October 20 – 23, 2022

Pasadena, CA

 Make connections. Make memories.

The Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference is designed for you to experience countless opportunities for both formal networking and informal shop-talking and sightseeing! Spend the weekend with hundreds of others who share your deep passion for writing.


Events are being added all the time, so please check back soon for updates!

Book Signings | Following each keynote
Score selected works by each bestselling keynote speaker and get your copy personally signed! A selection of most additional speakers’ titles will be available for purchase onsite. This is the perfect chance to meet your favorite writers in person!

Halloween-Themed Cocktail Reception 

Enjoy a complimentary drink on us and mix and mingle with fellow Novelists! Dress as your favorite
literary character, and you just might win a prize. Check out some of the costumes from #NWC16 and #NWC17!