Category Archive: Getting published:

Feb 05 2017

2017 San Francisco Writers Conference & Classes

What: Well-established conference
When: February 16-19, 2017
Where: Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Fransisco

Why:

Meet over one hundred literary agents, editors, publishers and bestselling authors. Explore the best ways to publish and promote your work. Hear about new trends in the industry. Boost your social media reach. Build your writing career.

Selected presenters:

  • Heather Graham, Flawless
  • John Perkins, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
  • William Bernhardt, The Game Master
  • Jon Agee, Terrific
  • Rusty Shelton
  • Steven Spatz, president of BookBaby

Activities:

  • “A-Pro session”
  • consult with an editor
  • pitch & open mic sessions
  • one-on-one networking with presenters
  • talk to representatives of both self-publishing and traditional publishing
  • Speed Dating with Agents (extra)

Topics covered:               

  • Autobiography/Memoir
  • Business/Technical
  • Children’s
  • Fiction
  • Humor
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Mystery
  • Nature
  • Non-fiction
  • Poetry
  • Publishing
  • Religion
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction/Fantasy
  • Screenwriting
  • Travel
  • Young Adult

SFWC also offers Pre and Post Event classes on February 16th and 20th open to all writers. You will also find free sessions during the conference. See the website for details.

sfwriters.org

Oct 27

Shape up with online writing classes from Absolute Write

What: Absolute online writing classes and workshops
When:
Year round

Where: Online, based in Seattle, Washington

Why: Attend online writing classes year round to improve your craft. Teaching methods vary from instructor to instructor, but include online writing courses with assignments, one-on-one instruction, and tutorials.

Focus on Business/Technical, Children’s, Fiction, Marketing, Non-fiction, Poetry, Publishing or Screenwriting.

Selected faculty:

  • Andrea Campbell
  • Sheila Bender
  • Amy Brozio-Andrews
  • Deborah Bouziden
  • Mike Sedge
  • George Sheldon
  • Elsie Walker
  • Bill Van Nostran

Contact:

Amy Brozio-Andrews
Managing ed.
Absolute Write
8911 Vernon Road M#165
Lake Stevens, WA 98258
United States
(518) 331-7994