2015-2016 Events



September 14
Midwest City Library

8143 E. Reno Avenue 
Midwest City,  OK 73110
Bill will talk to aspiring writers about the art and craft of writing.


Rose State Short Course on Writing
September 18-20
Tom Steed Community Learning Center
Rose State campus
Midwest City OK 

For the fourth consecutive year, Bill will organize and speak at this writers conference drawing speakers and attendees from all across the nation. For more information, visiti: https://www.rose.edu/content/business-community/community-learning/fall-writers-conference-short-course/


October 13, 2015
Stillwater Library Mystery Program
Stillwater Public Library
1107 S Duck
Stillwater OK
405 372 3633

Bill will participate in a Mystery Author panel at 7 p.m.


December 14, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue
333 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70130


December 15, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue
333 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70130


December 17, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

Las Vegas NV
Location To Be Announced


December 18, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

Las Vegas, NV
Location To Be Announced


December 21, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL DRAFTING: TRANSACTIONAL TIPS

Albuquerque Hyatt Regency
330 Tijeras Ave, NW, Albuquerque NM 87102


December 22, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

Albuquerque Hyatt Regency
330 Tijeras Ave, NW, Albuquerque NM 87102


December 23, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

Albuquerque Hyatt Regency
330 Tijeras Ave, NW, Albuquerque NM 87102


December 28, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL DRAFTING: TRANSACTIONAL TIPS

Embassy Suites Omaha-Downtown/Old Market
555 S 10th St, Omaha NE 68102


December 29, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

Embassy Suites Omaha-Downtown/Old Market
555 S 10th St, Omaha NE 68102


December 30, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

Embassy Suites Omaha-Downtown/Old Market
555 S 10th St, Omaha NE 68102


January 16
Oklahoma City Writers

Full Circle Bookstore
50 Penn Place
Oklahoma City OK


March 17, 2016
Persuasive Legal Writing: Winning With Words
Kansas City, MO
Location to be announced


March 18, 2016
Persuasive Legal Writing: Winning With Words
St Louis MO
Location to be announced


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.orgBill 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 23-26, 2016 Huntington Beach Retreat
Mystery Ink Bookstore

8907 Warner Avenue, #135
Huntington Beach CA 92647
714 960 4000Bill 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. 
For more information call 405 203 8641 or email willbern@gmail.com


Visit the Small Group seminar for more information on writing classes Bill is teaching in 2016.
Visit the Legal Writing CLEs page for information about Bill's legal writing seminars.