From the September issue of The Writer’s Life, with additions

San Diego Writers, Ink logoSan Diego Writer’s, Ink Event: OCTOBER 15-16
It’s San Diego Writers, Ink’s annual event–a full weekend of sessions from some of your favorite instructors. Get a jammed-pack session of writing from an instructor you love or try a new instructor out and get a fresh perspective. Think of it as a sample pack, a way to try out SDWI classes and get a lot of writing work and inspiration in one weekend.

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Coronado Writers Workshop on October 15th!
Coronado Writers WorkshopThe Coronado Cultural Arts Commission invites you to participate in the 3rd Annual Coronado Writers Workshop to inspire your writing. The Commission continues to support the literary arts in our community with its third annual Writers Workshop on Saturday, October 15. The workshop will feature a day of nine sessions, eight presenters, and a keynote address by award-winning author Robert Masello. A wine and author reception follows the close of the day-long event at Coronado’s local gem, Bay Books located at 1029 Orange Avenue.

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La Jolla Writer's Conference LogoThe 2016 La Jolla Writer’s Conference will be Nov. 11-13 at the Hyatt Regency in La Jolla. Registration is limited to 200 attendees. For more information go to .


The Central Coast Writers Conference and Book Fair will be Sept. 29-Oct. 1st, 2016 in San Luis Obispo. See

writersdigestconferenceThe Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference will be held Oct. 28-30, 2016 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles with multiple educational tracks offered. The Guild is a promotional sponsor of this event. Go to If you are a Guild member and plan to take part in this conference, contact for a promotional code to reduce the conference cost by $25.00.

kauaiKauai Writers Conference is November 4 – 6. The Conference features six top literary agents and ten bestselling authors including Christina Baker Kline (Orphan Train), Jamie Ford (The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet), Kristin Hannah (The Nightingale), and Luis Urrea (The Hummingbird’s Daughter). In addition to helpful sessions on the publication process and targeted presentations on craft, there will be opportunities for one-on-one with literary agents and self-publishing expert. This will clearly be a blockbuster event and we don’t want you to miss it. There are only 48 seats left at the conference and they’re going fast. Check out the complete faculty and conference schedule at Please feel free to contact Dave Rosenberg, President, at if you’d like more information.

The 33rd annual SDSU Writers’ Conference is scheduled for January 20-22, 2017 at the San Diego Marriott in Mission Valley. Go to