About: LJWC

Jared is the Director of the La Jolla Writers Conference, Director of Business Operations for STRATEGIES Literary Public Relations and a managing partner of The Kuritz Group, Inc. Jared is the creative director. He specializes in helping authors position themselves and their book(s) as a part of their overall business plan. He develops and oversees the implementation of client media marketing plans, social media campaigns, wesbite development, press kit materials, media training courses, video media montages, and directs article, manuscript, and book content, design, & development. He has personally handled multiple national campaigns resulting in hundreds of thousands of book sales, paid speaking engagements, national book awards, and a multitude of endorsements. Jared regularly teaches classes at UCSD. He believes that book development, management, and public relations are not brain surgery. It simply takes the proper knowledge and appropriate implementation to create a foundation for the best possible results.

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On September 25, 2017, the La Jolla Writers Conference family lost one of its original attendees and longtime member of the writing community, Madge Blakey.  For nearly two decades, Madge graced us with her smile, warmth, dedication and support.  It will be the goal of this conference to ensure Madge’s...
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The 2017 La Jolla Writers Conference is being held this year from October 27-29, at the La Jolla Hyatt at Aventine. It will feature more than 70 classes from New York Times bestselling author, agents, writing experts, and many more.  As usual, this will be a non-commercial conference where attendees...
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The 2017 La Jolla Writers Conference (October 27-29 at the La Jolla Hyatt at Aventine) is excited to announce that 6 Literary agents from across the country will be joining this year’s awesome faculty.     Here’s a brief look: Angela Rinaldi – The Rinaldi Literary Agency Steven Hutson –...
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The 2016 La Jolla Writers Conference welcomed attendees from 12 states and 3 countries, with an amazing variety of writing projects covering nearly every genre. The conference also welcomed some wonderful new faculty members into our family. NY Times bestselling author, Jonathan Maberry, kicked off Friday evening with an inspiring...
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Directing the annual La Jolla Writers Conference can be a little exhausting.  There are 70+ classes to schedule, 25+ faculty members and staff to coordinate, 30+ private read and critique sessions to plan, banquets to organize, transportation to arrange, and so on.  But the truth is, I wouldn’t change it for...
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