Lakefly News & Updates Archive

  • Keynote Speaker: Holly Day
    We’re pleased to announce Holly Day as the keynote speaker at #Lakefly24! Holly has worked as a freelance writer for over 30 years, with over 7,000 published articles, poems, and short stories and 40 books and chapbooks—most recently, the nonfiction books. She offers workshops and classes to writing centers all over the country, including the… Read more: Keynote Speaker: Holly Day
  • It’s Happening!
    The good news? Registration for the 2024 Lakefly Writers Conference is open! The bad news? You’ll notice a price increase. The registration fee was last raised in 2018 and maintaining financial sustainability will ensure the event’s continuation – something we all want. The “new” news? In response to a demand for a local book fair… Read more: It’s Happening!
  • Conference add-ons
    Friday only! A professional photographer and makeup artist will be on-site at the Lakefly Writers Conference Friday, May 5, to create a quality headshot for use on your book jackets, website and marketing materials. Each session is 20 minutes long and includes light styling, light make-up and hair touch-up. Five professionally edited headshots will be… Read more: Conference add-ons
  • Michael Perry and the Long Beds
    Exciting news! Michael Perry and the Long Beds will perform at the Oshkosh Grand at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6th. Tickets are: $29-$35 inclusive of tax, facility, and ticketing fees.  But wait! Lakefly Writers Conference attendees get a 20% discount by using the code LAKEFLY23 Just enter the coupon code at checkout to access the… Read more: Michael Perry and the Long Beds
  • Lakefly 2023 – Focus on Technique
    Good writing doesn’t just happen. Hone your skills with these Lakefly workshops: Time Ticks Away – Using the Clock or Calendar to Structure Your NovelPatricia Skalka Every novel unfolds over time. But how much time should pass between the beginning and the end?  Days, weeks, months, or decades? And why does it matter? We’ll look… Read more: Lakefly 2023 – Focus on Technique
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