Southern Novelist Reveals “How To” Tips at Dahlonega Writers’ Workshop

Dahlonega Literary Festival hosts “So You Want to Be a Published Novelist”
Workshop by well-known Georgia writer Ann Hite, Nov. 12, 2016.

“So You Want to Be a Published Novelist” is the title of a Writers Workshop and fundraiser planned by Dahlonega Literary Festival, 10 a.m. to noon, Nov. 12, in the downstairs meeting room of the Dahlonega Funeral Home.

Anne Hite, author three Appalachian-themed novels, is set to share her tips on how a budding novelist can get a book published. She will talk about preparing manuscripts, writing the dreaded query letter, and finding an agent. She will also explain the different publication venues and give pointers on what to do when a writer obtains a book deal.

Fees for the Dahlonega Literary Festival workshop are $65 for early bird registration; $50 for students; and $75 regular price, after Oct. 31. To pre-register, go to

Hite is known for her Black Mountain series – Ghost on Black Mountain, Where the Souls Go, the newly-released Sleeping Above Chaos, and novella, Lowcountry Spirit. She earned Georgia Author of the Year in 2012 for Ghost on Black Mountain, which was a Townsend Prize finalist. Hite, who lives in Smyrna, is published by both Simon & Schuster and Mercer University Press.

For more information about the workshop or Dahlonega Literary Festival, visit or contact Diane Bates,  or 706.265.9072.

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