Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

Preparing For Your First Writers’ Conference

Posted by on Nov 1, 2010

Preparing For Your First Writers’ Conference

Share Your Comments About this Post Here. You’re packing for your very first writers’ conference. What do you bring? What do you say? Relax, I have a few tips for you so you can make the most of your investment, because conferences to do cost you in terms of time and dollars. If you arrive prepared and collected, you’ll be sure to leave with new contacts, new friends and a new way of looking at...

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How to Meet Agents At A Writers’ Conference

Posted by on May 16, 2010

How to Meet Agents At A Writers’ Conference

You need to have a strategy. If you have a manuscript that is agent-ready, meaning that is has been revised at least 15 times and you’ve gone over it with a fine-toothed comb, you are ready to travel outside of your state and comfort zone to meet an agent in your genre at a writing conference. However, you should note that you probably won’t land your agent at a conference—most writers still...

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