What better a testimonial of success can you get than authors finding representation and being published?
Amanda Skenandore, 2016 Conference attendee, landed an agent, and received a two-book deal with Kensington Publishing with her Historical Fiction.
2015 Conference attendee (and now Coordinator) Paul Atreides signed a three-book deal for a series of Paranormal Humor with The Wild Rose Press, Mainstream Imprint
Ipuna Black, 2014, -15, and -16 attendee, after getting three requests for pages in 2016, signed with agent Steve Hutson of WordWise Media to represent her novel Life Art.
Rick Newberry, multi-year attendee, has had a second Paranormal novel published by The Wild Rose Press.
Just in case you still have doubts, here are some things faculty and attendees have had to say:
“I had a blast! The ratio of writers to faculty was great…kept it personal.” ~ Brady McReynolds, JaBberwocky Literary Agency, 2016 Faculty
“I’ve attended other writers’ conferences around the country, big and small. What a professional and friendly conference this was. The faculty was really available and willing to talk and give advice.” ~ 2016 Attendee
“I had a great time, and I would love to take part in the conference again.” ~ Maria Vicente, PS Literary Agency, 2016 Faculty
“How can you improve ‘perfect?'” ~ 2016 Attendee
“This was one of the best conferences I’ve ever attended.” ~ Sam Morgan, JaBberwocky Literary Agency, 2016 Faculty
“Amazing pool of talent, great information. A very accessible, comprehensive conference.~ 2016 Attendee
“I do several conferences a year, and this was the best!” ~ Paul Sinor, Author and Hollywood Screenwriter, 2016 Faculty
“This was my second time at this conference, and I was very pleased.” ~ 2016 Attendee
“I am still floating on the high from this past weekend. Loved, loved,
LOVED meeting everyone – and looking forward to hearing from everyone.
VEGAS!!!!!!” ~ Barb Wilson, Wild Rose Press, 2015 Faculty
“Such a warm, friendly atmosphere!” ~ 2016 Attendee
“Love the sense of ‘community.'” ~ Randall Platt, Author, 2016 Faculty