A lot of times, marketing your book just as important as the content in your book! One of the best ways to market is festivals. You directly and instantly create bonds and learn habits that will benefit you as a writer moving forward! There are many out there. A lot are awesome and constructive, but be weary and do your do diligence.
    
  We have had a long lasting relationship with the Florida Writers Association and the Amelia Island Book Festival. They focus on giving authors different tools, resources, and insight from renowned authors, marketers, designers, etc. The upcoming festivals from these organizations are below followed by festival from all over the world listed by month.

  ENJOY

 

 

 

Writers’ Retreat

Radiant, VA

June 22-24, 2018

 

 

 

Writers Who Run Retreat & Race

June 25-30, 2018

Rural North Carolina

 

 

Aegean Arts Circle Writing Workshop

June 27 to July 7, 2018.

Greek Cycladic island

 

 

French Alps Writing Retreat

July 1st-8th

St. Jorioz, France on Lake Annecy

 

 

Get Away to Write — Wales

Near a quiet lake in Wales.

July 7-14, 2018

 

 

 

 

Pen Paper Paradise

July 7-14, 2018

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

 

 

 

 

Birth A Book: The White Mountain Retreat 2018

Bethlehem, NH

July 8-13, 2018

 

 

 

ThrillerFest XIII 

July 10 – 14, 2018

New York

    

  

2018 Children's Lit Conference

July 11-15, 2018

New York

    

  

ABA Children’s Institute

June 19–21, 2018

New Orleans

  

  

The Annual Greater Los Angeles Writers’ Conference

June 22 – 24, 2018

Los Angeles, California

 

 

 Show Me Writers Masterclass

June 23rd, 2018

Missouri

  

  

4th Annual Sexy and Sassy Signing

July 6–7, 2018

Norfolk, VA

  

Annual Romantic Novelists' Association Conference 

July 13–15, 2018

ENGLAND
  

  

  Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) Annual Conference

August 3, 2018 to August 4, 2018

Lake Buena Vista, Florida

 

 

4th Annual Romancing the Capital

August 2–4, 2018

Ottawa, CANADA

  

Romance Genre Con

August 3–4, 2018

Kansas City, MO

  

  

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

August 3-6, 2018

LA, CA

  

  

Nuts and Bolts of Science Writing 2018

August 8-12, 2018

Philadelphia 

  

 

Pitch Slam

August 9-11

New York, NY

 

  

6th Annual Indie Bookfest 

​August 9–12, 2018

Orlando, FL, USA

  

  

10th Annual Writers' Police Academy

August 9–12, 2018

Green Bay, WI, USA

  

  

8th Annual When Words Collide 

August 10–12, 2018

Calgary, CANADA 

  

  

Annual Writer's Digest Conference 


August 10–12, 2018

New York City, NY, USA

  

  

​25th Annual Romance Writers of New Zealand 

August 10–12, 2018

Auckland, NEW ZEALAND

  

 

Hamlet’s Hideaway

Denmark

August 12-18, 2018

 

 

  

7th semiannual BDSM Writers Con

August 16–19, 2018

New York City, NY

  

  

Biennial Historical Novel Society UK Conference

August 24–26, 2018

Glasgow, SCOTLAND

  

  

Killer Nashville

August 23rd, 2018

Nashville, TN

  

  

Annual Author U Extravaganza

August 24–25, 2018

Denver, CO, USA

 

  

San Francisco Writing for Change Conference

September 8th, 2018

San Francisico 

 

 

Annual CT Fiction Fest 

September 7–9, 2018

Norwalk, CT, USA

 

 

 

Write Away Europe

Tuscany

September 15-22, 2018

 

 

 

5th Annual Penned Con 

September 20–22, 2018

St. Louis, MO, USA

 

 

4th Annual Starfish Writers Conference

September 21–22, 2018​

Houston, TX, USA

 

 

2nd Annual SSA Self-Publishing Expo

September 22, 2018

Tuscon, AZ, USA

 

 

29th Annual Novelists Inc (NINC) Conference 

September 26–30, 2018

St. Petersburg, FL, USA

 

 

36th Annual Moonlight & Magnolias Conference 

October 4–7, 2018​

Atlanta, GA, USA

 

 

​​5th Annual Imaginarium 

October 5–7, 2018

Louisville, KY, USA

 

 

Behind the Book: Fight or Flight

Oct 12-14, 2018

OREGON

 

 

4th annual Cruising Writers

October 13–20, 2018

Western Caribbean cruise sailing from Galveston, TX, USA

 

 

3rd annual Shameless Book Con

October 20, 2018

Orlando, FL, USA

 

 

Annual Writer's Digest Novel Writing Conference

October 26–28, 2018

Pasadena, CA, USA

  

 

11th annual Readers & 'ritas 

November 9–11, 2018

Allen, TX, USA

 

  

70th annual Frankfurt Book Fair

October 10–14, 2018

Frankfurt, GERMANY

  

 

2018 Delaware Writers Retreat

Cottages at Indian River Marina, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

November 1-4, 2018

 

 

 

Independent Authors Conference

November 2-4, 2018

Philadelphia

  

 

15th edition of Writers in Paradise

January 19-26, 2019

St Petersburg, FL

 

 

2018 Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp

Cedar Valley Retreat Center (West Bend, Wisconsin)

May 19 – 25, 2019