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Meet literary agents and editors. Network with industry professionals.

Yes, you can meet and pitch literary agents and publishers looking for new talent with polished manuscripts. Through our many conferences and workshops, attendees have secured representation and numerous book deals. Plus, you can meet and network in person with industry professionals who can guide you on the path to success. In fact, one agent recently signed an author and landed her a three book deal with a major publisher! We can't guarantee you will also sign a deal, but they do happen.

Advanced Submission ProCritiques with Professional Editors

Through our ProCritique programs, you can submit portions of an unfinished fiction, nonfiction, or screenplay in advance of the conference for review by professional editors, and Masters ProCritique program with literary agents who will read and review your submission in person at the event. This is a popular, cost-effective way to receive on-on-one constructive, Details and Learn more here ... professional feedback on your manuscript and improve your chances for publication and success.

Pitch Sessions and 1-on-1 Meetings with Literary Agents

WC2 alsoprovides an opportunity for authors with completed, polished manuscripts to pitch literary agents, acquisition editors, and publishers in search of new talent. We even offer an informative seminar with the "agents du jour" to help you prepare for the personal meeting.

This is NOT a speed dating program. Attendees may apply each day at the 1-on-1 Desk, noting that space is limited by the availability schedule of each agent,and the appointment calendar may be full after the first day.Details and Learn more here ...Yes, WC2 conference attendees have signed with literary agents and earned publishing deals.

Social & Networking Events

There are multiple events every day (and most evenings), so come early and plan to stay late. Our Keynote Luncheons are a great opportunity for you to hear from the brightest voices in the world ofwriting and publishing. Details and Learn more here ...You can also meet and mingle with literary agents, best-selling authors and industry pros at the "Gathering of Writers" cocktail parties and dinners.

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You also have access to Resource Row where you can network with industry resources, receive information and special deals on related services and products including books, CDs, MP3s, software, and other programs of interest to writers. If you are serious about your writing, no matter the genre, you must attend this important educational and inspirational conference.

studentsWest Coast Writers Conferences, through unique events such as the BCX Boot Camp Extreme for Serious Creative Writers and the Digital Author & Indie / Self Publishing Conference, provides writers of all genres and levels with a cost-effective education in the craft and business of writing. Whether you are just getting started, have a work-in-progress, or are a published / self-published author looking to improve your writing and increase chances of getting new works published, these conferences are for you!

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October 20-22, 2017

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