September Conferences updated July 17, 2017
American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW)
If you write Christian fiction—or want to learn how—the ACFW conference is an investment worth making. We hope you’ll join us on this exciting journey. ACFW, the voice of Christian fiction.
Date: Aug. 21-24 Location: Grapevine, TX
Central Coasts Writer’s Conference
The goal of the 32nd Annual Central Coast Writers Conference presented by the Cuesta College Community Programs is to make affordable interactive workshops teaching skill development in numerous writing genres. We take pride in providing state-of-the industry publishing updates to aspiring writers and previously published authors.
Date: Sept. 28-30
Location: Cuesta College Campus, San Luis Obispo CA
Communication Central-Be a Better Freelancer
Sponsored by: Communication Central
The Communication Central Conference 12th annual, Be a Better Freelancer® conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in the U of Rochester’s College Town complex, Rochester, NY.
Date: Sept. 15-16, 2017
Location: Hilton Garden Inn in the College Town complex, Rochester, NY
*NAIWE members receive a discount.
Fall Weekend Writers’ Retreat, Antioch Writers’ Workshop at University of Dayton
Join us for an inspiring week-end getaway at the Bergamo Learning Center near Dayton, Ohio (http://www.bergamocenter.org/).Immerse yourself in small group sessions, one-on-one discussions and critiques, walking meditation on the beautiful Bergamo grounds, and of course, writing!
Sponsored by: Antioch Writers’ Workshop
Location: Bergamo Center in Beavercreek, Ohio
Date: Sept. 29-Oct. 1
Flathead River Writers’ Conference
This two day conference will be packed with energizing speakers. After a focus on publishing the past two years, this year‘s focus is on writing, getting your manuscripts honed and ready for your readers.
Date: Sept. 23-24
Location: Kalispell, MT (Near Glacier Park and the Rocky Mountains)
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.
Date: September 14-17
Location: Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning, Lexington, KY
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 37th annual conference. Join us in the crisp fall air, under the fall colors along Lake Michigan’s shore.
Date: Sept. 28-30
Location: Muskegon, Michigan
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.
Date: September 8-10
Location: Renaissance Hotel, Denver, Colorado
Southern California Writers’ Conference “A Weekend for Words”
Having facilitated some $4 million worth of first-time authors’ book and screen deals, the SCWC is devoted to writers of all levels working to become both exceptional authors and modern, entrepreneurial self-advocates. Through our uniquely tailored, inclusive programs the SCWC empowers writers with the vital recognition, encouragement, understanding and opportunities required to succeed in today’s ever-changing transmedia marketplace
Date: Sept. 22-24
Location: Newport Beach, CA
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Updated July 2017