Annual Idaho Writers Conference 2023: The Author’s Journey
Join us for our annual conference, this year better than ever! We’ll be talking about the author’s journey and exploring both the craft and the business of writing. We’ll kick things off with a special workshop on Thursday featuring Robert Dugoni. He’ll be presenting his nationally acclaimed fiction writing workshop. You can purchase tickets for the workshop and the conference as a package, or choose one or the other. See the workshop page here for more details.
On Saturday night, our keynote speaker will be Craig Johnson the author of the Longmire series. You won’t want to miss out!
Sessions are listed below and will soon be on an app available for download. Choose your path. In the lobby will be a vendor area and Rediscovered Books will be selling titles available from the speakers. In room 430B, pitches to agents and editor manuscript evaluations will be happening all day on Friday and the first half of the day on Saturday (be sure to sign up for those by following this link).
It will be a full couple of days, and after hours there is always the infamous bar con, the time when participants and presenters often network over dinner or drinks in various venues around town. Hook up with your tribe, and check out the informal meetups page to learn more.
Policies and Procedures
By registering for the Annual Idaho Writers Conference, you are agreeing to the policies and procedures listed on this page. Please read thoroughly and make sure you understand them before registration.
Things that are not included in the conference registration fee include agent pitches and editor manuscript evaluations. There will also be coffee chats available with various presenters. You can register for those and pay for them at the conference.
For Editor Manuscript evaluations, see this page for details, rules, and to sign up. Spots are limited, so book your evaluation today!
Agent ptiches will also be held in Room 430 B. Clicke the button below to learn more and book your slot. Pitches are a great idea to see if your ideas are marketable and to get your work in front of editors for traditonal publishers. We’ll also have publisher consultations available as well. Check it out!
Our Writing Contest
Our writing contest is now open! You can submit your entries from now until March 15th! There are several categories to choose from and you can get some great feedback from professionals. You can also win some great prizes. Check out this page for details, guidelines, and how to enter.