Session Description

Kathy Nichols, Kim Conrey, and George Weinstein propose a panel discussion on writing minor characters and story pacing in different genres.

George Weinstein

George Weinstein is the Executive Director of the Atlanta Writers Club and the award-winning author of eight novels. He has conducted writing workshops for nearly two decades at writing conferences and literary festivals.

Kathy Nichols

Katherine Nichols is a writer of suspense with heart and humor. She is the author of The Sometime Sister, The Unreliables, and Trust Issues. A vice president of The Atlanta Writers Club, she also serves on the board of Sisters in Crime Atlanta. As a strong proponent of women authors supporting each other, Katherine is a co-host of the inspirational Wild Women Who Write Take Flight podcast. When she isn’t spending time with her children and grandchildren, Katherine loves to read, walk, and travel. She lives in Lilburn, Georgia with her husband, two rescue dogs, and two rescue cats.

Kim Conrey

Kim Conrey is the Georgia Author of the Year recipient in the romance category for Stealing Ares, traditionally published by Black Rose Writing and Losing Ares, the follow up. Her urban fantasy Nicholas Eternal was published in June 2023, and her memoir You’re Not a Murderer: You Just Have Harm OCD, which she co-wrote with her adult child, was released in October of 2023. Her work has also been published by numerous magazines and literary journals and received awards. She serves as VP of Operations for the Atlanta Writers Club and podcasts about writing with the Wild Women Who Write. She gives book marketing talks and speaks on various topics relating to writing at local and reginal writing conferences and literary festivals She is the co-author, with Roger Johns, of the quarterly column “If You Only Have An Hour: Time-Saving Tips & Tricks For Managing Your Writing Career”, which appears in Page Turner, the magazine of the Georgia Writers Museum and the Atlanta Writers Club.