The Storymakers Guild is a community built by writers for writers. We created the Storymakers Conference with the goal of providing education, support, and a welcoming community for writers at all skill levels and on all publishing paths. Each year we celebrate the accomplishments of the writers in our community at the Whitney Awards Gala.
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All in-person attendees will be able to access virtual playback of the in-person classes for a limited time after the conference. Virtual attendees will also be able to access virtual playback after the conference. Click the link for more information.
Storymakers Conference 2023 will be held May 11th through the 13th, and we are so excited for you to join us! To register, view your registration, or to purchase additional add-ons, click the link below. You can also view important deadlines and dates, as well as view the address of our conference.
This contest is for official registrants of the conference. Entries may be purchased during or after registration, but must be purchased prior to the contest deadline. There is a limit of 3 total entries per attendee (2 entries in the same category). More rules can be found at the link.
If there is a book you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
If I waited for perfection. . . I would never write a word.
Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.
It’s perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.
The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.