Writer’s Digest Annual Conference 2017 is set to kick off in just over a week, and if you’ve made the investment—of time, of money, of guts—to attend a week that will challenge, inspire and change your writing career for the better, you might as well make the most of it.
If you’re attending the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference this year (Not registered yet? Go do that NOW!), one of the selling points for you was likely the chance to learn from the who’s who of writing. We can say with all confidence that you are in great hands this year, and we’re incredibly proud to offer sessions led by bestselling authors, top agents and craft-specific experts.
On the fence about pitching at this year’s Writer’s Digest Annual Conference Pitch Slam? Why not take some advice from a writer who’s been there, done that, and is now being published.
Our keynote speakers have been busy. Pretty much in the ways you’d expect—writing, instructing, landing on the New York Times bestseller list. In fact, we’re feeling pretty excited we locked them down for this summer’s Writer’s Digest Annual Conference! And if you want to make the most of your trip to New York, one of the ways you can do it is by familiarizing yourself with their work.
Some of the most common questions writers ask us have to do with pitching. It only makes sense. Pitching a book is a significant step both in the life of your book, and a big one in your writing career, too. With that in mind—and seats for the upcoming Writer’s Digest Annual Conference Pitch Slam selling fast—here are some quick tips (with a few suggestions at the end for further reading):