Castle Rock Writers Conference 2017:

Creativity in Progress: Start or Polish Your Manuscript

Pre-Conference Event
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017Program, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Featuring AuthorU professionals!

Saturday Conference
Sat., Oct. 21, 20178 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Four tracks: Fiction Track, Middle Grade & YA Fiction Track,
Non-fiction Track (Middle Grade-Adult), and Poetry.

Each track offers three workshops and a culminating session/panel discussion. In the workshops, you will experience a mini-lesson presented by an expert workshop leader, followed by writing sessions and feedback. Lunch & agent pitch included. Critique sessions & headshots available. Join us for a day and leave inspired!

Go to CRW Conference 2017 to see what is offered in each track!

REGISTER TODAY for the 2017 Castle Rock Writers Conference!                                                            Go to http://castlerockwriters.com/shop/conference-2017/

Come and learn more about your type of writing and actually spend time writing! To do a mail-in registration, go to Conference 2017 tab and click on it.

Sponsors of the Castle Rock Writers Conference 2017…


Superstars Writers Seminar, February 1-3, 2018 in Colorado Springs

$100 discount for those on the CRW email list

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The first 25 conference registrants will receive a messenger bag from Wind Ridge International. The bag will hold a 15″ laptop computer.

“ONE MONDAY A MONTH” 2017 Workshops & Events

January 9, 2017–Grant McKenzie, the kilted writer, “Brain,Brawn, & Bravado”

February 13, 2017–Sara Megibow, KT Literary Agency, “Pitching Wisdom”

March 13, 2017–Deb McLeod, “Learning to Use Scrivener”

April 10, 2017–Kevin Corbley, “Writing as a Day Job: the Feature Article”

May 8, 2017–Mary Taylor Young, “Coming Soon to YouTube! Producing
Your Own Book Trailer”

June 12, 2017–Laurie Marr Wasmund, “Don’t Forget the Craft: Revising a First Chapter or a Short Story (bring a manuscript).

July 10, 2017–Anne Randolph, “Write Hot: Write from Your Core!”

August 14, 2017–Lija Fisher, “The Business of Getting Published”

September 11, 2017–Rebecca Green Gaspar, “Dealing with Tough Issues in Fiction”

October 16, 2017(3rd Monday)–Rick Gustafson, “Understanding Point of View”

November 13, 2017–Write In/Write Out for those working on a project OR participating in NaNoWriMo at the Philip S. Miller Library. 

December 11, 2017–Holiday Dinner at local restaurant