October 21-24, 2021
Pasadena, CA

The Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference offers a balanced program covering the fundamentals of craft—delving into specific genres and techniques—along with the business of being a writer, promotion and marketing strategies, and managing a sustainable career.

We’re in the process of selecting speakers for what should be our best program yet so check back often, and be sure to sign up for our email newsletter to receive session and speaker updates as they’re announced! To submit a session proposal, click here!


Pre-Conference Workshop – Thursday, October 21

Making a Scene: Step-by-Step Scene Construction for Masterful Storytelling