3 Kerrie FlanaganKerrie Flanagan is an author, writing consultant, publisher and accomplished freelance writer with over 17 years’ experience. Her work has appeared in publications such as, Writer’s Digest, Alaska Magazine, The Writer, the Children's & Illustrator's Market and six Chicken Soup for the Soul books. For the past six years, her article, “How to Find Success in the Magazine World,” has been featured in the Writer’s Market.

She is the author of seven books, all published under her label, Hot Chocolate Press and is currently working on a magazine writing guide for Writer’s Digest. In addition to her own writing, she is passionate about helping other writers. She is the founder and former director of Northern Colorado Writers and now does individual consulting with writers. Her background in teaching and enjoyment of helping writers, has led her to present at writing conferences across the country, including the Writer's Digest Annual Conference in NYC, the Novel Writing Conference in L.A., Willamette Writer’s Conference and of course her favorite, the Northern Colorado Writer’s Conference.

Twitter: @Kerrie_Flanagan

Kerrie will be participating in the Author Panel and presenting:

How to Start Your Own Publishing Company

Demystifying Magazine Writing; A Writer's & Editor's Perspective with Jessica Strawser