The Nittany Valley Writers Network will host a writers workshop featuring C. Hope Clark as the speaker. The workshop will be held at Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen Street, State College, on Saturday, April 28 from 10 am to 4 pm.

Hope Clark is the editor of the Funds for Writers newsletters and the Funds for Writers website, one of the Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers from 2001 to 2011. She is a full-time freelance writer and the author of The Shy Writer: An Introvert’s Guide to Writing Success. The first book of her agricultural mystery series, Lowcountry Bribe–A Carolina Slade Mystery, was released in February 2012.

Clark will speak on four topics: The Story of Carolina Slade–A Mystery Becomes a Reality; Revisions–Polishing for Publication; Funding Streams for Your Freelance Career; and Platform and Other Tools for the Serious Writer, including a discussion of The Shy Writer.
After the talks, she will hold a question and answer session and a book signing.

Seating is limited. Registration is $20 through April 21, and $25 at the door if any spaces remain.

For more information about the workshop, contact Karen Dabney, NVWN workshop coordinator, at

For more information about C. Hope Clark, visit her websites, and