Lakefly 2023 – Overview

Logo for Lakefly Writers Conference located in the Fox Cities, Oshkosh, WisconsinWisconsin’s premiere writing conference is just around the corner! The Lakefly Writers Conference offers a quality conference at an affordable price, Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6 at the Oshkosh Convention Center.
Choose from over a dozen workshops on the craft and business of writing designed to inspire and guide your creative journey. 
Programs include:
• Time Management for Writers
• Write Wisconsinably: The Power of Place
• Time Ticks Away – Using the Clock or Calendar to Structure Your Novel
• Website design
• Crafting Your Own Poetic Voice
• Seven Touchstones to Writing an Award-Winning Crime-Thriller
• World-building
• Successful Book Marketing (Without Doing the Stuff You Hate.)
• The Big Bad: Does Your Protagonist Have a Worthy Antagonist?
• Pitfalls of Self-Publishing
Speakers include national best-seller Beth Amos, mystery writer Patricia Skalka, Wisconsin humorist Michael Perry, poet laureates Thomas Cannon and Jeffrey McAndrew, writing coach John DeDakis, romance writer Valerie Clarizio, award-winning writer Nick Chiarkas, writer/editor Lisa Lickel and others!
What are you waiting for? Only $65 if you register before April 1st. Price includes lunch on Saturday.
The Lakefly Writers Conference is sponsored by the Oshkosh Public Library in partnership with the Oshkosh Area Writers Club and Wisconsin Writers Association.
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