January 19th, 2018

Care to promote your writing conference?



I'm a big fan of writing conferences. Sure, some meet our personal budget and current needs better than others, and not everyone you encounter leaves you feeling all warm and fuzzy about your future potential, but if you go along with an open mind, the positives far outweigh any negatives.

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If you know of a writing conference taking place this year, please share a link to its homepage in a comment. I'll upload it into the main post here.


            FEBRUARY


2019_NY_conf-home SCBWI Winter Conference
Fri-Sun, February 8th-10th, 2019 - New York, New York

Farpoint Farpoint Convention
Fri-Sun, February 8th-10th, 2019 - Hunt Valley, Maryland



                  MARCH

Sleuthfest Sleuthfest
Thurs-Sun, March 14th-17th, 2019 - Boca Raton, Florida


Write-Stuff The Write Stuff Conference
Thurs-Sat, March 21st -23rd, 2019  - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

zlsfw Create Something Magical Writers & Readers Conference
Sat-Sun, March 30th - 31st,
2019 - Iselin, New Jersey


                                                  APRIL

Z pikespeak conf Pikes Peak Writers Conference
Fri-Sun, April
2019 (exact dates tba) - Colorado Springs, CO

malice Domestic Malice Domestic
Fri-Sun, Apr 2019 (exact dates tba) - Bethesda, Maryland


  MAY

Penn WritersPennWriters Conference
Fri-Sun, May 2019 (exact dates tba) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania


zBalticonLogo Balticon
Fri-Mon, May
2019 (exact dates tba) - Baltimore, Maryland


                   JUNE


Rutgers Rutgers University Writers' Conference
Sat-Sun, June
2019 (exact dates tba) - New Brunswick, New Jersey


zdwf conf DFW Writer's Conference
Sat-Sun, June 2019 (exact dates tba) - Dallas, Texas



NJ scbwi   SCBWI NJ Chapter - Summer Conference
June
2019 (exact dates tba) - New Brunswick, New Jersey


zPWC Philadelphia Writers' Conference
Fri-Sun, June, 2019
(exact dates tba) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Deadly ink Deadly Ink
Fri-Sun, June, 2019 (exact dates tba)  - Rockaway, New Jersey




                    JULY


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IWWG Summer conference
Fri-Fri, July 2019 (exact dates tba) - Allentown, Pennsylvania



Shore Leave Shore Leave
Fri-Sun, July
2019 (exact dates tba) -  Hunt Valley, Maryland


                 AUGUST


Killer Nashville Killer Nashville
Thurs-Sun, August 2019 (exact dates tba) - Franklin, Tennessee


               SEPTEMBER
Women Who Write (Men are also welcome at the conference)
Saturday, September
2019 (exact dates tba) - Madison, New Jersey



                  OCTOBER


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Creatures, Crimes, and Creativity
Fri-Sat, October 2019 (exact dates tba) - Columbia, MD


NJRWPut Your Heart in a Book
Fri-Sat, October  2019 (exact dates tba) - Iselin, NJ


Magna Cum Murder Magna Cum Murder
Fri-Sun, October 2019 (exact dates tba) - Indianapolis, Indiana




                NOVEMBER

new england crime bake Crime Bake
Fri-Sun, November 9 -11, 2018 - Dedham, Massachusetts


sjwg South Jersey Writers Conference
Sat, November 10th, 2019 - West Berlin, New Jersey

philcon Philcon
Fri-Sun, November 16th - 18th, 2018 - Cherry Hill, New Jersey


                 DECEMBER







SOME FUN, CONFERENCE-RELATED LINKS:

10 Things You Shouldn’t Say to an Agent During an In-Person Pitch

The Agent Pitch: 10 Responses You Don't Want to Hear