Register today for 2018

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

CLICK HERE to sign up today with credit card.

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

NEW! 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. 

  •  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, 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.