WD Events - Writer's Digest

WD Events

Learn more about Writer's Digest's two big events, the Annual Conference and the Novel Writing Conference. In 2020, both have gone virtual and will be held November 5-7 with the unprecedented opportunity for writers to get an All Access pass to both.
Author:
Publish date:
Writer's Digest Events

For 100 years, Writer's Digest has been the go-to resource for all things writing and getting published. With our magazines, books, online education, and a bevy of online resources and services—we've never been more accessible to more writers across all genres and experience levels.

We are striving to make our conferences more accessible! Whether you're on the East or West Coast, or living in the Midwest, there's a Writer's Digest event ready to meet your needs.

For 2020, our Writer's Digest Annual Conference (usually based in New York City) will be virtual on November 5-7. It will offer an incredible lineup of presenters and workshops, in addition to the ever popular Pitch Slam event. Bookmark the site for the latest updates and registration announcements.

Writer's Digest Novel Writing Conference

If you're looking to take your novel to another level, plan to join us for our annual Writer's Digest Novel Writing Conference (usually held in California) on November 5-7. Featuring sessions from bestselling writers, agents, and editors, you'll hone your craft, learn how to create three-dimensional characters, sharpen your genre-specific skills and prepare for what comes after you've written your novel.

Writer's Digest Annual Conference

Since both events are happening at the same time and virtually this year, writers have an unprecedented opportunity this year to attend both from anywhere that offers internet access. Check out the All Access Pass for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get the full Writer's Digest experience. Register now.

Whatever your writing goals may be, Writer's Digest is here to support you. We hope to see you in November at one (or both) of our can't miss events!

Sponsorship & Media Opportunities

Interested in connecting face-to-face with authors at one of our events? Contact Jill Ruesch at jruesch@aimmedia.com, or call 800.726.9966 x13223.

Media partners and those seeking press access should call 646-849-8445.

bearing_vs_baring_vs_barring_grammar_rules_robert_lee_brewer

Bearing vs. Baring vs. Barring (Grammar Rules)

Learn when to use bearing vs. baring vs. barring on with Grammar Rules from the Writer's Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages.

15_things_a_writer_should_never_do_zachary_petit

15 Things a Writer Should Never Do

Former Writer's Digest managing editor Zachary Petit shares his list of 15 things a writer should never do, based on interviews with successful authors as well as his own occasional literary forays and flails.

Green_10:26

Evie Green: Imaginary Friends and Allowing Change

Author Evie Green explains why she was surprised to end writing a horror novel and how she learned to trust the editorial process.

writer's digest wd presents

WD Presents: The 3 Prime Rules of Horror Writing, Contest Deadlines, and More!

Welcome to the first installment of a new series! There's always so much happening in the Writer's Digest universe that even staff members have trouble keeping up. So we're going to start collecting what's on the horizon to make it easier for everyone to know what's happening and when.

Bell_10:25

Lenora Bell: When Fairy Tales Meet Reality TV

Bestselling historical romance author Lenora Bell discusses researching, avoiding info-dumps while still charming readers, and how her latest book was inspired by her life.

Major_10:24

Three Keys to Crafting Chemistry Between Characters

Romance author Michelle Major explains her three go-to tips for ensuring your characters have believable chemistry.

Saving Money on Your Screenwriting Career

Take Two: Saving Money on Your Screenwriting Career

No one wants to break the bank to learn how to write a screenplay. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shares practical tips on saving money on the pursuit of a screenwriting career.

richard_adams_watership_down_quotes_a_rabbit_has_two_ears_a_rabbit_has_two_eyes_two_nostrils_they_ought_to_be_together_not_fighting

10 Epic Quotes From Watership Down, by Richard Adams

Here are 10 epic quotes from Watership Down, by Richard Adams. The story of a group of rabbits who escape an impending danger to find a new home, Watership Down is filled with moments of survival, faith, friendship, fear, and hope.

WD Poetic Form Challenge

WD Poetic Form Challenge: Quintilla Winner

Learn the winner and Top 10 list for the Writer’s Digest Poetic Form Challenge for the quintilla.