2015 Write Touch Conference

2015 Write Touch Conference

April 24-26, 2015
Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Featuring Keynote Speaker

USA Today Bestselling Author
Mary Buckham
Down and Dirty Ways to Create Stronger Characters
Primal Branding: 8 Elements that Take Your Brand to a Whole New Level
Mary Buckham

Pitch/Plot Bootcamp
with Jade Lee, Cindy Dees, and Damon Suede
Friday afternoon (Appointment required)
Jade Lee  Cindy Dees  Damon Suede

Have a story you just can't seem to get right? Wondering why you can't seem to get the attention of an agent or editor? Sit in a small group (3 writers at a time) for a 30-minute power session with one of three fantastic plot doctors. You'll get to talk through your pitch or plot and work out the kinks that have been giving you trouble! Friday, from noon to 3pm. Separate registration.

Dinner with the Authors
Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Luncheon Thanks to our partnership with Barbara Vey's Reader Appreciation Luncheon, attendees of the WisRWA conference are invited to join Barbara's guest authors for Friday evening's private dinner off-site from the hotel. This event in not open to the public. Mingle with USA Today and New York Times bestselling authors. Friday, from 4 to 6pm. Separate registration.
(Dinner is now full.)

Agents and Editors
Mary Altman Mary Altman
Editor, Sourcebooks Casablanca
Cat Clyne Cat Clyne
Assistant Editor, Sourcebooks Casablanca
Sara Megibow Sara Megibow
Literary Agent, KT Literary
Nicole Resciniti Nicole Resciniti
Literary Agent, The Seymour Agency
Jessica Sinsheimer Jessica Sinsheimer
Literary Agent, Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency
Shauna Summers Shauna Summers
Executive Editor, Random House
Candace Havens Candace Havens
Editorial Director of Covet and Embrace, Entangled Publishing
Amy Reichert Author Amy Reichert
on How to Kill Your Darlings
Agent and Editor Q&A
Beyond Vampires, Cheerleaders, and Fighting to the Death: The YA Marketplace: YA Panel
WisRWA's Got Talent (First Page Critique)
WisRWA Book Sale
Pitch Sessions
Dinner with the Authors
And more...

Schedule and Registration
Conference Brochure Conference Schedule

Online Registration (pay with PayPal)

PDF Brochure and Registration Form (pay by check)
This conference is offered in partnership with
Barbara Vey's Reader Appreciation Luncheon.

Clarion Hotel and Conference Center Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
5311 S Howell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Hyatt Place (Milwaukee Airport) Overflow hotel:
Hyatt Place (Milwaukee Airport)
200 W Grange Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207

Mention the Barbara Vey luncheon to get the block rate of $89 per night.

The conference hotel is currently full, but you can always check back for cancellations! The overflow hotel is right next door, an easy walk across the parking lot from the Clarion.