Conference Confab (February)



Pamela KimLearn, Connect and Pitch with Industry Experts

By Pamela Kim
American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) Writers Conference
April 20-22, 2007

The nation’s leading organization of independent non-fiction writers hosts its annual conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York this spring. Whether you’re new to freelancing or a long-time pro, the ASJA conference provides inspiration, ideas and information that will help you take your non-fiction writing to the next level. You’ll learn from the experts about “Making a Best Seller,” “Shelter Magazines,” “Earn 6-figures freelancing” and more. And get insider insight on how to crack new and better-paying markets. Members’ day is April 20; the event opens to all interested writers April 21-22.

Pikes Peak Writers Conference

April 20-22, 2007

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the 2007 Pikes Peak Writers Conference promises to be a jam-packed expedition into the world of commercial fiction writing. Over 40 workshops, pitch appointments, agent roundtables, manuscript evaluations, and editor read and critique sessions are included in the line-up of writer-focused events. You can find out how to “Market Your Way to the Top,” “Craft a Powerful Book Proposal,” and get the inside scoop about “Interactive Crime Scene Investigation,” – plus learn what publishers are looking for now. Hosted by the Wyndham Hotel in scenic Colorado Sprints, conference faculty and speakers include authors, agents and editors.


Las Vegas Writer’s Conference

April 19-22, 2007


Spend four days in Las Vegas with writing professionals, agents, industry experts and colleagues. More than 65 workshops and seminars will take you through writing in many genres including fiction, creative non-fiction, screenwriting, poetry, journalism and business and technical writing. Q&A panels give you the opportunity to ask the experts all your questions. Registration is limited to 100 attendees to give everyone plenty of one-on-one time with the faculty (during formal pitch sessions as well as casual discussions throughout the conference).
Writer mama Pamela Kim writes non-fiction articles about kids, single mommyhood and the joy of organizing the stuff of life. She leverages eighteen years of experience as a corporate communications consultant to connect readers with the information they need and want. When not traveling the conference circuit – each year finds Pam at writing, blogging and health conferences – she lives in Northern California with the fabulous Katie Kim who is six. Her home online is


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