Conference Dates: March 27 - 29, 2015

Conference Speaker: Anne Cleeland on Writing Romantic Suspense

Every Monday, we’ll feature a success story from our last conference, or a post by a conference speaker, editor, agent, etc. This week, we’re featuring speaker Anne Cleeland, whose latest book, Murder In Retribution, is out tomorrow!

Love in the Time of Peril: Writing the Romantic Suspense Story

Are you stuck in a sagging middle act, or struggling with an anemic word count? Despair no more; instead, pick a crisis, and try your hand at romantic suspense.

Because the romance is necessarily intertwined with a suspense plot, the story practically writes … Keep reading

Pitch Appointments and Critique Sessions? Sign Me Up!

pitchingOne of the most important elements of any writers’ conference is the opportunity to meet and pitch to editors and agents. We are very excited about the incredible editors and agents who will be at the conference in March. You can find out more about them here.

A pitch appointment is included in the conference price for those attendees with a finished manuscript who request an appointment. If you’re new to … Keep reading

California Dreamin’ Success Story: Diane Benefiel

This is the final month for our Early Bird Pricing, so get your registrations in by July 31st if you’d like to take advantage of the discount.

We’re excited to share another Success Story from Diane Benefiel!

DianeBenefielI attended my very first romance writers’ conference, the SoCal RWA California Dreamin’ conference in March, 2013 with great anticipation. All of the sessions and extras looked like so much fun.

There was a bit of anxiety, however, about pitching my just-completed novel. I’d never pitched before but knew if … Keep reading

California Dreamin’ Success Story: Alanna Lucas

Our registrations are rolling in and if you haven’t reserved your spot for March just yet, we’re here to tempt you with another Success Story from Alanna Lucas!

Here’s her story…

AlannaLucasauthor-picIt was at the California Dreamin’ Conference that I learned about the ‘What’s in a Name’ contest being hosted by Boroughs Publishing Group. After meeting Michelle Klayman, CEO of Boroughs Publishing Group, at the conference, I was inspired to enter–even though I did not have a completed (or started) novella. … Keep reading

The California Dreamin' Writers Conference is sponsored by:

East Valley Authors

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Los Angeles Romance Authors

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Orange County RWA

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San Diego RWA

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