Writer’s Conferences

Savvy business owners attend industry conferences that will help them make the right connections and say abreast of industry changes; writers must do the same!  Again, embrace the fact that your book is a business –  get out there and network.  Writer’s conferences are the perfect place to meet your peers and other key industry figures such as  agents, publishers, and marketing professionals who can be instrumental in how successful you are in your book publishing and marketing efforts. This list will grow – bookmark this page and come back often!

Book Expos and Conferences

Book Expo America:
http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/
Romantic Times:
http://www.rtbookreviews.com/convention-home
Romance Writers of America:
http://www.rwa.org/
ShawGuides – THE Guide to Writers Conferences and Workshops:
http://writing.shawguides.com/
Unicorn Writers Conference:
http://www.unicornwritersconference.com/Unicorn_Writers_Conference.html
The Writers’ Conferences & Centers (WC&C) website is a valuable resource for writers looking for comprehensive information about attending the most established writing conferences, centers, festivals, residencies, or retreats in North America and abroad.
http://www.writersconf.org/

 

Christian Writers Conferences

One of the oldest and top Christian writers conferences in the U.S. is Mt. Hermon located south of San Jose, CA and held each spring over the Palm Sunday weekend. This conference has been one of the outstanding ones in terms of faculty, material and conference facility.

The Mt. Hermon Christian Writers Conference

Another spring conference to consider is the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. Nestled into the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, this conference has a world-class conference center and staff. Check out the details at:

The Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference

One of the well-done conferences in the fall is the CLASS Christian Writers Conference in New Mexico. The beautiful facility and faculty make this conference worth your consideration.

The CLASS Christian Writers Conference

If you are looking to attend a Christian writer’s conference in June then consider the Write to Publish Conference held in the Billy Graham Center on the Wheaton College Campus outside of Chicago, IL, this conference has excellent facilities, well-known editors on staff and is one to consider attending:

The Write To Publish Conference

Each August, the Oregon Christian Writers have a well-attended conference that is worth your consideration:

The Oregon Christian Writers Summer Conference

Marlene Bagnull runs two excellent Christian conferences that you should also conider attending in Colorado and Philadelphia. To learn the specific details use these links:

Colorado Christian Writers Conference and Greater Philadelphia Christian Writers Conference

Here are some other conferences to consider which may be closer in location or a more time convenient for you to attend:

The Florida Christian Writer’s Conference

The Jerry B. Jenkins Writing for the Soul Writer’s Conference

In addition, Sally Stuart who produces a Christian Writer’s Market Guide maintains an up-to-date list at:

Sally Stuart’s Conference List

 

One Response to Writer’s Conferences

  1. to the comment poster above, you are absolutely right

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *