“Hook with curiosity, hold with suspense. And, rewrite, rewrite, rewrite.”- Yvonne Nelson Perry
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
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Nicole first attended SBWC fresh out of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business with her first YA novel. Her interests finally aligned when she returned in 2011 as SBWC Director. This will be her fifth year coordinating this special week and she can’t wait for you to enjoy it.
We are also excited to introduce Erin Munsch as co-director for this year's conference.