Now Write! at Greater Los Angeles Writers’ Conference

Now Write! contributors have many offerings in the upcoming Greater Los Angeles Writers’ Conference, June 17-19 at Valley College in Van Nuys, California.  (Download the Program Guide.)

The GLAWS Writers’ Conference presents individual tracks for Aspiring, Active, and Accomplished writers (what they call the 3-A’s.) Each offers a progression of educational lectures, panels, interactive workshops and special events, so attendees are immersed in an educational and inspirational environment all weekend.

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Steven Barnes

The Now Write! All-Pro Panel: Incorporating Real Life into Fiction”

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Robert S. Levinson

Saturday, June 18, 4:45PM – Don’t miss this rare opportunity: accomplished contributors to three different Now Write! books come together on one panel to inspire and encourage you with their professional insight and Now Write! exercises that deal with creative brainstorming and ways to incorporate real life into fiction.

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Al Watt

Screenwriter, novelist and writing teacher Al Watt contributed “Trusting Yourself” to Now Write! Screenwriting, bestselling novelist and short story writer Robert S. Levinson contributed “The Truth Is In The Fiction” to Now Write! Mysteries, and NYT bestselling author and TV series writer Steven Barnes contributed “Creativity On Demand” to Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.

Now Write! editor Laurie Lamson is pleased to moderate and really looking forward to this one.

Full line up of Now Write! contributors at the conference

Marilyn AtlasFriday, June 17
2:00pm: Learn How To Pitch a Literary Agent or Publisher
This panel includes Now Write! Screenwriting contributor, Marilyn R. Atlas.

Saturday, June 18
11:15am: Develop the Perfect Pitch: No Apologies Necessary
This panel includes Now Write! Screenwriting contributor, Devo Cutler-Rubenstein.

ChristineConradt12:30pm This year the keynote speaker is accomplished screenwriter, producer, director and 2-time Now Write! contributor Christine Conradt.  Her talk, “Planting The Seeds of Success,” scheduled for Saturday, June 18 at,  is guaranteed to be a powerful, inspiring presentation.

Devorah-Cutler-Rubenstein3:30pm Finding and Using Your Unique Voice in Your Writing
Workshop with Now Write! Screenwriting and Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror contributor, Devo Cutler-Rubenstein.
4:45pm Now Write! All Pro Panel with Al Watt, Robert S. Levinson, Steven Barnes and moderator Laurie Lamson.

Sunday, June 19

11:15am  No Agent? No Problem! How to Sell a Script 
Without One
Workshop with Now Write! contributor Christine Conradt.

Scott Rubenstein12:30   Literary Agents and Publishers Annual Business Roundtable
A Panel of Literary Agents, Publishers, and Industry Experts Discuss New Paradigms for Publishing including Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror contributor, Scott Rubinstein.