Writers Conference

The Rappahannock Writers Conference

Building Up Writers

Saturday, November 7

The 2020 Rappahannock Writers’ Conference will be an all-day virtual event, celebrating writers with informational workshops and a panel discussion on traditional, indie, and hybrid publishing.

Stay tuned for more information on registration.

Featured Speakers & Panelists

Topics Include...

World building

Character development





Earning a living as a writer

Traci Hunter Abramson

Keynote Speaker
Author Traci Hunter Abramson
"Rising Up: Creating in a Time of Crisis"

Registration Details

Sign-ups for the conference begin September 28. Pre-register to receive weekly emails in the lead up to the conference with writing tips and information on special writing events and library resources. 

Conference Schedule

9:00 - 9:15am

Welcome, Conference Introduction, & Keynote Introduction 

9:15 - 9:45am

Keynote, "Rising Up: Creating in a Time of Crisis" by Traci Hunter Abramson

10:00 - 11:00am

Workshop Sessions I

11:10 - 12:10pm

Workshop Sessions II

12:10 - 1:15pm


1:15 - 2:15pm

Workshop Sessions III

2:30 - 3:30pm

Publishing Panel

3:40 - 4:00pm

Conference Farewell & Evaluation

Indie Author Day
UMW Continuing Education

Thank you to our partners for the 2020 Rappahannock Writers Conference.

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