Department of Parks
Dogwood Writing Conference April 25-26 At Greenbo Lake
GREENUP, Ky. – Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Greenup will host the Third Annual Dogwood Writing Conference April 25-26.
All writers and would-be writers are welcome to attend this conference, which will include speakers, editors and agents. Writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, children and young adult, inspirational, family journals and genealogy, and others types of literature are welcome.
This conference is hosted by the Kentucky-Ohio-West Virginia chapter of the Romance Writers of America.
Speakers will include Pamela King Cable, a motivational speaker and author; Virgil Davis, an author and black belt in karate; and Maddie James, an author. The editors and agents will include Raelene Gorlinsky, editor of Ellora’s Cave and Cerridwen Press; Ami Russell, editor with Wild Rose Press; and Christine Witthohn, an agent for Book Cents Literary Agency.
The registration fee is $45. After April 1, the fee is $55. Special lodging rates are being offered to conference participants. For more information, contact Mary Shortridge at email@example.com or call (606)-326-2148.
Besides Jesse Stuart Lodge, Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Greenup has Anglers’ Cove Restaurant, a campground, a gift shop and 23 miles of hiking trails. For more information, phone 1-800-325-0083 or visit www.parks.ky.gov . Greenbo Lake State Resort Park is located just seven miles off of Highway 23, known as “The Country Music Highway.”
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 53 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Commerce Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. Each year, Kentucky parks draw 7 million visitors and contribute $317 million to the economy. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov