March 14th, 2016

Socializing at Conferences – How to Come Out of the Box

Piper Bayard

Conference season is gearing up for the year – a time of excitement, anticipation, and, for many writers, social angst. But with a few tips and a little preparation, it can also be a time of fun and founding lifelong friendships.

Most of us are introverts. Just thinking about mingling in […]

December 1st, 2014

Writing Conference Wisdom: A Whirlwind of Speed Dating

James Preston

We write to entertain, to share our experience, or because we have a story that simply must be told. But it’s not easy. Let’s be honest. If you studied piano for the same number of hours you put into your writing you could at least pound out “Jingle Bells” at the company […]