Welcome to the 2012 ANWA Writers Conference Details page. American Night Writers Association is proud to sponsor its 20th Annual Writers Conference: Time Out for Writers, February 23 -25, 2012 at the Mesa Hilton Many thanks to all the wonderful people that organized and sponsored this successful conference as well as the fabulous faculty members! Mark your calendars now for next year’s 21st Annual ANWA Writers Conference! February 21-23, 2013!
ANWA is pleased to announce, as the keynote speaker for its 20th Annual Writers Conference, Lisa Mangum, Assistant Editor at Deseret Book/Shadow Mountain. Her keynote address, “Reach for Your Dream – It’s Closer Than You Think,” will motivate and inspire you, as Lisa takes you on her journey as an author and editor and explains how YOUR dream (whatever it is) is truly closer than you think.
This will be an incredible time to take time out of your busy life to spend two and a half days investing in yourself and learning your craft. Those who register for the FULL 2012 ANWA Writers Conference will enjoy:
- A variety of Friday and Saturday Classes for the beginning writer, intermediate writer, and advanced or ready to publish writers
- Meet & Greet Friday night with agents, publishers, and authors
- ALSO at the Meet & Greet, bookstore owners and managers scheduling book events for their stores with authors who attend the conference
- Lunch on Friday and Saturday
- Free Wi-Fi
Another new opportunity this conference: ‘Story Time” during Friday’s lunch, attendees will have the unique opportunity to listen to authors read 5 minutes of their story. Authors will be newly published ANWA authors, faculty authors and other ANWA authors. Books will be signed then too.
The 2012 ANWA Writers Conference is open for anyone to attend at an affordable rate. General Admission is $175 for the two day Conference and $155 for ANWA members. Take time out to browse the Conference pages and visit the 2012 ANWA Writers Conference site often for more information and exciting updates.