intensive workshop for writers who want to take their work to the next level. Participants will submit work in advance for Bill to review. Each day the class will meet for 4-6 hours, including instruction from Bill as well as presentations by other published writers, plus free time to write. The content of the course will be tailored to participants. 
Cost: $399
For more information call 405 203 8641 or email willbern@gmail.com


June 18, 2016
Texas Bass Association convention
Ft Worth TX

Bill will be speaking on legal issues pertaining to writing. For more information, contact the Texas Bar Association.


June 25, 2016
Release date for Bill's second book of poetry
The Ocean's Edge


June 30-July 3, 2016 Durango Colorado Retreat
338 Rockwood Dr.
Durango CO 81301-7191
405 203 8641
Bill will lead a four-day intensive workshop for writers who want to take their work to the next level. Participants will submit work in advance for Bill to review. Each day the class will meet for 4-6 hours in a private cabin in a beautiful part of the San Juan Mountains, with instruction from Bill as well as presentations by other published writers, plus free time to write. The content of the course will be tailored to participants.
Cost: $399
For more information call 405 203 8641 or email willbern@gmail.com


August 11-14, 2016 Eureka Springs Retreat
Writers Colony at Dairy Hollow
515 Spring Street
Eureka Springs AR 72632
479 253 7444
www.writerscolony.org

Bill will lead a four-day intensive workshop for writers who want to take their work to the next level. Participants will submit work in advance for Bill to review. Each day will have several classes, plus free time to write in one of the most gorgeous environments on earth. The content of the course will be tailored to participants. Writers can attend the "Class Only" version, while people wanting to retreat for a few days can stay at the Writers Colony with a private room and most meals included. (A home-cooked dinner weekdays and a stocked kitchen the rest of the time.) The Writers Colony is completely up-to-date and has lovely rooms perfectly tailored to the needs of working writers.
Class: $399
Rooms and meals at the Writers Colony: $75 per night. For room reservations: P: 479-253-7444, Email: director@writerscolony.org

For more information call 405 203 8641 or email willbern@gmail.com


September 17, 2016
Oklahoma City Writers
Bill will speak on writing. For more information, visit the OCW website.


September 23-25, 2016
Rose State Writing Conference
Tom Steed Community Learning Center
Rose State campus
Midwest City OK 

Bill will organize and speak at this writers conference drawing speakers and attendees from all across the nation, including Katherine Center and many others. For more information or to register, visiti: www.rose.edu/content/business-community/community-learning-center/writers-conference-2016/


October 20, 2016
True Lit conference
Fayetteville Publica Library
Bill will host a writing workshop during the conference. For more information, visit: http://www.faylib.org