We’ll See You On Thursday

We are almost there. The 30th Annual Writers’ Institute begins bright and early on Thursday morning. Safe travels for all who will be joining us here in Madison. The magic elves here at our Continuing Studies offices are working hard to assure that everything is in place to greet you and assist during this information-filled […]

A Pathway to Publication Success Story

Author Laurie Buchanan introduced our Pathway to Publication mentoring program at last year’s conference. During the last year, she worked closely with her mentor Christine DeSmet and has not only successfully completed her manuscript, she has also sold her work to a publisher. Here’s her recent blog post as she shares her joy  – […]

Only One Week Left

Our 30th anniversary of the premier writing conference in the Midwest is just one week away. Join us April 4-7. Meet other writers just like you, share your writing experiences, learn something new, and make some new acquaintances. Don’t miss out on a magical writing weekend. Celebrate our Pathway to Publication writers and sign up […]

Dan Blank’s Exclusive Webinar

Dan Blank is a marketing wizard who knows the publishing world explicitly. Last week he offered an exclusive webinar for our Writers’ Institute attendees. Register now and you’ll have access to the webinar. In Dan’s most recent newsletter from Friday March 15, he mentioned our wonderful writing community – here is the link: As […]

Exclusive Webinar with Dan Blank for Writers’ Institute Attendees

Register now to receive a video of the exclusive webinar that Marketing Master Dan Blank of We Grow Media presented for our Writers’ Institute 2019 attendees. Dan has some amazing insider tips regarding how to write and market your work and, more importantly, how to maximize your time at the conference this year. Join us […]

Master Classes

This is just a note to say that we still have a few spots available within our Master Classes. Those classes are listed below. If you are interested in adding any to your Registration please call 608 262 2451 between the hours of 8AM and 4PM Central Time. If you have questions about any of […]

Right Here, Write Now Sessions

Our Right Here, Write Now Sessions are filling up fast. We still have half hours available with the following speakers. This is your opportunity to speak with experts within their genres. Register now. Don’t miss one of the best elements of Writers’ Institute 2019.   Barbara Britton – Romance, YA, Christian Fiction Kat Falls – […]

Early Bird Pricing Ends Tuesday, March 5th

Be sure to register for this year’s Writers’ Institute to receive the Early Bird pricing. You have until midnight Central Time on Tuesday March 5th to receive the discount – that is via our website. If you wish to register by phone, please call from 4PM Central Time on Tuesday March 5th at 608 262 […]

No Fear of Success Marketing Workshop – March 9

Need a little help preparing your materials to be pitched at the Writers’ Institute? Join us on Saturday March 9 from 10am-1pm for my annual No Fear of Success Marketing Workshop at the Pyle Center. Whether you are pitching to agents and/or publishers, you’ll need a solid pitch, logline, synopsis or overview and sometimes a […]