Connect with New York City literary agents
Meet with major publishing house editors
Pitch your book to agents and editors
Learn how to promote your book via social media and public relations
Participate in a self-publishing panel discussion
Unicorn Writers' Conference
Network with 30 agents, get MS feedback from industry shot-callers and hone your craft. Plus, get practical tutorials from publishing executives March 14, 2015
Writers Studio at UCLA Extension
An intensive 4 days of instruction and writing. Participants choose from 10 workshops in which they work closely with a professional writer, limited to 15 students.
Los Angeles, CA
The Writer's Retreat of Your Dreams
The Writer's Retreat of Your Dreams: a week of unparalleled instruction, inspiration, community and deep rest in a stunning setting on the Northern California coast.
San Francisco Writers Conference
San Francisco Writing for Change is Sept. 6, 2014. San Francisco Writers Conference featuring 100+ bestselling authors, agents, editors and publishers is Feb 12-15, 2015.
San Francisco, CA
PNWA Summer Writers Conference
Our mission is to develop writing talent through education, accessibility to the publishing industry, and participation in an interactive, vital writer community.
Mendocino Coast Writers Conference
3-day annual conference features small group genre intensives, lectures, readings, one-on-one consultations, editor/agent/publisher chat rooms. Jul 31-Aug 2, 2014. Fort Bragg, CA. Celebrating our 25th season.
Fort Bragg, CA
Maranatha Christian Writers' Conference
Fast-paced, information-packed sessions and workshops. Consultations with authors, agents, editors, and publishers included. Beautiful setting with on-site resort-like accommodations. Sep 15-18, 2014
Irv Bauer Screenwriting in Italy
Two-week Screenwriting Intensive in the story book beauty of Spoleto, Italy. In depth process from Character to First Draft. Small groups, all levels.
Spoleto, Umbria, Italy
Houston Writers Guild
Houston Writers Guild Annual Fall Writing Contest is Open to ALL writers! Entering is easy. $75 prize awarded to first place in each category.
Free Expressions Seminars
Unparalleled instruction, feedback, and inspiration from industry professionals. Our simple goal: to help you achieve artistic and commercial success—now and for your entire writing career.
Minneapolis, MN : Hood River, OR : Virginia Beach, VA : Seattle, WA
Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference
Bring your in-progress book-length or chapbook-length poetry manuscript to the decision-makers. The only conference designed to set poets on a path towards book publication.
Greenfield, MA : Truchas, NM : Wilmington, VT : Whidbey Island, WA : Washington,
Abroad Writers' Conference
A Summit of Professional Writers and Award Winning Authors. LAKE COMO June 21 - 28th. SPAIN December 13 - 20th. Workshops with Pulitzer Authors. Nightly Readings and Lectures.
San Francisco Bay Area, CA : LAKE COMO, Italy : Granada, Spain
2015 Las Vegas Writer's Conference
Las Vegas Writer's Conference has sessions and workshops for all levels of writers from beginners to ready to publish whether traditional or self publishing.