Aloha! The Book Doctors are headed to Hawaii.
Pack your swimsuits and manuscripts and join us at the Kauai Writers Conference, November 5 – 11, where we’ll be presenting with a cavalcade of world-class writers, agents and editors. Do yourself and your book a favor and come to the Garden Island, where bestselling and award-winning writers will help you get your manuscript ready for the world; where top agents and publishers (not the typical young and inexperienced publishing folks who normally show up at these conferences) will be ready and waiting to hear your pitch; where four-day master classes on how to build a platform (with us!) and how to turn life into art (with mega bestselling authors Christina Baker Kline and Kristin Hannah and Alice Hoffman), among many others, will be served up with mai tais with little umbrellas in them.
Because this is such a rare and wonderful opportunity, we asked if our readers could receive a 10% discount. And the kind folks at the Kauai Writers Conference have said YES! The code is bookdr789. Enter it on the checkout page.
We hope you’ll move fast because they are almost out of rooms at the hotel (great conferences sell out super fast). The conference hotel is the place to be. While you can stay anywhere on the island, the conference hotel is where you may run into the agent or editor of your dreams one night in the Tiki Lounge! This is how careers get made.
In addition to yours truly, Kauai Writers Conference has a lineup of rockstar authors, agents, and publishing insiders.
- Sara Gruen
- Kristin Hannah
- Alice Hoffman
- Christina Baker Kline
- Jane Smiley
- Garth Stein
- Scott Turow
- And more!
Where It’s Located
Kauai, the oldest of the Hawaiian islands, has waterfalls, rainforests, rare habitats, sculpted cliffs, and more beaches than the other islands. The conference is held at an exquisite resort nestled in a cove, a perfect spot for novice surfers.
What It Includes
- Four days of master classes (November 5 – 8)
- A three-day conference (November 9 – 11)
- Talks by beloved authors
- Intimate small group discussions
- Individual sessions with literary agents
- Group and individual consultations with leading experts on alternatives to traditional publishing
- An immersive Hawaiian experience
Who Should Attend
Any writer looking to get successfully published will benefit immensely from coming to this conference. And frankly, any human will benefit immensely from coming to Hawaii. Whether it’s in-depth writing instruction with some of the best authors and teachers in the world, or learning about the publishing business from industry insiders, or actually meeting an agent who could take you on as a client, the Kauai Writers Conference will be a boon for writers at all stages in their careers.
The conference sheds light on the ever-changing landscape of the modern book business. Traditional publishing, self-publishing, hybrid models: the faculty roster boasts experts who’ll help you realize what’s right for you and how to achieve your dreams.
See you in Kauai! Aloha.
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