IWG News

Idaho Writers Guild Stands Against Book Banning

In light of recent events both locally, in our state, regionally, and beyond, it is the official stance of the Idaho Writers Guild that book banning in any form and at any time is wrong.  While not all material is appropriate for all age groups and audiences, the...

How to Maximize Your Writers Conference Experience in 5 Simple Steps

It’s writing conference season, and I don’t know about you, but I try to plan my conference schedule for the year in December and January.  It’s a good time to do it, and often, conferences have Early Bird Ticket pricing. Just like we do at the Idaho...

Idaho Writers Conference Restaurant Guide

Boise is a great town for foodies. There are all kinds of restaurants within walking distance of the conference and your hotel if you choose to stay downtown. (highly recommended). Use the button below to browse all that downtown has to offer. But below is a list of a...

Mark Your Calendars: The Lifelong Author

This April, one of the premier events in the Northwest will feature some of the top Indie authors in the business, authors that have been both traditionally and Indie published, industry experts, legal experts, and more. We’ll kick things off with a full day...

2023 Contest Winners

This year we had 86 contest entries in five categories. A group of judges read and critiqued several poems, short stories, novel first pages, novel first 10 pages, and non-fiction memoir submissions.  Each category had a first, second, and third-place winner. Here...

Our 2023 Conference: It’s a Wrap!

First, if you missed our workshop with Robert Dugoni, you missed out on something truly special. Bob is an outstanding teacher and speaker and shared some of the most useful information on writing we could have asked for. A big thanks to Robert and to all those who...

2023 Conference Information You Need

We’re only a week away from our annual conference and are so excited to see all of you. Haven’t registered yet? You can still do so by using the button below. Register Here! Getting There Last year, there was some confusion about how to get to the...

Why Authors Still Need Human Editors and Coaches

Writing is a deeply personal and creative endeavor, but it is also a collaborative process. Authors often work with a variety of professionals to help them bring their stories to life. From editors to book coaches, these professionals provide a critical perspective...

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,...

Idaho Writers Guild Stands Against Book Banning

In light of recent events both locally, in our state, regionally, and beyond, it is the official stance of the Idaho Writers Guild that book banning in any form and at any time is wrong.  While not all material is appropriate for all age groups and audiences, the...

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Idaho Writers Conference Restaurant Guide

Boise is a great town for foodies. There are all kinds of restaurants within walking distance of the conference and your hotel if you choose to stay downtown. (highly recommended). Use the button below to browse all that downtown has to offer. But below is a list of a...

read more

Mark Your Calendars: The Lifelong Author

This April, one of the premier events in the Northwest will feature some of the top Indie authors in the business, authors that have been both traditionally and Indie published, industry experts, legal experts, and more. We’ll kick things off with a full day...

read more

2023 Contest Winners

This year we had 86 contest entries in five categories. A group of judges read and critiqued several poems, short stories, novel first pages, novel first 10 pages, and non-fiction memoir submissions.  Each category had a first, second, and third-place winner. Here...

read more

Our 2023 Conference: It’s a Wrap!

First, if you missed our workshop with Robert Dugoni, you missed out on something truly special. Bob is an outstanding teacher and speaker and shared some of the most useful information on writing we could have asked for. A big thanks to Robert and to all those who...

read more

2023 Conference Information You Need

We’re only a week away from our annual conference and are so excited to see all of you. Haven’t registered yet? You can still do so by using the button below. Register Here! Getting There Last year, there was some confusion about how to get to the...

read more
Why Authors Still Need Human Editors and Coaches

Why Authors Still Need Human Editors and Coaches

Writing is a deeply personal and creative endeavor, but it is also a collaborative process. Authors often work with a variety of professionals to help them bring their stories to life. From editors to book coaches, these professionals provide a critical perspective...

read more
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

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