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Would you like to teach a class/workshop or present at our next conference? 

For classes/workshops offered year-round OR for sessions at our next conference, use the following guidelines and links to submit your proposal. It's recommended you submit more than one proposed session, as we often have presenters teach two 1-hour classes/workshops. Sessions are one hour long and because we cater to a variety of genres, we consider proposals for the following topics:

Craft classes/workshops:

All types of fiction
Creative nonfiction (memoir, essays, magazine writing)
Children's writing

The business of writing:

Query letters, proposals, synopses
Social media
Publishing industry and the various options



Got something else unique you'd like to pitch? We'd love to hear it.

Please send a detailed proposal that includes the following:

  • Session title
  • Lecture or workshop?
  • Session description
  • Session objective
  • Session outline
  • Required presentation needs (projector/screen, whiteboard, etc)
  • If applicable, include links to any previous presentations and 3-5 references
  • Bio, headshot, and contact information

Our goal is to create a well-rounded program of high-quality content that aims to educate, encourage, and inspire writers of all levels and genres. 

What we provide for class/workshop instructors:

  • A base fee + 50% of class registrations after costs are deducted
  • Marketing opportunities
  • Discounted sponsorship and advertising opportunities at our annual conference

Proposals accepted all year.

What we provide for conference presenters:

  • Conference registration fee, includes all sessions and meals
  • Presenter Dinner on Thursday before the conference
  • Presenter Dinner on Saturday after the conference
  • Lodging 
  • Space in our Conference Bookstore
  • Marketing opportunities
  • Honorarium
  • Pages in our conference program for bio, promotional page, and session handouts

Proposals for 2023 conference will open May 1.

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