Write Your Own Success Story!

The Business of Getting Published

One of the most popular writing and publishing conference in the U.S. --Writer’s Digest Conference 2013 - is coming back to New York, April 5th - 7th, at the Sheraton New York Hotel. Whether you are developing an interest in the craft of writing, seeking an agent or editor and publisher for your work, or a veteran hoping to keep current on the latest and best insights into reaching a broader readership, Writer’s Digest Conference is the best event of its kind on the East Coast.

Featured Speakers:

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Meet the Agents:

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Why You Should Attend

The world of writing and publishing has grown more complicated and competitive than ever. Every day there are new styles and genres in high demand, new ways to self-publish and get published, new communities of readers and platforms to reach them, and new challenges facing authors looking to build and sustain a publishing career.

Writer’s Digest Conference covers it all. Our rich agenda of expert panelists and sessions will give you the insights you need to learn how to:
  • Get published—Decide whether to self-publish, find a traditional publisher, or both
  • Know what agents are looking for, and how to land one
  • What next steps to take with your short story, novel, or screenplay
  • Emulate today’s bestselling authors as you market your own books
  • Use social media and other digital platforms to create break-out books
  • Connect with your readers and encourage word-of-mouth promotion
  • Find inspiration and tools to improve your craft
  • Collaborate with your publisher to reach more readers
  • Capitalize on the explosion of digital publishing


Make your Travel Plans Early

Writer’s Digest has worked with the Sheraton New York Hotel to provide discounted hotel rate of $230 (plus taxes and gratuities) exclusively for attendees. These exclusive rates are only good through March 13, 2013. Click here to see rates and to reserve your room.