Writing for Success


Do you have a workshop or presentation that is interesting, informative, and would appeal to new and/or seasoned authors?

On June 1, Florida Star Fiction Writers will begin accepting workshop submissions for our 2024 conference:
Writing for Success: Rocketing Up the Bestseller Charts
April 5-7, 2024, in Viera in Melbourne, Florida

If your workshop is chosen, you will have the option to receive either a $100 honorarium or a conference registration worth $150.

You may submit as many workshops as you like; however, each must be submitted separately.

Submissions are open to nonmembers, and we encourage you to share this link with anyone you think might be interested in presenting.

Click here to submit your workshop(s) for consideration.

The deadline for submitting workshops is Sept. 1, 2023.

If your workshop is chosen, you will be notified by email no later than Sept. 8, 2023.

Here are the learning track categories for our conference:

  • Writer’s life: Challenges and associated business issues for writers, including wellness, time management, organization, career planning and submissions.
  • Writing craft: All aspects of fiction craft, from beginning to advanced levels. Examples: plot, structure, setting, character, theme, voice, revisions and critiques.
  • Business and management: Information about the industry, including newsletter managemetn, taxes, branding, market news, legal issues, and the role of publishing professionals.
  • Research: Topics of interest to writers in various or specific genres, such as world-building, historical research methods and resources, military and law enforcement practices and culture, mythology and genre norms, and genre tropes and cliches.
  • Self-publishing: How to keep your head above water and sell books in the fast-moving world of indie publishing; subjects may include audiobook production, marketing, advertising, KDP, statistics and data.