Calling All Writers!

Save the Date

February 22, 2014
 17th Annual
Bay to Ocean Writers Conference
Sponsored by the

Kent Humanities Building, Chesapeake College
Intersection of Rt. 50 & 213, Wye Mills, Maryland
The Bay To Ocean Writers Conference is a one-day nonprofit  conference that has attracted and motivated more than 2,000 writers over its history. Attendees come from surrounding states and the District of Columbia as well as throughout the Chesapeake Bay and Delmarva region. The conference is sponsored by the Eastern Shore Writers Association, a nonprofit organization of writers from across the tristate Delmarva Peninsula. Registration opens Oct. 1, 2013.
Our mission is to inform, encourage, and inspire writers of all levels, from beginners to published authors. We strive to share helpful knowledge and experiences among writers about every facet of writing. Watch some 2012 BTO Conference speakers in this short  video. 
The BTO conference features workshops, presentations, and panel discussions on a wide variety of topics pertaining to the craft of writing, publishing, marketing, the Internet, and the intricacies of particular genres. It is an opportunity to meet with many writing peers in the region. Speakers include accomplished authors, poets, film writers, writing instructors, editors, and publishers.
BTO also offers one-on-one manuscript reviews with experienced writing instructors and editors for registered attendees for a fee. See our Manuscript page for details.

Above all, we strive to make this an enjoyable experience for everyone!

                     CONTACT US:
              Write: BTO Conference
                        P.O. Box 544
                        St. Michaels, MD 21663
taken from: Check it out!

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition

“Ghosts and ghouls,
phantoms and specters
and other things that go bump in the night”

October 25, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. 

Delmarva Public Radio’s

“Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition”

WSDL 90.7



WSDL 90.7, October 25, 2013  Haunted Tour Guide and Writer Mindie Burgoyne talks with Harold Wilson about “Ghosts in Literature” Friday, October 25, 2013 on Delmarva Public Radio’s “Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition” at 9:00 a.m. on WSDL 90.7.


Having recently crafted a series of Ghost Walks in small, historic towns on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Mindie takes guests on journeys that include legendary haunted places and lesser known sites associated with mystical or paranormal activity. She has spent years researching haunted sites in Maryland and her research has been used by  many other authors and media professionals including the National Geographic Television Network.


By day Mindie works for the State of Maryland assisting rural businesses and local governments with economic development issues. In her spare time, she writes books, operates four blog sites, writes for magazines and online publications, and runs a successful speaking and training platform on “Harnessing the Power of Social Media in Business. Mindie has lived on Maryland’s rural Eastern Shore for seven years.


For those outside the WSDL 90.7 broadcast area, “Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition” can be found on Delmarva Public Radio’s website at The program is also podcast and can be found on the stations website anytime following the broadcast. Links can also be found on the Eastern Shore Writers’ Association website at or on Harold Wilson’s website at


The Eastern Shore Writers’ Association is assisting Delmarva Public Radio with the production of the program.


Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized