Social Media World, February 8 – March 2, 2018. San Diego, CA
San Fransco Writers Conference, FEBRUARY 15-18, 2018, San Francisco, CA.
Combines information on the craft of writing and on the business side of writing.
The Smarter Author Summit, FEBRUARY 26-27, 2018. Austin, TX
A small conference that reviews current strategiesi and tactics and analyses why they worked.
Sleuthfest. MARCH 1 – 4, 2018, Boca Raton, FL.
Sponsored by the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. Offers a variety of workshops on writing and on marketing.
Atlanta Writing Workshop, March 10, 2018, Atlanta, GA.
A full-day “How to Get Published” writing event for those interested in traditional publishing contracts.
Midsouth Christian Writers Conference, MARCH 16-17, 2018. Collierville, TN
Includes an optional indie publishing workshop with best-selling indie author Hallee Bridgeman, who will teach Seven Steps to Successful Self-Publishing, including tips and tricks for the current market. in addition to nine workshops.
Virginia Festival of the Book, March 21 – 25, 2018.
The largest community-based book event in the Mid-Atlantic region. Features a long list of authors, ranging from international bestsellers to topical specialists to debut authors. Book exhibits, authors presentations, readings, workshops on book promotion, finding an agent, poetry, publishing, and agents roundtable.
Pathway to Publication, APRIL 12-15, 2018, Madison, WI
This year’s conference will include more information for self-publishers than in year’s past.
Indie Author Fringe, APRIL 14, 2018, ONLINE
24 sessions over 24 continuous hours allows members, and other authors round the globe, to attend some live sessions, no matter where they’re located.
Self Publishing Conference, APRIL 28, 2018, University of Leicester, Oadby, U.K.
UK’s only dedicated self-publishing event, offering authors a chance to find out about a wide range of publishing options, to hear from and question those who work within the thriving self-publishing world, and to network with fellow authors, many of whom will already be experienced self-publishers.