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How to Prepare for a Writer’s Conference

Conference advice for writers. Thanks Julia! #amwriting


If you’re a writer and you want to make a career out of writing, writer’s conferences are wonderful things to attend. Not only do they disseminate a ton of information on everything from writing to publishing your book, but they also are great for networking and meeting agents one-on-one. You can often even pitch to agents at the conference. So you’ve found a conference to attend, but what do you do next? Let’s look at how to prepare for a writer’s conference.

It’s all about making a plan. Here’s what to prepare before you go.

  • Business cards. You can order business cards from a local stationary or office supply shop or use an online service like VistaPrint. Make sure the cards are clear and easy to read. Your name should be featured prominently on the card and if you use a logo make sure it matches your online presence. Having…

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