Reminder! There’s still time to register for this conference organized by the Idaho Writers Guild. It’s 19-20 May, with a special pre-conference masterclass by Robert Dugoni.
Read more about it on their website.
SHORT NOTICE ALERT: If you’re interested in writing for games, there’s a two-day retreat starting 31 March in Newberg, Oregon.
With a combination of group and individual sessions, assignments, and feedback specific to your projects, this two-day retreat will help you learn to start your writing career with the help of seasoned professionals
UPDATE: Willamette Writers have recently announced that all the events on their online calendar (specifically, “all our monthly meetings, workshops, and coffees”) are now free and open to the public.
You don’t have to be a Willamette Writers member to join in, though a donation to support the guest speakers is encouraged and appreciated.
Thanks, Willamette Writers!
If you’ve not yet encountered Becca Syme (who’ll be at IWG’s 2023 Idaho Writers Conference, by the way), you have not yet been introduced to a paradigm shift that could have you completely rethinking how you’ve been doing things all along (and why they haven’t worked out as you’d hoped).
The 2023 Publish Better-Faster Digital Conference will take place Friday through Sunday, 3-5 March, and as it sounds, will be entirely online. Recordings will be provided if you get overwhelmed with all that’s on offer. Read more, in detail, here — and register today.
That’s the tagline for the 4 March “Make Crime Pay” event organized and presented by Writing Magazine (UK).
This is an all-day event with options for workshops-only or interviews-only, or both, for £30 and £50, respectively.
Author interviews include:
Workshops and Panel Talks include:
As the schedule is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. GMT, you’ll be relieved to know that all ticket holders will receive a recording of the event.
Willamette Writers have announced the keynote speaker for their 2023 Willamette Writers Conference, 2-6 August. Registration opens 1 March.
Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, which has sold more than 4 million copies worldwide and was made into an Oscar-nominated major motion picture.
And she hasn’t stopped there. Read about what she’s been doing since Wild.
Access to the conference is available both in-person (in downtown Portland) and online.
Their theme for this year is DREAM BIG.
ProWritingAid, the makers of that great self-editing software, is continuing its trend of periodically offering free online classes for specific genres. For 27 February through 2 March, the focus will be on FANTASY.
Replays are available on-demand for a week after the event. Did I mention that it’s free..?
This event offers a lot including
Mystery Writers of America (Northwest Chapter) is presenting a full-day mini-conference 11 February. It’s online, and available to nonmembers as well.
Tickets are available via Eventbrite – $10/members and $20 for nonmembers.
Read more about the courses and the presenters on the Eventbrite site.
A late-notice communication on a free seminar Saturday (14 January) morning presented via ProPathScreenwriting.
No strings, it’s a fun, interactive & LIVE discussion about the Third Act. Bring your questions!
Details here on their site: https://www.propathscreenwriting.com/event/act-three/
Do you write mysteries, suspense, crime fiction, thrillers? You are heartily invited to join us, sisters (and brothers)!
An Idaho chapter of the international crime-writer’s association, Sisters In Crime, is in the process of forming. Our first meeting will be in Boise one week from today, on 12 January (5-7 p.m. MT).
Meetings will be in Boise every other month. Check out their website, IdahoSinC.com, for more information.