A Writer’s Conference Can Change Your Life

A Writer’s Conference Can Change Your Life

Why are we passionate about writer’s conferences? At my first writer’s conference at University of Oklahoma, I met Kathryn Fanning. A few months later I attended her freelance writing class at the library. That led to being in her critique group, and the first thing Kathryn taught was to write what you know, which for me was: children,…

Looking for a Way to Launch Your Writing Career?

Looking for a Way to Launch Your Writing Career?

I made my first sale to Guideposts magazine in 1986, and my next story is scheduled to run in the August issue. That’s 31 years writing for one of America’s most popular and beloved magazines. Guideposts has celebrated 71 years of continual publication and has an audience of 5,203,000 people.  Guideposts is also famous for helping hopeful writers develop their craft…

Have a story idea? Whatever you do, don’t do THIS…

Have a story idea? Whatever you do, don’t do THIS…

You’ve seen images like those above all over Pinterest. Or other social media outlets…giant “word lists” as I call them, designed to help writers. This boils down to opening a thesaurus, right? You need a different word so you google it, pin it, look it up. But creating this habit–the habit of switching one word…

Just Announced: Special Track for Preteens and Teens!

Just Announced: Special Track for Preteens and Teens!

Calling all preteens and teens! Write Well Sell Well is pleased to announce a special track, where Gina Conroy will show you the ropes and help bring your story idea to light. Each morning we will have a session for 4th-6th graders, and each afternoon will be a session for 7th-12th graders. You’ll discover: 4 elements of a story:…

2017 Write Well Sell Well Conference Registration is OPEN!

2017 Write Well Sell Well Conference Registration is OPEN!

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION! Want to save tons of money? $100 off if you register by August 21st! Here’s a direct link to our registration page!  And here’s a look at what we’re offering at this year’s conference! How to start freelance writing step-by-step — the good, the bad and the ugly! The way to create…