In-Person Events

    • Saturday, October 26, 2019
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • Sunday, October 27, 2019
    • 5:30 PM (EDT)
    • Cornell Club, 6 E 44th St, New York, NY 10017
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    Big Apple Weekend

    The Writer's Arc: From Page to Publication


    Saturday, October 26

    8:00-9:00 am ~~ Registration and Check-in/Continental Breakfast

    9:00-10:00 am ~~ Keynote "Why Writing Matters and the Importance of the Journey"Jane Kinney Denning

    10:15-11:45 pm ~~ Shape Your Work: Concurrent Workshops

    • "Moving from Brain to Page: How to Translate Your Sensory Impressions to Your Writing"Donna Baier Stein
    •  Poetry "Out of the Darkness – A Shining Light"June Gould

    12:00-12:45 pm ~~ Lunch

    1:00-2:30 pm ~~ Next Steps: Getting Your Work out there

    • Fiction/Nonfiction "Ultimate Submissions – Create the Perfect Package"Judi Fennell
    • Poetry "Where and How to Submit Your Poetry"Trish Hopkinson

    2:45-4:30 pm ~~ The Writer’s Journey conversations with Deirdre Bair and Roxana Robinson followed by an Authors Panel moderated by Rosalind Reisner.

    Sunday, October 27 ~~ The Path to Publishing
    8:00-9:00 am~~ Registration and Check-in/Continental Breakfast

    9:00-10:30 am ~~ Presenting Yourself as an Author

    • "Sharing Your Book with the Press and the World" – Sabina Hitchen
    • "Queries and Pitches" – Paula Scardamalia

    10:45-12:15 pm ~~ Market and Launch Your Work

    • "Build Buzz with Social Media" – Mary Beth Coudal
    • "Create a Successful Book Launch – Steps Any Author Can Use" – Cathleen O’Connor

    12:15-1:15 pm ~~ Lunch

    1:30-2:30 ~~ Mavens Panel: The Path to Publishing with panelists including  agents, editors, and publicists discussing what you need to know, what works, what doesn’t work.

    2:45-5:00 pm ~~ Meet the Mavens for private appointments with editors, agents, publicists, other mavens (marketing, book design, etc.). Advance registration required.

    5:00-5:30 pm ~~ Closing

Past events

Friday, July 12, 2019 IWWG Summer Writers Conference 2019: Writing the Body: Voice, Art, and Craft in a Changing World
Friday, May 10, 2019 4th Annual Boston Area Retreat - Writing the Heroine’s Journey: In Memoir, Poetry, Prose & Drama
Monday, May 06, 2019 Welcome Our New ED, Michelle Miller
Thursday, April 18, 2019 Member Book Spotlight with Cynthia Manick
Friday, July 06, 2018 IWWG Summer Writers Conference 2018: Connect, Create, Collaborate
Saturday, April 28, 2018 Boston "Writing from Your Life" Retreat
Sunday, April 15, 2018 Spring Big Apple 2018: Women, Creativity & Craft: Write, Pitch, Publish!
Saturday, January 27, 2018 4th Annual California Dreaming
Saturday, October 07, 2017 Niagara Creative Writing Conference
Friday, July 07, 2017 40th Annual IWWG Summer Conference
Saturday, May 06, 2017 2nd Annual Boston "Writing from Your Life" Retreat
Saturday, April 22, 2017 Spring Big Apple 2017
Saturday, March 25, 2017 California Dreaming 2017
Saturday, March 25, 2017 Florida Fling 2017
Saturday, November 05, 2016 Flagship City Creative Writing and Poetry Conference
Friday, July 15, 2016 39th Annual IWWG Summer Conference
Saturday, April 30, 2016 Boston "Writing From Your Life" Retreat
Saturday, April 16, 2016 Spring Big Apple 2016
Saturday, February 27, 2016 2nd Annual California Dreaming
Sunday, February 21, 2016 Florida in February Sunday Salon
Friday, July 24, 2015 38th Annual Summer Conference
Saturday, April 25, 2015 Spring Big Apple 2015
Sunday, March 15, 2015 California Dreaming: West Coast Regional Conference