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Tri-Valley Writers Conference
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Tri-Valley Writers Conference

  • Four Points by Sheraton, 5115 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton, CA (map)
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California Writers Club Tri-Valley Branch is pleased to announce its third full-day writers conference featuring keynote speaker Robert Dugoni. Details and Registration
Important Dates:

  • Feb 10 2019 Early Bird Registration Ends
  • April 9, 2019 Registration closes and payment must be received
  • April 13, 2019 Conference Day
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Elk Grove Writers' Conference
to Oct 28

Elk Grove Writers' Conference

On October 27, 2018 the Elk Grove Writer's Guild is presenting a one day writing conference. Registration is now open!

For attendees: The admission fee will be $50 and that includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

To Register: UPDATE: Registration page now live. If you pay by check, please be sure to make the check payable to Elk Grove Community Council. We do all the work, and as our 501(c)3, they pay our bills.

Visit (look under "Our Current Project") and also fill out the information form (direct link) to join the mailing list. You will receive an email with a registration form with instructions to pay by check or Paypal.

For Sponsors: Click here if you are interested in sponsoring the event. Sponsorships are available at multiple levels.

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2018 UOP Creative Writing  Conference June 22-24
to Jun 24

2018 UOP Creative Writing Conference June 22-24

Full details at

We have the dates for the 2018 UOP Writing Conference! As per prior years, the conference will kick off on a Friday and end on Sunday. Visit Join us for an information packed three-day conference on Creative Writing at the University of the Pacific’s beautiful main campus June 22-24, 2018. 

Keynote Speakers: Steven Hutson & Jordan E. Rosenfeld

Steven Hutson is a native of Los Angeles, a child of the sixties, and a storyteller almost from birth. He has placed his clients’ works with Dutton, Thomas Nelson, Praeger, Tyndale, Potomac, David C. Cook, and Writer’s Digest Books, among others, and several clients have won awards for their works, including a RITA award (Romance Writers of America).


Jordan E. Rosenfeld is the author of five books on writing, most recently Writing the Intimate Character: Create Unique, Compelling Characters Through Mastery of Point of View and three novels, most recently Women in Red. Jordan’s freelance journalism and essays have been published in over 200 publications, including such places as: The Atlantic, Mental Floss, New York Magazine, Salon, Scientific American, Writer’s Digest Magazine, The Washington Post and many more.

The Jameson Award




Interactive workshops and presentations will cover all aspects and genres of creative writing, from brainstorming techniques to submitting work for publication, writing creative nonfiction articles for publication to writing children’s books, murder mysteries, science fiction, and westerns.

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6th Annual California Gold Rush Writers Conference
to May 6

6th Annual California Gold Rush Writers Conference

If you are looking for a local conference, then I have great news for you.  On May 4th, 5th, and 6th the annual Gold Rush Writer's Conference will be held in historic Mokelumne Hill.  The conference is offering a wide variety of topical workshops given by local presenters as well as some from as far away as Wisconsin, New Mexico, San Diego, Sacramento, the Bay Area, and S.J. Valley.  The combination of the presenters' extensive expertise, credentials, and backgrounds, as well as the beautiful setting will make your experience an enjoyable and relaxing one.  Please be sure to click the link and check out the guest speakers and workshops.

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