Second pitch sessions will be available — here’s how it will work

Your conference registration comes with a free one-on-one pitch session with an agent or editor. For those who’d like to have a pitch session with more than one agent or editor, we’ll be offering additional sessions for $40 each. There will be other opportunities to pitch to the agents and editors, including the Saturday evening…

Fortunately Wrong

We love to hear success stories. To see how people achieve that next level is truly inspiring. Our next success story comes from a member of our very own DFW Writers’ Workshop (the sponsor for the conference). For this, we decided to let Dave tell his own story. “Sometimes a game takes an unexpected turn,…

DFWcon pitch session ends in success

The DFW Writers’ Conference has had its share of writer success stories, but this year had an especially unique one. This year, an agent offered representation during a pitch session. Here’s Annie Neugebauer’s story. Three days before the conference, Annie queried Michelle Johnson of Inklings Literary with her horror book Once The Darkness Comes. Annie…

No finished manuscript? Consider a consultation.

There may be a bit of misperception out there that writers’ conferences are all about pitching a finished manuscript to an agent, and that if you don’t have a finished manuscript, there is no reason to attend a conference. Not true! Conferences are about more than just pitch sessions. They are full of great classes…

How Do I Choose a Good Agent to Approach at the Conference?

We get asked this question a lot.  “Who do I pick to pitch my book to?” “Which agent is the best one to represent me?” “How do I know!?” First of all, chill.  This isn’t a one-time deal where you pick the wrong person and the entire publishing industry shuts the door in your face.…