This past weekend, I got the exciting chance to speak in Edmonton, Canada at the 2013 Words in 3D Conference. The event—which had a turnout of more than 300 attendees (wow!)—was organized by the Get Publishing Communications Society, the Writers' Guild of Alberta, and the Editors’ Association of Canada (Prairie Provinces Branch). The conference was wonderful and I got to meet a lot of great people. It was an unusual and unique chance to get so far north to teach (it got dark there at 10:20 p.m.), and I would recommend the event to any in Alberta or nearby in future years.
I got to speak on getting a literary agent, getting magazine articles published, and more. The conference gave me a chance to teach, sign books, and also informally chat with writers about whatever was on their mind. Pretty nice.
Below find some images from the event. All images are courtesy of Edmonton-based photographer Jacob Bos, who runs Kids4Camera.com, a website that takes your donated cameras and gives them to youth who need a positive habit. Bos's 191 images from the event can all be found on Flickr. Thank you, Jacob!
Check Out These Great Upcoming Writers Conferences:
- Feb. 11, 2017: Writers Conference of Minnesota (St. Paul, MN)
- Feb. 16–19, 2017: San Francisco Writers Conference (San Francisco, CA)
- Feb. 24, 2017: The Alabama Writers Conference (Birmingham, AL)
- Feb. 25, 2017: Atlanta Writing Workshop (Atlanta, GA)
- March 25, 2017: Michigan Writers Conference (Detroit, MI)
- March 25, 2017: Kansas City Writing Workshop (Kansas City, MO)
- April 8, 2017: Philadelphia Writing Workshop (Philadelphia, PA)
- April 22, 2017: Get Published in Kentucky Conference (Louisville, KY)
- April 22, 2017: New Orleans Writers Conference (New Orleans, LA)
- May 6, 2017: Seattle Writers Conference (Seattle, WA)
- May 19–21, 2017: PennWriters Conference (Pittsburgh, PA)
- June 24, 2017: The Writing Workshop of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
- Aug. 18–20, 2017: Writer's Digest Conference (New York, NY)
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