16th Annual Florida Writers Conference

“What A Character”
October 19 – 22 in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Chrissy Jackson

FWA Director Emerita

Chrissy Jackson is past president and current Director Emerita of FWA where she has been in a leadership role since 2005. She has also served as conference director since 2006. As a member of the Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College Chrissy also works as a Discussant Colleague, working with various professors in the classroom to stimulate discussion among students about the current assignments. She has participated for three years in courses in ethics and psychology.


Ethics for Writers – with Anne Dalton

It’s a great idea, but is it ethical to use it? Is it legal? What’s the difference between ethical decisions and legal decisions? As an author, how can you tell? How much permission do you need from another author? Join Anne and Chrissy Jackson for a practical, fun discussion about the ethics and legalities of writing.

Attendees will learn:

  • When it’s ethical to use someone else’s ideas or words.
  • When it’s legal to borrow someone else’s concepts.
  • How to actively participate in a Critique Group and still write stories ethically and legally.

Interview Topics

Pick your topic and Chrissy will be happy to talk with you about it.


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