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The mission of Serious Writer is to build community, create networking opportunities, teach the most current industry information, and provide free and affordable instruction and training.

We’re proud to have been recognized as one of Writers Digest’s Top 101 Websites for Writers twice! with our sister site Almost an Author.

The 4th Annual Serious Writer Awards are OPEN!

Three Contests. Three Winners.

Writer of the Year

Book of the Year

Book of the Decade

Early Bird pricing ends June 15, 2023.

To see the list of past contest winners, finalists, and semifinalists, click here.


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Personalized writing and marketing training and workshops 

June 1-3, 2023

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The first Serious Writer Italy event consisted of workshops, tours, food & wine tastings, cooking class, brainstorming sessions, and oh-so-much food. We’re going back in 2024!

Past 3-day conferences include:

  • North Carolina Christian Writers Conference [2018, 2019, 2020]
  • Ohio Christian Writers Conference [2017, 2018]
  • Genre & Marketing Intensives - NC [2021, 2022]

Past 1-day "tour stops" included these cities:

  • Pensacola, FL [2019]
  • Tallahassee, FL [2018, 2019]
  • Tampa, FL [2017, 2019, 2020]
  • Atlanta, GA [2018]
  • Cullman, AL [2018]
  • Lexington, SC [2018, 2019]
  • Nashville, TN [2019]
  • Wimberley, TX [2018]
  • Chicago, IL [2019]

Upcoming Events include:

  • Genre & Marketing Intensive - MI: June 1-3, 2023
  • Genre & Marketing Intensive - NC: Sept 7-9, 2023
  • ITALY Tour 2024


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Season 1 of the Serious Writer podcast is available! Check out the last couple of episodes below.

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