The 2010 San Francisco Writing for Change Conference
Changing the World One Book at a Time
The Third San Francisco Writing for Change Conference has a powerful message for writers: Your books can change the world and we can show you how!
This November 13 & 14, 2010 at the Hilton (Financial District), Writing for Change will feature two inspiring keynote addresses and over 30 breakout sessions on writing, publishing,technology and marketing. Attendees will have access to agents and editors who can transform awriter’s dream into reality.
John Robbins—bestselling author of the groundbreaking books Diet For a New America and The New Good Life—and Dan Millman, internationally noted author of the “Way of the Peaceful
Warrior” books, will give keynote speeches to inspire and inform. Other presenters include: Mitch Horowitz, editor-in-chief at Tarcher/Penguin publisher and author of Occult America; Jill Schwartzman, Random House editor; Jeanette Perez, editor at HarperOne; Katie Hughes,executive editor at DeCapo Press; Cami Walker, author of 29 Gifts (who met her agent and editor at the 2008 Writing for Change conference and whose her book became a N.Y. Times bestseller); Jean Shinoda Bolen, internationally known author of Message from Mother: Gather the Women, Save the World ; Rosemary Daniell, founder of the Secrets of the Zona Rosa movement; Zoe Carter, author of Imperfect Endings; Chuck Sambuchino of Writer’s Digest;documentary film-maker Vanessa Workman; James Workman, author of Heart of Dryness;Mark Coker, SMASHWORDS; speaker Craig Harrison, social media experts Britt Bravo and Kevin Smokler; agents Verna Drieisbach, Sorche Fairbank, Michael Larsen, Elizabeth Pomada, Rita Rosenkranz, Andy Ross, Ted Weinstein and many others.
“The San Francisco Writing for Change conference is the only one of its kind—a writer’s conference that specializes in bringing together activists from many areas to learn, share, and network so they can change the world,” said conference co-founder agent Michael Larsen. “On so many levels this one weekend can ignite a change in the very people who can influence the world to change around them.”
Authors who write about change in realms as diverse as the environment, spirituality, politics,health, technology, personal growth, business and the economy are encouraged to attend.
Information and online registration are available at http://www.SFwritingforChange.org
The Hilton Financial District is offering an attendee room rate of $119 (based on availability) Conference registration is 450. in advance and 495. at the door. Attendance is limited to 150 people.
San Francisco Writing for Change is a project of the non-profit San Francisco Writers Conference, a 501(c)(3)non-profit