Writers’ Conferences in September


American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW)
“The Premier Christian Fiction Conference”   Just a couple of the highlights anticipated for the 2013 conference include our amazing Keynote Speaker, Robin Jones Gunn and an Early Bird Session led by late stage story development NYC editor, Lisa
Location: Indianapolis, IN
September 13-15

New York Pitch Conference focuses on the art of the novel pitch as a best method for having your work taken seriously, and as a diagnostic workshop method for exploring the elements of the story itself to determine the quality and marketability of your novel (or your work-in-progress) as you dialogue and network with the best industry professionals in New York.
Location: New York, NY
September 19-22

11th Annual Southern California Writers’ Conference “A Weekend for Words”
So whether you’re a writer just starting out, a writer looking to get professional feedback on your work, a writer at the ready, or a writer simply wanting to hang with other writers, join us for the Eleventh Annual Southern California Writers’ Conference.
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Sept. 20-22

Write for His Glory Annual Conference
Sponsored by: SCWA, Southwest Christian Writers Association
34th Annual Conference – Keynote: David Pierce-David’s Topic: “The ABC’s of Writing”– Understanding How the “Me” in Memoir Works–And the Secret to Writing Mysteries is…– If Perseverance Was Easy, Everyone Would Do It–Never Underestimate the Power of Teeny Tiny- Rhonda Gibson: “The Three P’s–Patience, Persistence, and Perseverance”–Joe Bowden: “Social Media, Our 21st Century Book Table.”
Location: Durango, CO
September 20-21

Kentucky Women’s Writing Conference
The Kentucky Women Writers Conference is an annual event known for bringing notable women writers to Lexington for readings, writing workshops and discussions.
Location: Lexington, KY
September 20-21

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Colorado Gold Conference
Sponsored by: RMFW
Every year, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers is pleased to present the Colorado
Gold Conference, where hundreds of writers from all over the US and beyond gather for a full weekend of writerly comaraderie, exciting programming, and opportunities to pitch projects to the industry’s top agents and editors.
Location: Renaissance Hotel, Denver, Colorado
September 20-22

The Algonkian Novel Workshops
“From The Heart, But Smart: Premise, Platform, and Execution in Today’s Tough Novel Market”Unique Craft-and-Market Novel Workshops and Events For Planners,
Beginners, and Veterans
Location: Algonkain Park is located 30 miles from Washington, D.C.
September 25 – 29

Maranatha Christian Writers’ Conference
In addition to the quality speakers, editors, and agents, we create opportunities for you to spend quality time with professional experts. We will celebrate our 36th annual conference. Join us in the crisp fall air, under the fall colors along Lake Michigan’s shore.
Location: Muskegon, MI
September 25-28

Flathead River Writers’ Conference
This two day conference will be packed with energizing speakers. After a focus on publishing the past two years, this years focus is on writing, getting your manuscripts honed and ready for your readers.
Location: Kalispell, MT
September 28 & 29

Chicago Writers Conference
This conference brings writers together for an informative and fun weekend to network with other writers, rub elbows with publishers, and connect with agents.
Location: Downtown Chicago
September 27-29

Writer’s Digest Conference West
You’ll make real connections with fellow writers, experience the thrill of pitching your work to literary agents and editors, and get practical publishing-industry advice and writing inspiration from successful authors at Writer’s Digest Conference West.
Location: Los Angeles
September 27-29

Be a Better Freelancer – Marketing Magic and More for Your Business
Sponsored by: Communication Central
Register today! Be a Better Freelancer: Marketing Magic and More for Your Business,” the eighth annual Communication Central conference for freelance writers, editors, proofreaders, indexers, graphic artists, photographers and other communicators.
Location: Rochester Plaza Hotel, Rochester, NY
September 27-29
NAIWE members receive a discount.  Register by Aug. 30 for best rates.





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