Celebrating Your Writing, Your Voice
2023's Premier Midwest Writing Conference
2023 WWA Fall Conference!
Theme: 75 Years of Success Stories
Date: October 6-7, 2023
“Join me in keeping the 75 years of Success Stories flowing. Realize your writing goals and dreams through keynote presentations, workshops, agent pitches, fabulous networking opportunities and more.
This is the premier Midwest writing conference.”
– Laurie Scheer, Writing Mentor, former Director-UW-Madison Writers’ Institute, WWA Board Member
HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is the USA Today bestselling author of 15 psychological thrillers, winning the genre's most prestigious awards: five Agathas, five Anthonys, and the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. She’s also investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV, winning 37 EMMYs. National book reviewers call her “a superb and gifted storyteller.” Her newest is the page-turning standalone THE HOUSE GUEST – a story of psychological manipulation exploring the dark heart of marriage and friendship. Publishers Weekly says, “Ryan is a master of suspense!” and the Library Journal starred review calls it "Binge-worthy.” Watch for ONE WRONG WORD coming in 2024
CHRISTINE DESMET is an author, writing coach, scriptwriter, and past longtime Distinguished Faculty Associate of writing at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She writes the Fudge Shop Mystery Series and Mischief in Moonstone Series, both set in Wisconsin. Her memberships include Wisconsin Writers Association, Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, Blackbird Writers Group, and Writers Guild of America. Christine is a member of Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators and Women's Fiction Writers Association
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