Attending a conference is a big investment in yourself, and you want to make the most of it. You've purchased your conference registration, and taken time off of work to boost your personal work, your future. Now that you've squared away the toughest of the logistics (and bookmarked some fun places to go when you're in town), here are a few homework assignments you might consider doing in advance to get the most out of BlogHer Writers '11....more
Hello friends - happy weekend! Lots to share so I'm going to jump right in... BlogHer Writers '11: In a few short weeks we'll come together for the first annual BlogHer Writers conference, presented by Penguin Group, in New York City. It will be a day full of expert insiders discussing publishing, demystifying the trade and providing small group mentoring. You'll learn about publishing 101, going from blog to book and so much more. Check out the agenda, our list of growing speakers and register today....more
The time has come to decorate your blog with some BlogHer Writers '11 blog bling!We've made it very easy, simply copy the code and paste to your blog and voila! the world knows you are coming!See you in New York!...more
Since BlogHer Writers ‘11 is a new conference under the BlogHer umbrella, many people have been wondering what to expect. Our team has been working hard to share some great aspects of this intimate conference -- like the small-ground mentoring sessions and the amazing keynote speakers. BlogHer co-founder Lisa Stone explained that the conference is really for anyone who has a book inside their head -- or heart.
But who are those people? Well, let’s find out, shall we?
Lisa Stone introduced the BlogHer Writers '11 program, and now it's time to start sketching in the details. First, a little more on the backdrop, which is: volatile! In a recent email, Lisa was listing all the turbulence besetting book publishing:...more
Sorry I missed you last week, I was at BlogHer Handmade in St. Paul, Minnesota and I must say it was so much fun. While I will admit DIY is not my strength, there were some pretty talented people in the bunch. But I'm here today to share with you something that you cannot miss: BlogHer Writers in NYC!...more
The Call for Volunteers for BlogHer Writers '11 has closed. Thank you all for your interest and we will make notifications no later than Friday, October 7.*******************************It is time again that we turn to you, our community, for help. Each conference we have a need for extra hands to help with registration, to mic wrangle or be a live blogger and this conference is no different. If you would like to attend the BlogHer Writers ’11 Conference and receive one of our BlogHerships in exchange for being a volunteer we are taking applications now....more
Two hallmarks of BlogHer conferences are the education you receive and the networking you engage in while attending our events. BlogHer Writers conference is no different. If you’ve perused the agenda, you know that we’re offering a slew of sessions geared toward attendees who want to publish books. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve published before, or never a word in your life. If you’ve got a(nother) book in you, this conference has your name all over it!...more
I want to talk with the writer in you.
For seven years, through hundreds of thousands of blog posts, 15 in-person BlogHer conferences, and lo, those many NaBloPoMo and NaNoWriMo writing exercises, one of the most popular conversations across the BlogHersphere has been and is:
"How can I turn my blog into a book?"...more
A few weeks ago, Elisa announced our 10th annual BlogHer conference in San Jose and let you know you could register immediately. Today, I am sharing our hotel information, so you can book your room at the lowest rate possible for BlogHer '14. Read more