As a member of RWA I have wonderful access to the monthly magazine printed by the association. It is filled with great articles on writing, interviews with writers, listings of first sales and much, much more.
One section lists contests and conferences for both published and unpublished writers. I greatly advise attending conferences for writers, especially for the novice. Meeting new and established authors and having the opportunity to network with agents and editors is important for one wanting to become part of the writing community. Whether local or national, I guarantee you will be thrilled with the workshops and with the new friends you will make!
I’ve attended conferences and learned so much about myself and my writing style. Now I am looking into a few contests to see how my work is received.
Taking a few steps forward with my writing now,