“Read great authors but don’t write to be great. Write to create, to inhabit a world you can grow into.”- Perie Longo
From Our Blog
Thursday May 28, 2015[+]
Dear Writers, Thank you to those of you who entered our Annual Best Opening Contest. After reviewing over 200 entries from all over the United States, we’d like to congratulate our winner and two runner-ups. Louisa Lucie-Smith from Santa Barbara was our winner and … Continue reading
Saturday May 23, 2015[+]
Marketing the Muse 1-3:30pm, 6/8/15-6/12/15 by Marla Miller My afternoon workshops remain the same—a combination of read/critique (openings only), fiction & nonfiction. We will also listen with an ear for organic social media strategies that may flow from story & … Continue reading
Sunday May 17, 2015[+]
Dear Writers, Enter to win a scholarship to the 43rd 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. We will award one full … Continue reading
Register Today for the 2015 Conference
Thank you for your interest in SBWC!
Registration is closed for 2015. We look forward to seeing you next year!
Conference registration is $575 on or before March 15, and $650 after March 15.
- 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 Sunday, June 7
- Wine and cheese party Tuesday evening, June 9
- Final evening banquet on Friday, June 12
Cancellation and refund policy
No refunds will be given after May 9, 2015. Requests for refunds can be made in writing by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. A $50 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds.