Four Engaging Experts: Steven James -best-selling suspense and craft author, and host of The Story Blender podcast shares with us “Suspense Essentials: Secrets to Tapping Into Tension Whatever Genre You Write,” and “Story Trumps Structure: How to Write Unforgettable Fiction by Breaking the Rules.” Arianne “Tex” Thompson-editor, fantasy author, and egregiously enthusiastic teacher talks about how to “Edit Like A Boss,” and “Auntie M’s Guide to Greaseless Self-Promotion.” Eric Smith-YA author and literary agent present “Querying and Query Letters—An Agent’s Perspective,” and lends his expertise to our author panel discussion. Angela Ackerman-writing coach, international speaker, and bestselling author will speak on “How to Raise Stakes (Without Killing Everyone)” and “Character Brainstorming: How to Uncover Your Character’s Emotional Wound.”
Online flexibility: The entirety of our conference will be via Zoom. This will allow our international writing community to join us from the safety and comfort of their homes.
Convenient Scheduling: Speakers don’t overlap, so you get all the great craft, editing, and industry advice.
Networking opportunities: We’ve scheduled time for socializing so you can meet other time-crunched writers just like you.
Affordable: Early bird tickets, before June 15th, are only $100 a ticket for all three days. After June 15th, they go up to $125.