2017 Cancelled

It is with great regret that the 2017 Midwest Writers Conference in Indy has been canceled. Please use the website contact form for any questions or concerns.

We will be accepting 2018 Signups at a later date
Date and Time: Pending

Midwest Writers Conference


Midwest Writers Conference
2017 Schedule (subject to change)


Registered attendants will check in, pick up their badges and goodie bag. Anyone who didn't get the chance to register online for the conference will have the chance to register onsite for a slightly higher fee.  

Attendees are responsible for providing dinner for themselves.  

8:00-12:00 pm 
   Welcome and Meet and Greet
Casual dress. Midwest Writers Conference hostess will introduce herself, the keynote and featured authors and guest. Music will be provided by DJ Yoduh (2-4 ONE entertainment) Cocktails will be available for purchase.


Silent auction begins

Workshops begin
tentative schedule and times will go up as when all classes are finalized.

2017 Class List
(no specific order)

The keynote speaker will speak during lunch break. 

Real Marketing in the Digital World: Social Networking Insanity, Figuring Out The Different Social Networks, Why Social Networking and Search Engine Optimization Go Together and Ways To Reach Readers 
How to turn your book into a screenplay: The process, the difference between writing a novel and a screenplay, the formatting, three act structure, and more.
 Taking your newsletter nuclear: How to take your newsletter to greater heights. Signing up with Mailchimp, creating a sample book, joining instafreebie and creating a campaign.

Know what you're talking about before you write: The importance of doing your research.
The dos and don'ts of self editingGetting your story as clean as possible before submission. 
 Creating your series bible: Keeping characters straight and organization.

An open to the public book signing from 5:00 - 7:00

Dinner on your own


Fabulous 50s Party
50s attire not mandatory, but highly suggested. Music will be provided by DJ Yoduh (2-4 ONE entertainment) Cocktails will be available for purchase.    


Workshops begin

Closing ceremonies

Tickets for meet and greet and 50s Party for non conference goers and book signing space are available for purchase here