Education & Inspiration in the
Craft and Business of Genre Writing
for Literature and Screen.
Genre-La™ Writers Conference  

Want to write the best Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Steampunk,
Cyberpunk, Military S.F., Paranormal Romance, Supernatural,
Alternate History, Epic Fantasy, Space Opera, Superhero,
and/or what's been called the “Genre with Many Faces”?

WC proudly presents our 16th conference for writers.Take your writing to the next level at the the 2017 Genre-LA™ Writers Conference, where more than 40 published masters of the genre, literary agents, editors, publishers, best-selling authors, industry experts, Hollywood veterans, educators, and publishing professionals will share their experiences and secrets to help take your writing to the next level and guide your career on the path to success.


During three intensive days, you will learn the secrets of writing professional novels, short stories, screenplays and graphic novels. Then you will learn now the pros brainstorm new ideas, plot and structure amazing stories of imagination, create memorable characters (both human and otherwise), use research to re-imagine history or develop brave new worlds of wonder. It's an educational and inspirational experience you won't get anywhere else!

You will also learn how to edit and polish your work, then pitch literary agents and publishers. You can learn more about the business of writing, how to build a platform, engage successfully in marketing and social networking, plus learn about copyrights, trademarks, and more. Plus, meet and pitch literary agents and publishers looking for new talent with polished manuscripts. [ Learn more »

Social & Networking Events

You will also enjoy a themed reception Friday night with no-host bar, a Keynote Address Luncheon on both Saturday and Sunday (included in your conference tuition), plus have opportunities to network with attendees, celebrity authors, and honored faculty after each session. Our goal is to help aspiring, active, and accomplished writers improve the quality of their work, take it to the next level, and the increase the chances for a successful career as an author.

DoubleTree by Hilton, Los Angeles Westside, 6161 W Centinela Ave, Culver City, CA 90230


Join us January 27-29, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Los Angeles Westside, 6161 W Centinela Ave, Culver City, CA 90230 ( map). typical conference roomThe hotel is convenient to LAX, Hollywood, Historic Santa Monica, and only a freeway ride to Disneyland, Universal Studios, the famed South Bay Beach communities, and many other popular attractions, with a major shopping center minutes away. There is also a special discount hotel room rate and discount parking available for attendees.

Register now to take advantage of Early-bird tuition discounts (financing available) which includes three days of workshops, lectures, both Keynote Address Luncheons (from the Hilton gourmet kitchen), free 1-on-1 pitch sessions with literary agents, editors and publishers, a swag bag, and much more. [ Learn more »

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