• Young writers enjoy the day.           photo by Sandra Vander Schaaf

  • Author Sonali Dev listens to a question in her workshop.           photo by Sandra Vander Schaaf

  • Cat Rambo signs for a fan.           photo by Sandra Vander Schaaf

  • Author and speaker Jael Richardson.           photo by Sandra Vander Schaaf

  • Jack Whyte and Donald Maass sign books for fans.           photo by Sandra Vander Schaaf

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Happy New Year!

KathyChung, January 5, 2017
Happy new year!Welcome to 2017! We're already hard at work planning this year's conference, our 25th! You'll notice we've taken down last year's presenters and workshops to avoid confusion. We'll begin posting this year's details in March (or maybe even February - stay tuned!). It's our silver anniversary conference, and we're pretty excited about that. We're hoping to make it our best yet, offering, as ever, the best professional devlopment for writers we can find and bring together for you. You can count on seeing lots of new faces as well as some of our regulars, so there'll be something for everyone. Mark your calendars: our writing contest opens April 1; registration will open in early June; and the 25th annual SiWC will run October 20-22, with master classes on the 19th. In the meantime, keep an eye on our blog, our Facebook page, and our Twitter feed (@SiWCtweets) for conversation and information as the year goes along. And if you've been to SiWC before, you're welcome to join...