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Reasons Authors Should Attend a Writing Conference

As an author, attending a writing conference can be a valuable investment in your career. From networking opportunities to educational workshops and panel discussions, writing conferences offer a range of benefits that can help you grow as a writer and navigate the...

From the New Idaho Writers Guild President

Hey Everyone, Beginning January 1st, I took over as President of the Idaho Writers Guild, replacing our immediate past president, Sherry Briscoe. But I didn’t drop a note to all of you, our members, to let you know who I am, what our goals are for Idaho Writers Guild,...

6 Keys to Pitching to an Agent at the Idaho Writers Conference

See the video on YouTube! As a writer, pitching your work to agents can seem like a daunting task. However, with proper preparation and a strong pitch, you can increase your chances of success. Along with the other guidelines we have provided on the page linked here,...

The Pros of Writers Joining a Critique Group

The world of writing can be lonely, with authors often locked away in their own heads for long hours. Yet writers must develop the confidence to put their work out there, while still having the support of a community. This is where a critique group comes in. A...

Goodbye Mystery Writers Academy, Hello Sisters in Crime!

The Mystery Writers Academy of the Idaho Writers Guild has closed its doors to make way for a new chapter of Sisters In Crime. www.sistersincrime.org Crime writing isn’t just one kind of story. Crime writing can encompass anything from Agatha Christie to Arthur Conan...

Membership Meeting Waiting List: The Deadline Has Passed!

Hey IWG members! This year, and every year going forward, our aim is to have an annual membership event. This event is where you can meet fellow IWG members, talk to board members (both past and future) and have a bit of a writing gathering.  There’s a bit of an...

And the Contest Winners Are…

The First Page This category involves the author submitting the first page of their novel, and only the first page. It must grab the attention of the judges and impress them with the start of the story. Winners for 2022 are: First Place: Wraith by Rick Just of Boise,...

Welcome to the New Idaho Writers Guild Site!

Hey all, and welcome to the new Idaho Writers Guild website. There have been a lot of changes going on, designed to bring us into this century. As with any major change, we expect some bugs, and we plan to be available to answer your questions and walk you through any...
Reasons Authors Should Attend a Writing Conference

Reasons Authors Should Attend a Writing Conference

As an author, attending a writing conference can be a valuable investment in your career. From networking opportunities to educational workshops and panel discussions, writing conferences offer a range of benefits that can help you grow as a writer and navigate the...

read more

From the New Idaho Writers Guild President

Hey Everyone, Beginning January 1st, I took over as President of the Idaho Writers Guild, replacing our immediate past president, Sherry Briscoe. But I didn’t drop a note to all of you, our members, to let you know who I am, what our goals are for Idaho Writers Guild,...

read more

The Pros of Writers Joining a Critique Group

The world of writing can be lonely, with authors often locked away in their own heads for long hours. Yet writers must develop the confidence to put their work out there, while still having the support of a community. This is where a critique group comes in. A...

read more

And the Contest Winners Are…

The First Page This category involves the author submitting the first page of their novel, and only the first page. It must grab the attention of the judges and impress them with the start of the story. Winners for 2022 are: First Place: Wraith by Rick Just of Boise,...

read more
Welcome to the New Idaho Writers Guild Site!

Welcome to the New Idaho Writers Guild Site!

Hey all, and welcome to the new Idaho Writers Guild website. There have been a lot of changes going on, designed to bring us into this century. As with any major change, we expect some bugs, and we plan to be available to answer your questions and walk you through any...

read more