Snake River Writers

Snake River Writers Conference

Friday & Saturday - Sept 27-28, 2019

Announcing the first-ever Snake River Writers Conference

Friday and Saturday, Sept 27 and 28 | Idaho Falls, Idaho

This two-day event is great for all writers of fiction and nonfiction alike, no matter where they're at on their writing journey.

Our keynote guest is Literary agent Jim McCarthy of Dystel, Goderich, and Bourret, who will be teaching both days.

Registration for the event is only $110. Food and accommodations are not included. Instructors and what they're teaching is included below.

Do you write? Do you want to meet other writers? Would you like to improve your craft? Then join us for two days of instruction and learning.

Hosted by local authors, for authors of all genres. Featuring authors Ali Cross, Marion Jensen, Shelly Brown, Chad Morris, Wendy Swore, Shauna Holyoak, and more! Literary agent Jim McCarthy of Dystel, Godrich, and Bourret will also be joining us to teach and talk one-on-one appointments. Seating is limited! Register soon!

What you need to know


Local Authors

Professional Instruction

Registration is Open Attend for Just $110!

Contact Us

Join the Conference Facebook Page for current updates and information. Or for more details, email: or text: SRWCon to 802.523.5970

2019 SRW Conference Instructors & Classes Cheat Sheet

Ali Cross
Chad Morris
Cory Anderson
Dennis Gaunt
Jared Garrett
Marion Jensen
Megan Clements
Shauna Holyoak
Shelly Brown
Steven Bohls
Wendy Swore

Jim McCarthy
(two classes/one each day)

Save the Cat Workshop
Pacing for Your Story
Setting the Mood
Slushpile Tales
Productive Creativity
Mastering Fiction Writing
Twitter Contests
Satisfying Endings
Developing Voice
Character Development
Character-driven Description

1. What to Ask an Agent Who Offers Representation
2. Queries

Ali Cross - Save the Cat Workshop
Chad Morris - Pacing for Your Story
Cory Anderson - Setting the Mood
Dennis Gaunt - Slushpile Tales
Jared Garrett - Productive Creativity
Marion Jensen - Mastering Fiction Writing
Megan Clements - Twitter Contests
Shauna Holyoak - Satisfying Endings
Shelly Brown - Developing Voice
Steven Bohls - Character Development
Wendy Swore - Character-driven Description

Jim McCarthy, with two classes/one each day - 1. What to Ask an Agent Who Offers Representation. 2. Queries