August 22-25, 2019 | New York City


Space is limited and your best price is available right now—but it won’t last forever. 

Basic Conference (8/23-25) $449 $499
Pitch Slam Add-On * $149 $149
How to Write a Page-Turner Workshop—Add-on (8/22) $149 $149
How to Write a Page-Turner Workshop—Standalone (8/22) $199 $199
Polishing Rough Diamonds Workshop—Add-on (8/22) $149 $149
Polishing Rough Diamonds Workshop—Standalone (8/22) $199 $199
Successful Writers Run Successful Businesses Workshop—Add-on (8/22) $149 $149
Successful Writers Run Successful Businesses Workshop—Standalone (8/22) $199 $199
Basic Conference
NOW – Aug 21 $449
ON-SITE $499
Pitch Slam Add-On *
NOW – Aug 21 $149
ON-SITE $149
Pre-Conference Add-on
NOW – Aug 21 $149
ON-SITE $149
Pre-Conference Standalone
NOW – Aug 21 $199
ON-SITE $199
* Register for your Basic Conference Pass to unlock access to the Pitch Slam and Pre-Conference Add-ons


Basic Conference

  • All sessions starting at 10:15 AM on Friday, August 23rd
  • Networking Reception & Book Signings on Saturday, August 24th
  • Conference Audio Recordings (some sessions may not be recorded)
  • Invitation to the attendee-only Facebook group

Personalize your trip to New York City with the conference package that’s right for you, but don’t delay—Early-Bird pricing is only available until May 28!


Pitch Slam Add-on – $149

  • Pitch Perfect Prep session, Friday, August 23rd
  • 60-Minute Pitch Slam slot, Saturday, August 24th
  • Entry in 2019 Query Letter Directory (post-conference)
  • Query Letter Webinar: Query Better Basics for Books (post-conference)

How to Write a Page-Turner: Master the Art of Tension Workshop with Jordan Rosenfeld – $149 Add-on / $199 Standalone

  • Full-day workshop on Thursday, August 22, with Jordan Rosenfeld—author of How to Write a Page-Turner (Writer’s Digest Books, 2019)
  • Learn four key elements of page-turning tension, strategies for building character tension, essentials of creating plot tension, how to balance scene elements for maximum tension and much more!

Polishing Rough Diamonds: Writing Flawed Characters in Unique Worlds — $149 Add-on / $199 Standalone

  • Full-day workshop on Thursday, August 22, with Tobias BuckellNew York Times bestselling author
  • Learn useful tools to create characters and settings that have a lasting impact on readers.

Successful Writers Run Successful Businesses: How to Succeed Even if You Have the Business Side of Publishing — $149 Add-on / $199 Standalone

  • Full-day workshop on Thursday, August 22, with Amy Collins—President of New Shelves Books and a trusted expert, speaker, and recommended sales consultant for some of the largest book and library retailers and wholesalers in the publishing industry
  • Learn insights on managing your writing career as a business, and a much deeper understanding of how the publishing business works.

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

If you must cancel for any reason, please notify us via email at by July 1, 2019. Your registration fee will be refunded, less a $100 processing fee. Refunds will not be made after this date for any reason.