2017 Desert Dreams Conference
Reader Experience Tickets here:
For conference tickets, see below.
Our next Desert Dreams Conference is June 1-4, 2017 at Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale.
Click on the hotel link to book your suite and enter the code DRE to receive the $104 per night conference rate. Discounted rates are good for 3 days before and after the conference if you wish to extend your stay.
Full Conference Registration is $299 and includes:
Thursday Evening: Editor/Agent Panel
Friday Dinner: Keynote DIANA GABALDON
Saturday Dinner: Contest Awards Gala
Announcing the Winners of:
“Diamonds in the Desert”
Open to any author’s unpublished works
“Realizing the Dream”
Open to conference attendees only - unpublished works judged by attending agents & editors
“The Golden Quill”
Open to any books published during 2016
OFFERING SESSIONS IN FOUR TRACKS:
- The Craft of Writing
- The Path to Publishing
- Managing an Author Career
- Special Interest Presentations
Agent/Editor appointments – 2 per registration
Additional appointments – no charge if available
AND FOR OUR PUBLISHED ATTENDEES:
A chance to meet readers and present your books on Saturday’s ticketed Reader Day.
Registration will be available here beginning October 1, 2016.
Discounted registration for Desert Rose Members who are volunteering will be available here beginning October 1, 2016.
Our preliminary schedule can be viewed here.