For those of my followers who live in the United States, the Writer's Digest Annual Conference is coming up in August, full details below:
Fire up your
passion for writing with WD Annual’s can’t-miss keynote lineup!
BY AUGUST 17 FOR YOUR BEST PRICE
Attending the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference is
like going back to school. Only this time around, your professors are
New York Times
bestsellers, award winners and experienced authors who are passionate
about sharing their wisdom with you.
You won’t need a pricey textbook or a new backpack for these
can’t-miss keynote sessions. Just bring your favorite note-taking
device and the desire to learn!
Scottoline is a New York Times
bestseller, an Edgar award-winning author of 28 novels—and will be
sharing her secret to connecting with an audience, and lessons she’s
learned on her journey as a writer! Lisa’s novels are known for their
emotionality and their warm and down-to-earth characters, which
resonate with readers and reviewers long after they have finished the
books. Her message is the perfect one to kick off this inspiring
As the author of eight novels, two
collections of short stories and the memoir Elsewhere, Russo
has a rich writing history and plenty of tales to share. In 2002, he
received the Pulitzer Prize for Empire
Falls, which was also adapted into an HBO mini-series
starring Paul Newman, Ed Harris, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Helen
Hunt. Discover how this award-winning author got his start, and pull
inspiration for your own journey!
Levithan has made his name as the
bestselling author of some of today’s most-loved and most-read young
adult novels, including Will
Grayson, Will Grayson (co-authored with John Green); Every Day, Boy Meets Boy
and Nick and
Norah's Infinite Playlist (which was made into a 2008
film starring Michael Cera). Conclude your conference experience with
this powerful session that will encourage you to make the next leap
in your career.
want to re-energize your passion for writing, brush up on technique
basics or connect with elite authors, editors and publishers, you’ll
have the chance at the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference.