“Start clean and simple. Don’t try to write pretty or noble or big. Try to say just what you mean. This is hard because you have to find out what you mean, and that’s work, real work. (Gertrude Stein)”- Rebecca Robins
From Our Blog
Saturday April 12, 2014[+]
Dear Writers, Enter to win a tuition scholarship to the 42nd Annual Santa Barbara Writers Conference! Send us your BEST OPENING, up to 50 words — a beginning most likely to compel a reader to turn the page. Email all entries … Continue reading
Thursday June 6, 2013[+]
Friday May 31, 2013[+]
SANTA BARBARA WRITERS CONFERENCE, 6/8/2013—6/13/2013 Marla Miller’s MarketingtheMuse Workshop Schedule: 1PM—3:30PM Workshop Overview: Most sessions begin with Read & Critique, 1-2 pm– Openings only, Fiction/nonfiction, Query Letters &/or Book Proposal Overviews. 2-3:30 pm– Special Guests, All Guest Speakers are creatively BUILDING PLATFORMS! __________ 6/9/13-SUNDAY 1-2pm: Read & Critique: OPENINGS … Continue reading
Register Today for the 2014 Conference
Thank you for your interest in SBWC!
You can sign up today with credit card using our Secure Online Registration Form.
You may register by mail by downloading the registration form (PDF) and submitting it with your payment.
Conference registration is $575 on or before March 15th, and $650 after March 15th.
- Five days of morning, afternoon, and late-night workshops
- Five afternoons of panels (including the Agent Panels)
- Five evenings of world famous author speakers
- Opening night dinner on Saturday, June 7th
- Wine and cheese party Monday evening, June 9th
- Final evening banquet on Thursday, June 12th
Cancellation and refund policy
No refunds will be given after May 10, 2013. Requests for refunds can be made in writing by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. A $50 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds.