Category Archives: LJWC

Best known for Schindler’s Ark, which American audiences know as Schindler’s List, Thomas Keneally is an Australian playwright and author of both fiction and non-fiction, who has won numerous accolades for his writing, among them the Mann Booker award.  Considered to be a national treasure in Australia, Keneally will be...
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The LJWC is proud to announce that New York Times bestselling author, Lisa Jackson, Dale Brown, and Christopher Reich will be joining the 2013 faculty as keynote speakers. Lisa’s is the queen of suspense.  Her latest book, Ready To Die just hit stores in August and promises edge of your seat suspense...
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Directions to the La Jolla Writer’s Conference by Mark E. Becker I came to San Diego in the middle of my night.  I was a newbie, flying the redeye from     Tallahassee, but I got there, just the same.  The first night, I had to stay at another hotel.  The HALO...
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New York Times bestselling author, Andrew Gross, shares 10 surefire ways to keep your pages turning. Remember that the 2012 La Jolla Writer’s Conference is less than 3 weeks away.  Register now!...
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Singer, songwriter & author, Laura Roppe, shares her journey from book idea to The Ellen Show and beyond as she courageously turned her own Cancer diagnosis into a story of triumph. When I sat down to write my first book, a memoir called Rocking the Pink, it was without any knowledge of...
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As keynote at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Joel Stein, co-director of the Institute for the Future of the Book and founder of Social Book, said that he aims to turn reading from a solitary pursuit to a networked experience, where readers and authors can read books together, in constant communication,...
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Literary Agent and Entertainment Attorney, Mike Farris, shares his thoughts on some of the common mistakes he has seen writers make.  This 50-minute lecture was presented at last year’s La Jolla Writer’s Conference. The 2012 LJWC is less than 4 weeks away and limited to the first 200.  Register today!...
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I am often asked what it takes to put the LJWC together.  It starts with about 30 great faculty members willing to donate their time and knowledge.  This year we have added experts in the fields of film and foriegn rights, e-book publishing and distribution, website design for authors, and...
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Hello Friends, Welcome to our brand new website.  Please take a look around and let us know what you think. We look forward to your feedback and comments. The team at La Jolla Writer’s Conference...
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Acclaimed writer, Steven R. Boyett, opens his heart and soul in his 2010 LJWC  keynote speech.  It offers unique insight and rare honesty into a writer’s 30-year journey. Steven R. Boyett Keynote  ...
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