"I'd have to say my favorite was any time Lora took the mike. I love to laugh and Lora has such a clear ability to appreciate the humor in any setting. As a first-timer, I defiantly enjoyed the poignant, serious moments, but the humorous ones keep popping back to mind." Trish Perry
" I loved the awards banquet and the good critique and affirmation in the writer's retreat. " Roberta Brosius
"Lora could make me laugh with just her giggle." Amy Mable
"I loved the Literary Coffeehouse. I'll never grow out of wanting to be read to." Tonya Wilhelm
"I wasn't able to go this year, but was blessed by being able to follow the conference on facebook." Michele Huey
All conferees who attend at least one workshop daily during the conference week may enter the writing contests, to compete for cash prizes and certificates. The rules and categories for the June 2014 conference will be posted in March 2014.