Writer's Digest Annual Conference
Join Writer's Digest for a weekend spent connecting with your fellow writers and your craft!
The Writer’s Digest Annual ConferenceAugust 1–3 in New York City—is your chance to acknowledge the importance of writing in your life! You’re likely reading this email because writing is your passion, and a trip to the Conference is a perfect—and purposeful—affirmation of your goals. Take advantage of $50 in Early-Bird savings when you register by May 19. Get your ticket today!
“Everything I know about life,
I learned from the daily practice
of sitting down to write.”
New York Times Bestselling Author
Dani Shapiro, Still Writing: The Perils
and Pleasures of a Creative Life
Dani will share her thoughts as the Conference’s Opening Keynote Speaker. Join her as she discusses the lifestyle that authors must commit to, as well as celebrating the joys to be found in writing. Don’t miss her inspiring insights into the craft!
Dani Shapiro
Customize your conference!In addition to choosing from a bounty of sessions in each of the Conference’s four focus areas—Self-Publishing, Craft, Getting Published and Platform and Promotion—you can create your dream writing weekend by taking advantage of these learning and networking opportunities:

  • Want to take part in Pitch Slam, the Conference’s signature event? You’ll want to register for the Pitch Slam/Basic Conference Package. More than 50 agents and editors will be on hand, so take advantage of the rare opportunity to pitch your book to as many as possible! Remember, registrations for this package are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register now!Pitch Slam
  • Platform, Promotion
  • Friday’s Boot Camps will each be led by veteran literary agents eager to share their tips with you about how to create the kind of work that catches publishers’ attention. If you’re curious about what agents are really thinking as they crack open a manuscript, these Boot Camps will be both eye opening and chock full of information you can use.
  • If you’re already published, or simply well informed about the industry, Writer’s Digest Pro is a Friday mini-conference designed with you in mind. In addition to sessions on advanced social media, author branding and contract negotiations, you’ll glean inspiration from self-publishing phenom Hugh Howey and sage advice from Senior Literary Agent Larry Kirshbaum.

When you spend a weekend getaway immersing yourself in your writing, it won’t just be memorable—it will be meaningful, too. Make that commitment and register today.

Writer's Digest Annual Conference



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