- Are you ready to author your first novel?
- Do you need to improve your skills at the craft of writing?
- Do you have a work-in-progress you want help polishing?
- Are you looking to learn more about the business of publishing?
- Are you scripting a screenplay that needs structure, or character?
- Do you need an editor, an agent, a publisher, a ghostwriter?
- Do you need to build a platform as an author to promote your work?
- Do you know the market trends for fiction and non-fiction?
- Do you want to improve your chances of producing a best-seller?
Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference is for you! West Coast Writers Conferences presents
a full weekend of panels, workshops and presentations by educators, noted speakers, and industry
professionals focused on the craft and business of writing.
This conference differentiates itself by
presenting individual program streams for (what we call the 3-A’s) Aspiring, Active,
and Accomplished writers.
Topics are offered in progressive streams, so you are immersed all weekend
in an exciting and educational environment. You chose your level of
participation and areas of interest, and may crossover to other levels
at any time. Speakers and panelists are selected based on who is best
suited to the curriculum, so you get the most informed workshops and
presentations. Along with some perennial favorites, we are pleased
to include important new voices and industry experts.
This educational and inspirational weekend will be held June 27-29 at Los
Angeles Valley College. The event includes a full spectrum of
educational lectures, panels, workshops and special events, featuring
industry experts and educators. [
daily (optional) Keynote
Speaker Address is a terrific venue to learn more about the craft and business of
writing from an industry expert in a social environment while you enjoy a complimentary
light lunch. Evening events are held at the official
hotel & bar.
There is also a Resource Center where you can network with other writers,
and meet vendors and industry resources. Other related services and products including books,
CDs of the convention and software will be available. [
offers ProCritiques™ of
your work in a one-on-one meeting with professional editors and publishers. This is a terrific
opportunity and a cost-effective way to receive constructive, professional feedback and advice on
your novel or screenplay, and increase your chances for success.
WC2 also offers ProConsultations,
which are opportunities for polished authors to pitch
agents and publishers at no extra cost. We even conduct a seminar to
help you prepare. (See
the 1-on-1 section
provides writers of all genres and levels with an affordable 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, this conference is for you!