I wanted to share this post on the StoryWriting Studio to encourage the StoryWriters there to consider attending some writers’ conferences. Networking with other writers continues to be an important part of my journey. Thanks, Rebecca DeMarino and WordServe Water Cooler for the great post! Blessings, Karen
I believe there are three compelling reasons to go to a writer’s conference and as many, or more, conference “genres” to choose from.
- You will dwell with a community of writers. The benefit is not only the chance to meet other people who think like you, but you will gain affirmation, encouragement and support. Perhaps you will meet a Facebook friend or an online writer’s loop member face to face for the first time and a lasting friendship blossoms. Or you might sit next to someone at dinner who writes in your genre or lives nearby and a friend and/or critique partner is found. “A generous man will prosper, he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.” Proverbs 11:25.
- There is no better place to learn the writing craft. Most conferences will have an array of workshops and tracks for every level of writer…
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