Write Better. Get Published. Build Your Network. The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference offers everything you need to advance creatively and professionally as a writer—no matter what stage of your career. And it’s all brought to you by Writer’s Digest, the experts at nurturing and developing new writers for more than 90 years.
It can be intimidating to take the leap to come to your first writing conference—or even just one you haven’t been to before. It’s also totally natural; most everyone feels this way. One way you can build the confidence to actually commit is by hearing from those who’ve attended. Below are some quotes from recent attendees that might be helpful in making your decision.
Some of the most frequent questions we get at Writer’s Digest are about pitching. How do you know it’s the right time to pitch? What do agents want to hear? How can I connect to an agent in the first place? For one author, it all came together at the 2014 Writer’s Digest Annual Conference. Read on to hear from agent Kate McKean about how author Anat Deracine caught her attention: