Conferences & Workshops

Romance Writers Conference – full recordings available

The next best thing to being there, the full set of recordings of the “Romance Around the World” Spring Fling Writers Conference presented by Chicago-North RWA in July 2020 is available for purchase and viewing through 27 July 2021. The archive will only be available until that date. Highlights include: Thursday full-day master class with …

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Book Week Scotland – November 2020

Especially in this age of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more book conferences and festivals are going online. This protects the participants, but also has the benefit of opening the event up to a larger audience than could normally travel to the venue. One such festival is Book Week Scotland. Running from 16-22 November 2020, …

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The Quills Conference (online) 13-16 Aug.

Join the League of Utah Writers for an exceptional multi-day virtual writing conference. Take classes in craft, publishing, and marketing; connect with New York Times Bestselling authors; pitch to acquiring editors and agents. It’s happening 13-16 August 2020. Members: $110-175; non-members $150-215. Read more about it at QuillsConference.com.

Genre Requirements

Join this Idaho Writers Guild “Writer’s Corner” workshop presented by editor and writing coach Stacey Smekofske. Make sure that your work meets genre requirements and even exceeds your readers’ expectations. Learn how to include obligatory content that is expected for your genre and remain innovative with your story. Presented online from 7 p.m. to 8 …

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Willamette writers conference

The annual Willamette Writers Conference will be entirely online for 2020. Pitch agents. Sit down with producers. Sharpen your manuscript with industry pros. You can do all this from the comfort of your own home, July 30 – August 2, 2020! Featuring keynote speakers Cheryl Strayed, Pete Souza, Mitchell S. Jackson, Zoraida Córdova, Rosanne Parry, …

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