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New York Hilton Midtown

Write Better. Get Published.
Build Your Network.

August 12 – 14, 2016

Session Spotlight

Session Spotlight

In Maximizing Your Business as an Author on Amazon, Jason Kuykendall, Senior Business Development Manager: Kindle at Amazon, will show you how to leverage all the publishing and promotional tools and services available to authors! Don’t miss the bonus info on platform and self-publishing, too!

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Saturday Cocktail Reception

Saturday Cocktail Reception

Meet, mingle and network Saturday night’s Cocktail Reception! Enjoy a complimentary drink, book signings and activities. All attendees are invited, plus speakers, agents and editors—you never know who you’ll run into!


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WD Mentee Program

WD Mentee Program

One lucky registrant will win personal mentoring from WD staff for a whole year! Prizes include: WD’s 2nd Draft editing service; Four query letter critiques; one live webinar per month; $1K credit towards WDU courses and much more!


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Write Better. Get Published. Build Your Network. The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference offers everything you need to advance creatively and professionally as a writer—no matter what stage of your career. And it’s all brought to you by Writer’s Digest, the experts at nurturing and developing new writers for more than 90 years.

#WDC16 is the Destination for Networking

OK, yes, we admit it—networking can seem daunting.  Or maybe too transactional for your taste. We get it. But here’s the thing: Think about it in a new way—in a new situation—and it’s a pretty transformative experience (if you let it be).

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So What is a Trip to the Conference Really Like?

It can be intimidating to take the leap to come to your first writing conference—or even just one you haven’t been to before. It’s also totally natural; most everyone feels this way. One way you can build the confidence to actually commit is by hearing from those who’ve attended. Below are some quotes from recent attendees that might be helpful in making your decision.

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