Laura's coming to speak and coach! Get Published! will focus on three topics critical to writers seeking to get their work published: Plot Construction and Conflict, Writing the Opening Paragraph, and the Query Letter. Each panel discussion will be followed by a working session where attendees can immediately practice the techniques discussed and receive feedback.
Over 80 authors to meet and browse!
Come and meet authors of science fiction and fantasy, at the library to sign books and meet readers. They will have books for sale. Bring your questions!
Laura's teaching on writing, Japanese mythology, and more! Anime Central (ACen) is the largest anime, manga and Japanese popular culture convention in Chicago and the Midwest. As part of its mission, ACen brings fans together with guests from the Japanese and US sectors of the anime and manga industry, as well as gaming, cinema, and Asian culture personalities. The event includes a huge exhibit hall, a massive video game room, concerts, dances, educational panels and workshops, premiere screenings, autograph sessions, 24-hour video rooms, tabletop gaming and much, much more!
If you are a Christian author writing speculative fiction, find your people at Realm Makers. This isn’t your grandmother’s writers conference.
Improve your craft and publishing expertise with Laura -- while you explore a 15th century castle, walk through an impossibly green forest to a ghost-storied cave, and visit the ancient tomb of a paleolithic king. On this inspirational pilgrimage to the land of myth, mystery and magic, embrace opportunities to enrich your writing, meet like-minded individuals, and realize your creative dreams.
Every year, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers is pleased to present the Colorado Gold Conference, where hundreds of writers from all over the US and beyond gather for a full weekend of writerly camaraderie, exciting programming, and opportunities to pitch projects to the industry's top agents and editors. Programming focuses on the following key areas such as craft improvement, genre knowledge, career management, industry savvy, and continuing education and professional development for published authors.