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Top Ten Reasons to Attend the Put Your Heart In A Book Conference!

Registration for New Jersey Romance Writers’ Put Your Heart in a Book (PYHIAB) Conference is well underway. This year we’re hosting the conference on October 16th and 17th at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel in Iselin, NJ. 732 more words


Six Bits of Wisdom on Writing Conferences

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I’m back from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrator’s (SCWBI) Conference in L.A and A Room of Her Own (AROHO) writing retreat at Ghost Ranch, Abiquiú, New Mexico. 736 more words


Writers' Conferences

I had the privilege of teaching a workshop last week in the Oregon Christian Writers’ Conference held at the Red Lion Inn in Portland. I hadn’t attended a writers’ conference in a number of years, so it was a delight to be back with familiar faces and people of like interests. 824 more words


Overcoming the Fear of Rejection

This year, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to attend a couple writers’ workshops and pitch some wonderful people. A couple weeks ago, I attended the Midwest Writers Workshop and, wow, what an event. 605 more words


5 quick questions with Kate Belle - convenor of the RWA "Get Fresh in 15" program!

This year’s Romance Writers of Australia Conference looks set to be an extraordinary affair. I can’t wait to be part of it. So much so I have invited the conference convenor Kate Belle to answer some questions for me on what will make it so spectacular. 693 more words


jenniferscoullar reblogged this on Jennifer Scoullar - Bestselling Author of Rural Fiction and commented:

I am SO looking forward to the RWA Conference this year, to be held in my home state of Victoria. It's thanks to an earlier such conference that I got my big publishing break. This year promises to be bigger, bolder and more inclusive than ever. The conference will be held in partnership with the famous Melbourne Writers Festival. My good mate and conference convener, Kate Belle, has a chat to Anita Heiss, one of the fabulous speakers on offer.

Who? Me?

I attended the Speak Up Conference in Grand Rapids Michigan the end of July. I tend to feel inadequate at these conferences because it seems that I’m surrounded by much more accomplished and experienced people. 910 more words


It's Over. Now What?

Whenever I had to plan an event at work, e.g., a three-day training session for a few thousand supervisors and managers, I always treated it as if these were people coming to my house. 758 more words