Make plans now to attend the October 24-25, 2014 “Write Well, Sell Well” Writer’s Conference in Oklahoma City. Registration is available via EventBrite, including discounted “early bird” ticket options. The 2014 conference conference will be even more exciting than last year! Our lineup of speakers includes Cheryl McKay, an award-winning screen writer of the feature film, The Ultimate Gift, a new children’s book track, Friday afternoon sessions, banquet and keynote. This year our conference will span two days instead of one, giving writers more opportunities to learn and network together. Check out our updated Speakers page for full biographies on our conference faculty for 2014 including Rene Gutteridge, Melanie Hemry, Cheri Fuller, Victorya Rogers, Christopher Maselli, Stacie Jennings, Gina Lynnes, and Wesley Fryer.
Special Guest, Acquisitions Editor, Janene MacIvor
Nelson Books, Thomas Nelson Publishers, HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc.
Saturday Lunch and Keynote by Janene MacIvor
Winning in Today’s Publishing World
Janene will take 15 minute pitches on Friday and Saturday! You must be registered for the conference in order to participate. More details will be posted here soon, but be sure to subscribe to the Write Well Sell Well newsletter so you will be the first to know about further updates.
Have you ever wanted to have dinner with an agent or editor? Now’s your chance! It’s easy to qualify for your chance to sit with the faculty member of your choice! Everyone who refers a first time attendee will be entered into a drawing. Five VIP winners will be chosen who will get VIP seating for Friday night’s dinner. To enter simply email us to let us know who you referred as a first-time WWSW conference attendee.
We will be adding descriptions and additional information to our 2014 Tracks and Sessions page in upcoming weeks. Seven different tracks are planned for our 2014 conference including:
- Writing for the Children’s Market
- Social Media & Marketing
- Independent Publishing / E-Books
In addition to Cheryl McKay’s Friday night keynote (focusing on following your dreams as a writer) the conference will include a Saturday General Session by Christopher Maselli on Book Marketing and Social Media. A diverse array of breakout sessions will be offered by conference faculty including:
- Designing Your Career in Hollywood
- How to Get an Agent
- How to Be Your Own Editor
- Writing From Your Heart
- How to Stand Out
- Creative Book Builder for iPad Workshop
- Independent Publishing Options
- Marketing Your Writing Effectively
We’ll also have a panel discussion on “Navigating Your Way Through Independent Publishing,” in which authors share their experiences working with different companies and services including “print on demand” publishers.
Please help us spread the word about the conference, register early, and get ready for an awesome two days of learning at Write Well, Sell Well October 24 – 25, 2014 in Oklahoma City!