Education & Inspiration in the
Craft and Business of Genre Writing
for Literature and Screen.
Genre-La™ Writers Conference
WC proudly presents our 30th conference for writers.The Genre-LA Creative Writing Conference is the perfect venue for you to learn from more than 40 literary agents, best-selling authors, editors, publishers, industry experts, Hollywood veterans, educators, and publishing professionals. Over three days, they will share their expertise in the craft and business of writing to help take your writing to the next level and guide your career on the path to success.

Education and Inspiration for All Writers

No matter what genre you are writing, this is a unique educational and inspirational venue to learn how to visualize brave new worlds of wonder, create compelling memorable characters (both human and otherwise), plot and structure amazing story lines using your unique imagination, then write blockbuster stories, award-winning novels, screenplays and graphic novels.

Plus, you learn more about the business of writing, how to build a platform, engage successfully in marketing and social networking, plus expand your knowledge of copyrights, trademarks, and more. You will also learn how to edit and polish a novel or screenplays, then pitch to agents in the right market.

There are multiple tracks running over 3 days to provide you with dozens of relevant topics to attend. Each program is ideal for aspiring, active, and accomplished writers who want to improve the quality of their work –– regardless of genre –– and increase chances for success as an author.Details and Learn more here ...

Meet and Pitch Literary Agents, Scouts, and Publishers

As always, we will have a full compliment of literary agents, literary scouts, and publishers looking for new talent with polished manuscripts. Details and Learn more here ...Over the course of more than two dozen WC2 conferences, our attendees have earned agent representation and numerous book deals. Are you next?

Important News Update

We are pleased to return to an IN-PERSON event at the newly renovated Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles - Westside, 6161 West Centinela Avenue, Culver City, California 90230-6306, on our new October dates. We humbly thank the many well-wishers who supported us during the difficult time over the last year and a half, and we look forward to sharing the best new experiences with YOU - our fellow writers.

Social & Networking Events

There are educational and inspirational events each day and most evenings, so come early and plan to stay late. Plus, don't miss our no-host cocktail party on Friday night, Details and Learn more here ...early breakfast brainstorm session, and late night renegade read and critique round tables.

Register now for Early-bird tuition discounts (financing available)
keynote address

Most programs include all three days of workshops, lectures, free 1-on-1 pitch sessions with literary agents, editors and publishers, a swag bag, the Keynote Address buffet luncheon, admission to the Gathering of Writers no-host cocktail parties and dinners, and real savings on registration.

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October 1-3, 2021

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