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  • Are you writing your first novel or screenplay?
  • Do you want to improve your skills at the craft of writing?
  • Do you have a work-in-progress you want help polishing?
  • Do you need help building a platform to promote your work?
  • Do you need help to develop a screenplay, or graphic novel?
  • Do you want to take your skills as an author to the next level?
  • Do you have a polished work and need an agent?
  • Are you looking to learn about the business of publishing?
  • Do you know where publishing is headed and what it means to you?
If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, then the
Annual Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference is for you!

Education and Inspiration for All Writers

The Annual Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference is a great opportunity to take your writing to the next level with guidance from a full spectrum of veteran educators, industry professionals, literary agents and publishers focused on the craft and business of writing fiction and nonfiction. There is also a screenplay track for writers of all levels taught by Hollywood veterans.

Why this Conference is Unique -- and Better

The Annual Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference (AGLAWC) differentiates itself by presenting individual tracks for Aspiring, Active, and Accomplished writers (what we call the 3-A’s). Each offers a progression of educational lectures, panels, interactive workshops and special events for these levels of expertise, so every writers is immersed in an educational and inspirational environment all weekend. Chose your level of participation based on your interest, and crossover at anytime.

Speakers are invited based on who is best-suited to the current focus of the curriculum, not simply who is available. You will always get the most informed presentations and the latest from the world of publishing. Along with perennial favorites, we offer important new voices and industry experts. You chose the sessions that will benefit your writing career the most.

Meet and Pitch Literary Agents and Publishers

1-on-1Now you can meet and pitch top literary agents and publishers looking for new talent with polished manuscripts. Over the last 16 conferences, our attendees have secured representation and numerous book deals. Plus, you can meet and network in person with literary agents, professional editors, and industry professionals, who can guide you on the path to success. In fact, one agent signed an author in 2016 and landed her a three book deal with a major publisher! Want to meet literary agents and professional editors, network with industry professionals?We can't guarantee you will also sign a deal, but they do happen.

Keynote Address Luncheons

Our Keynote Address Luncheons are a unique opportunity for you to hear from the brightest voices in the world of Writing and Publishing. On Saturday Mark Lefebvre will addresss, "There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be A Writer", a look at the amazing opportunities available for writers today thanks to the advent of digital publishing, outlining recent success stories, and earning possibilities that now exist for writers, agents and publishers. On Sunday, Robert Yehling will address, "Writing Into the Future with Confidence". We've spent three highly informative and inspiring days at this conference. We've learned, we've networked, made new friends, and fed our writing lives. Now what? Details and Learn more here ...Author and editor Robert Yehling will talk about how and why to carry this inspirational assset into the future to produce your very best work!

Social & Networking Events

There is something happeningr every day (and most evenings), so come early and plan to stay late.
Details and Learn more here ...Plus, don't miss our popular no-host cocktail party on Friday night
, and our Renegade Late Night Read and Critique on Saturday night.

Conference Headquarters

The conference and all events are being held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Los Angeles WestsideWhere is the Conference?, Culver City, which offers stylish comfort and connectivity to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and the finest L.A. attractions, including Hollywood, BeverlyHills, and downtown L.A.

Register now and get Early-bird tuition discounts (financing available) which includes three days of workshops, lectures, free 1-on-1 pitch sessions with literary agents, editors and publishers, a swag bag, and much more. Most packages include two Keynote Address light luncheons.  All include admission to the "Gathering of Writers" no-host cocktail party on Friday and dinner on Saturday.Register Now!

 
     
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June 16-18, 2017

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