Sierra Writers Conference 2019

January 26

4th Annual Sierra Writers Conference

Ready to hone your craft – collaborate with other writers – get professional advice about your work

Writers all … come to the Sierra Writers Conference to work on your process, join a community of writers, and participate in professional critique sessions. Join us for a day of learning, sharing, growing and being inspired to craft your words into the stories, articles and books that only you can write.

In the first Workshop Session, writers can choose to;


Mary Volmer speaks about narrative details at Sierra Writers Conference 2019
Mary Volmer
Gene Berson leads surreal poetry practice and leads a critique session at 4th Annual Sierra Writers Conference
Bene Berson
Betsy Graziani Fasbinder provides tips to improve public speaking at 4th annual Sierra Writers Conference
Betsy Graziani Fasbinder
Julie Baker speaks about growing a writing audience at 2019 Sierra Writers Conference
Julie Baker

Workshop Session two offers;

During the Lunch break, share a table with a workshop speaker, network with writers, swap stories, and make plans to meet for coffee or form writing meet-ups.


Sands Hall speaks about fictional techniques for the memoirist and is a critique session leader at 2019 Sierra Writers Conference
Sands Hall
Dr. Larry Gold speaks about lessons learned from publilshing eighteen novels at 4th annual Sierra Writers Conference
Dr. Lawrence Gold
Patricia Dove Miller speaks about spilling family secrets at 4th annual Sierra Writers Conference
Patricia Dove Miller
Catharine Bramkamp speaks about turning personal stories into compelling fiction and leads a critique session group at 4th annual Sierra Writers Conference
Catharine Bramkamp

At 12:45, in the main auditorium, Keynote Speaker, Josh Weil challenges authors to write what scares you!


Josh Weil, keynote speaker for 4th annual Sierra Writers Conference
Josh Weil
writing critique sessions at 4th annual Sierra Writers Conference

Read a short piece of work (500 words) aloud and recieve immediate feedback from a professional author and session participants.

If you're not ready to read in public yet, come a Critique Session to observe and learn.


(Additional fees apply.)

Additional Reading:

What Critique Groups do for Your Writing Life

by Ingrid Keriotis