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Leave, Now.

Ya, you heard me-leave. Go to writing conferences.

Here are 5 reasons (of many reasons) why you should attend writing conferences.

  1. Networking-One of the biggest reasons I love going to conferences are the people.
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Hot Titles & Upcoming Trends: A Look at BookExpo America 2016

Last week I attended BookExpo America—the largest annual publishing industry trade fair in the U.S. With an attendance of nearly 20,000, it’s a monumental gathering of publishers, editors, agents, book sellers, librarians, authors, and others in the industry.  1,044 more words


What Happened before Wildlife in the Garage

Friday night I came home around ten from an Eastern Shore Writers Association meeting in Berlin, Maryland. I went with Laura Ambler, Betty Ann Sands and Jo Ebling. 750 more words

Top 3 Things I Learned at ASJA Writers Conference 2016

My fourth visit to the American Society of Journalists and Authors Conference was to the 45th annual event last week in New York. I attended less than a handful of sessions because I got sick.   538 more words


Rethinking The Structure of Writing Groups

One of my favorite courses in college was Poetry Workshop.  The class was structured like a big writer’s conference or writer’s workshop session.  Each Wednesday evening, we would meet for three hours and share and discuss our work.   1,093 more words


Guest Post: Wesleyan Writers Conference

Today our guest contributor takes us through her experience at the Wesleyan Writers Conference. Margaret McNellis received a scholarship to attend last year’s conference. Less than a week after the event she pitched this post to me. 686 more words


Five Lessons I Learned at the 2016 Pocono Retreat, by Lori Ann Palma

Going to a conference, especially when it’s your first one, is always scary. Though I’ve been writing for years and heard about countless opportunities in my local area, I never made the leap to attend. 977 more words