“Find the distinctive voices of your characters and then allow them the freedom to lead you through your story.”- Walter Dallenbach
From Our Blog
Sunday May 1, 2016[+]
sbwriters.com Gayle Lynds Gayle Lynds will be on stage at the Santa Barbara Hyatt on Monday, June 6, 7:30 PM. She has the generous spirit one would expect of her Midwestern roots, but the page-turning espionage thrillers she writes reflect a wide canvas of world … Continue reading
Saturday April 30, 2016[+]
sbwriters.com Ross Macdonald On opening night, June 5, 2016, Santa Barbara Writers Conference will host the presentation of the Ross Macdonald Literary Award. In past years the award has been given to Ray Bradbury, Dean Koontz, Sue Grafton, Mark … Continue reading
Friday April 29, 2016[+]
An excerpt from the upcoming book by Armando Nieto, Mary Conrad, and Matt Pallamary: The Santa Barbara Writers Conference Scrapbook — Words of Wisdom from Thirty Years of Literary Excellence 1973 – 2003 Thursday night was Jonathan Winters night, a Santa … Continue reading
Register today for the 2016 Conference
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Conference registration is $650.
- Five days of morning, afternoon, and late-night workshops
- Five afternoons of panels (including the Agent Panels)
- Five evenings of keynotes by well-known authors and book signings
- Opening night dinner on Sunday, June 5
- Wine and cheese party Tuesday evening, June 7
- Final evening banquet on Friday, June 10
Cancellation and refund policy
No refunds will be given after May 5, 2016. Requests for refunds can be made in writing by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org. A $50 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds.