Category Archives for "Workshops & Events"

Monday June 30 in Los Angeles at the Independent Writers of Southern California

Join me for IWOSC’s Annual Marketing Panel! MARKETING YOUR WRITING: Increasing Your Success Monday, June 30, 2014 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. (networking follows the program) Your writing will not sell itself. No marketing, no nothing, nada, zilch. Regardless of the enormous competition, there are numerous, often changing marketing opportunities, if you are savvy, creative, and […]

Annual Nonfiction Writers Conference May 7-9

Come-on travel writers, memoirists, journalist and biographers! Every year Stephanie Chandler holds a nonfiction writers conference and every year it’s great and very fresh with a new mix of presenters. (Last year I was a presenter. You can buy the 2013 conference, still very relevant.) Click here to visit Stephanie Chandler Enterprises LLC and sign […]

Self-Publishing as a Step Toward Traditional Publishing

Yesterday I held a Self-Publishing Boot Camp all-day workshop in conjunction with the San Francisco Writers Conference. Twenty authors attended, ready to get their book into readers’ hands. Some were committed to self-publishing. Others were looking to self-publishing as a step on the road to a traditional publishing deal. Here is a summary of what […]


Now in its 28th year, the Central Coast Writers’ Conference features workshops, table talks and a writing competition, among other events. Presenters include science fiction writer Jeff Carlson, literary agent Jill Corcoran, fantasy writer Barbara Hodges and young adult novelist Robin Mellom. This year’s highlights include two new workshops — Chevron Tech, Toys & Toys: […]