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Prepare to Be Published. 2011 San Francisco Writers Conference
San Francisco Writers Conference San Francisco Writers Conference
San Francisco , CA
Tuesday, November 30, 2010

San Francisco, CA—11/28/10— Writers who want to become published authors need to have talent, be prepared to work hard, and know what is happening in the publishing industry. Once published, even the most successful published authors need to continue building their writing career by networking with key players in publishing. The 2011 San Francisco Writers Conference, February 18-20, 2011 at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel, will offer all writers access to the information and tools that will make them more professional and proficient at their writing.

The organizers have already announced some of the keynoters and new additions to the faculty.

David Morrell -- First Blood (Rambo) and Lessons From a Lifetime of Writing

Dorothy Allison -- Bastard Out of Carolina

Robert Dugoni -- Wrongful Death    Cara BlackMurder on the Left Bank

Susan Wiggs -- Fireside    Sheldon SiegelJudgment Day

The 2011 event is projecting nearly 100 presenters—bestselling authors, editors, agents and publishers—yet there will be a limit of 300 attendees. This means unequaled one-on-one discussions and networking opportunities. The event is valuable for all writers, screenwriters, journalists and poets.

This conference sells out every year, so it's never too early to sign up for the 2011 San Francisco Writers Conference. DISCOUNT ALERT!!!! You can go to the event website at www.SFWriters.org to register on-line or print out the mail-in registration form. It features an Holiday Rate for the 2011 SFWC of $595. Register on-line or return mail-in form before December 31, 2010 with a check or credit card info to save your seat....and save $100 off the full registration fee!

There will also be an in-depth Preconference with literary agent Katharine Sands (for attendees only on Feb. 17 for $149) and several Post Conference sessions with major presenters (open to all writers on Feb. 21). Check the San Francisco Writers Conference website for event updates and new presenters as they are added to the schedule.

A subscription to the free opt-in email newsletter is available on the website, as well.

The event will once again be at the fabulous InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel on Nob Hill. The SFWC Attendee room rate will be $159 a night (based on availability). Organizers suggest attendees book their room as soon as possible. There is also a link to the hotel on the San Francisco Writers Conference website at www.SFWriters.org or call them directly and mention the San Francisco Writers Conference.

San Francisco Writers Conference is a 509(a)2 non-profit charity. Sponsors & supporters include BookShop West Portal, Writer's Digest, John Wiley & Sons, Author Solutions, Smashwords, InterContinental Mark Hopkins, Berrett-Koehler, Conari Press, Antrim Group, The Writer, Book Expo America, Joyce Turley, Harvey Pawl, Kevin Smokler, Victoria Hudson, Ellen Taliaferro, MD, Stephanie Chandler, Alan Rinzler, www.ExpertClick.com, Publiability, Red Room, and the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Barbara Santos
Marketing Director
San Francisco Writers Conference
Livermore, CA
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