Crime/Thriller

La Jolla Writers Conference

Ready to take your writing to the next level? Want to receive personalized feedback from NY Times bestselling authors and pitch your project to literary agents and publishers. Want to learn to use your book to build your brand or business? Check out the 18th annual La Jolla Writers Conference. Over 70 intimate classes for …

Published: October 9, 2018

NCWN 2018 Fall Conference

The 2018 North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conference features workshops and master classes in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and the stage and screen, as well as lectures and panels on editing, publishing, the perfect pitch, and more. The faculty includes poets Morri Creech, Julie Funderburk, and Maureen Ryan Griffin; fiction writers Bryn Chancellor, Randall Kenan, …

Published: October 9, 2018

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Nimrod Journal will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers on Saturday, October 20th, at The University of Tulsa. The conference will feature workshops on fiction, poetry, memoir, mystery, young adult literature, romance, fantasy, and literary agents. Participants may also have their work critiqued one-on-one with a Nimrod editor and/or sign up for an …

Published: October 9, 2018

Short Story Competition 2018: My Best Story

You fully own the rights of your wondrous hard-worked short stories! Winners grant The Short Story Project the right to publish winning short stories online. You may submit any story that you own the rights to, whether it was previously published online or not.

Published: August 27, 2018

Dog Writers Association of America Annual Writing Contest

The Dog Writers Association of America (DWAA), founded in 1935 is the most recognized professional writing association devoted to dogs. The contest is open to all writers, editors, bloggers, publishers, photographers, artists and others whose work falls into the designated competition categories. Members and non-members may apply. Discounted member entry fees are available to members …

Published: August 17, 2018

Chattahoochee Valley Writers Conference

The Chattahoochee Valley Writers Conference returns in 2018 with Jennifer Horne, Poet Laureate of Alabama, Nick Norwood, director of the Carson McCullers Center, screenwriter Ty Manns, children’s book author Steve Scott, and Columbus’s own David Johnson, among other authors and literary celebrities. The annual event will be held at the historic Springer Opera House, the …

Published: August 17, 2018

Historical Novel Society North American Conference

Widely known as “the” conference for historical fiction, the biennial Historical Novel Society North American Conference will be held June 20 to June 22, 2019, in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Our venue is the Gaylord National Harbor hotel, just across the river from Washington, D.C. The conference is geared towards readers and writers of historical novels …

Published: August 17, 2018

Behind the Book: Fight or Flight

Join authors Fonda Lee, Stephanie Kuehn, J.C. Geiger, and Bill Cameron for our 2018 Conference, Behind the Book: Fight or Flight, an event for writers and fans of Young Adult adventure stories and psychological thrillers.

Published: August 2, 2018

Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers

Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry will host its annual Conference for Readers and Writers at The University of Tulsa on October 20th, 2018. The Conference offers the opportunity to hear from and work with dozens of distinguished authors. This year’s participants include fiction writer Rilla Askew, Oklahoma Book Award winner and author of …

Published: July 6, 2018