Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Writer's Digest Conference August 18 August

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!


Writer's Digest Annual Conference | August 18-20 | New York City
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!

Keynote Sessions
Opening Keynote Lisa Scottoline
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 weekend!

Central Keynote Richard Russo
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!

Closing Keynote David Levithan
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.
Whether you 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.

The first step is saving your seat by August 17!
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