Register to attend the 2017 S.B. Writers Conference

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Find the distinctive voices of your characters and then allow them the freedom to lead you through your story.

- Walter Dallenbach

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We look forward to seeing you June 17-22, 2018.

registration page buttonYou can sign up today with credit card using our Online Registration Form.

registration page button You may register by mail by downloading the registration form (PDF) and submitting it with your check.


Full conference $650
You may make a full payment or $100 deposit with $550 balance due May 15.
Special prices:
If you register by mail by check, you may pay a reduced amount of $625. To do this, download the registration form by clicking the BY MAIL link above, fill out the form and mail it in with your payment. (Note: we are in the process of updating the PDF form for 2018 registration. Please ignore the details in effect for 2017. You may still use the 2017 form for 2018 until we get the new form up. What that copy will read soon is: 

SBWC 2018 Registration Form

SBWC 2018 dates are Sunday, June 17 – Friday June 22

 • Regular full 6-day conference registration is $625 if paid by check with mail-in registration.

 • Or you may make a $100 reservation via check. If you pay both $100 deposit and balance by checks, your balance due by May 15 will be $525.

 • If you qualify for a student rate or 2 or more group rate, you may also subtract $25 dollars per registration if you pay by check. Email for details. 

 If you have a group (2 or more) or are a current student in high school  college or grad school, email for our group or student rate promo codes. 

The full conference June 17-22, 2018 includes:

  • 5 days of morning, afternoon, and late-night workshops
  • One-on-one manuscript consultations
  • 3 afternoon panels
  • Opportunity to register for agent appointments with advanced submission of 5 pages.
  • 7 afternoon/evening keynotes by well-known experts and authors
  • Book signings and chances to meet author-speakers
  • Opening night banquet on Sunday, June 17
  • Poolside Cocktail Reception, Tuesday evening, June 19
  • Awards banquet on Friday evening, June 22
  • A week of networking, support and genuine camaraderie

Refund policy:

No refunds will be given after May 15, 2018. Requests for refunds can be made by emailing: A $100 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds.

Or: Your payment may be transferred in full to a future year or to another attendee who has not yet paid, with no administration fee. There is no time limit on this option.