WRITING LIFE

The Pros and Cons of a Writing Conference

Are you new to the world of publishing? A writers’ conference may be for you.

Close up of a person’s lap, with a notebook resting on it and a pen in hand. They are sitting with other people at a conference
Close up of a person’s lap, with a notebook resting on it and a pen in hand. They are sitting with other people at a conference

Attending a writers’ conference was something I had on my writerly bucket list for a long time. When I took my first writing course, some thirteen years ago, the Surrey International Writers’ Conference came highly…