Don’t miss Network Made Easy class and Pre-Con Mixer!

DFWCon has a traditional pre-conference mixer put on by the amazing and talented (and amazingly talented) Sarah Bale! This is a great opportunity to come meet some of your fellow writers before the conference in a friendly, social atmosphere. And if that’s not cool enough, this year there’s also going to be a buzz session… Read More

Time to sign up for DFWCon Interactive Workshops!

UPDATE: Signups for this year’s Interactive Workshops are open now at http://dfwcon2016workshops.eventbrite.com. Seating is limited so you’ll want to act quickly! To facilitate scheduling of pitch sessions, please try to register for Interactive Workshops by 8 p.m. Monday, April 11. (Don’t worry, we’ll still work it out if you sign up for workshops after this time.) Things are… Read More

Reminder: How to sign up for your free pitch session when you’ve already registered for DFWCon

For those of you who registered for DFWCon early and need to go back to choose an agent and editor for a pitch session, use the instructions below. You’ll be logging back into the registration site, Eventbrite, to update your registration. Remember, one free pitch session comes with your registration. We ask you for three choices… Read More

12 Things To Bring to A Writers Conference (and 3 to NEVER bring!)

Often, we’re asked what a writer should bring to the DFW Writers Conference. While you can bring whatever you want, we can save you from  some extra luggage weight and perhaps a pulled back in the process. DO BRING Good walking shoes. You’re going to be on your feet a lot. (By the way don’t take… Read More

How to sign up for your free pitch session when you’ve already registered for DFWCon

For those of you who registered for DFWCon early and need to go back to choose an agent and editor for a pitch session, use the instructions below. You’ll be logging back into the registration site, Eventbrite, to update your registration. Remember, one free pitch session comes with your registration. We ask you for three choices… Read More

Impressive list of classes in store for you at DFWCon!

Check out this amazing list of classes you’ll get to choose from at the DFW Writers Conference, April 23-24! The list is massive… and it’s only a partial list! We’re adding more. So many classes. SO. MANY. CLASSES. This is going to be the best DFWCon yet. Sign up today at http://dfwcon2016.eventbrite.com and save, before the… Read More

Glenn Yeffeth, publisher of BenBella Books, joins DFWCon lineup April 23-24

Glenn Yeffeth, founder and publisher of BenBella Books, will join the agent & editor lineup at the DFW Writers Conference, April 23-24 in Fort Worth. Glenn is looking to hear pitches in a broad range of nonfiction genres. For 15 years, Glenn was a corporate strategist and marketer who ran companies in Chicago, London, and… Read More

Time to choose your agent! Pitch session signups are here

It’s that special time… that time when we choose agents or editors for our pitch session! One free pitch session comes with your DFWCon registration, if you have a project ready to pitch. Generally speaking, agents want to hear pitches for completed manuscripts for fiction, and well-developed book proposals for nonfiction. You will be able to purchase… Read More

Special hotel price for DFWCon attendees! Book your room by March 7

The magnificent Omni Fort Worth Hotel will be the official hotel for DFWCon this year. It’s conveniently located right across the street from the Fort Worth Convention Center. It also has a great bar, Whiskey & Rye, that will be a perfect hangout for conference-goers. We love the super-comfy oversized leather chairs. Just remember to go attend some classes!… Read More