Los Angeles Writer’s Days March 22 & 23, 2014 – #LA14WritersDays

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/22/2014 - 03/23/2014
12:00 am

Location
Clairbourn School
8400 Huntington Dr - San Gabriel, California 91775


Online registration is now closed.


Walk-in registration will be available on March 22 from 8am to 9am for the conference Saturday.


Walk-in registration will also be available on March 23 from 8:45am to 9:15am for the Sunday Plot Intensive with Martha Alderson only.


Please bring a check or cash as we will not be able to accept credit card payments for registration.

 

Thanks!

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Superstars!

Newbery Medal-Winner Katherine Applegate!

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(Saturday Keynote: Frog and Toad at The Hunger Games:  10 Rules for Genre-Jumping and Career-Building from a Seasoned Hack . . . I Mean, Pro, First Pages Panelist)

 

Plot Whisperer Martha Alderson!

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(Saturday 90 min Presentation, First Pages Panelist, One-on-One Consultations

Sunday 5 hour Plot Intensive)

 

Experts!

Novelist and Book-Buyer for Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse Catherine Linka

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(Saturday Keynote on What Every Writer Needs To Know About Retail Book Buying Today)

 

Novelist and Social Media Guru Greg Pincus

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(Saturday Social Media Consultations)

 

An Editor And Two Agents Looking For Writers!

Editor Heidi Fiedler,Teacher Created Materials and Argosy Press

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(Saturday Keynote and First Pages Panelist,

Sunday Editor Intensive on Work for Hire and Trade Publishing)

 

Agent Danielle Smith, Red Fox Literary

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(Saturday Keynote and First Pages Panelist,

Sunday Agents Picture Book Intensive, Agents Novel Intensive)

 

Agent Jennifer Rofé, Andrea Brown Literary Agency

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(Sunday Agents Picture Book Intensive, Agents Novel Intensive)

 

Saturday March 22, 2014 will be Keynotes, our First Pages Panel, and Martha Alderson's Presentation: 15 Tips: How-to Write Picture Books, Middle Grade Fiction and Young Adult Novels with a Blockbuster Plot. There will also be one-on-one Social Media Consultations and Plot Consultations, Writing Contest and Sue Alexander Service and Encouragement Award Winners, Door Prizes, a conference bookstore, book signings, and writing exercises throughout the day. It's going to be amazing!

(Saturday details: registration opens at 8am, program starts at 9am, day ends at 5:45pm, lunch is included)

Sunday March 23, 2014 will be five-hour Intensives (two-and-a-half hours before the included lunch and then two-and-a-half hours after) where you can choose one of four tracks:

PLOT TRACK with Martha Alderson: Develop a Multi-Layered Plot for your Middle Grade Fiction and Young Adult Novels

EDITOR TRACK with Heidi Fiedler: Work For Hire and Trade Publishing

AGENT PICTURE BOOK TRACK with Danielle Smith and Jennifer Rofé

AGENT NOVEL TRACK with Jennifer Rofé and Danielle Smith

(Sunday details: registration opens at 8:45am, Program starts at 9:15am and the day ends at 3:50pm, lunch is included.)

Learn more about our faculty here.

And our contest rules are available here.

Online registration is now closed.


Walk-in registration will be available on March 22 from 8am to 9am for the conference Saturday.


Walk-in registration will also be available on March 23 from 8:45am to 9:15am for the Sunday Plot Intensive with Martha Alderson only.


Please bring a check or cash as we will not be able to accept credit card payments for registration.