How attending conferences helps your career

Attending writers conferences is one of the best things you can do for your writing career. There are many benefits to attending conferences:

Laura Parker Castoro teaching at the Florida Writers Association conference http://www.floridawriters.net/2013_FWA_Conferences.html

Laura Parker Castoro teaching at the Florida Writers Association conference. Photo by Karen Lieb.

  • Learning in workshops and seminars
  • Pitching to agents and editors
  • Opportunities to get critiques
  • Discovering new resources
  • Befriending other writers

This last item may be the most important. Continue reading