James River Writers Essential Guide to Writers Conferences

by Lana Krumwiede

Publisher: Lana Krumwiede

Publication Date: May 16, 2015

ISBN: 9781311220257

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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A writers conference is an important investment in your publishing career. These conferences can be spendy, and you'll want to get the most out of the time and money you invest. Set yourself up for success by using this guide to plan ahead. Topics include why writers should attend conferences, how to choose the best conference for you, preparing yourself and your manuscript, deciding what to bring and what not to bring, managing logistics, writing and delivering a pitch, handling a critique, using the conference to grow your network, understanding conference etiquette, and getting the most from conference follow-up. This book is chock full of tips and advice from a published author who has been involved with writing conferences for years as an attendee, speaker, and organizer. If you're planning to attend a writers conference, or even thinking about it, don't miss this practical and thorough guide. All proceeds from this book are donated to James River Writers.