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Sisters in Crime/Los Angeles and SoCal Mystery Writers of America welcome aspiring writers, established authors, and industry professionals to mingle with agents, editors, publishers, and your peers in sunny, Culver City CA for the 2017 California Crime Writers Conference. Gather the latest inside information on publishing, marketing, crime solving, and craft while you revitalize your creativity, hone your writing skills, and beef up your publishing and marketing plans at this renowned, biennial conference. Register early — CCWC attendance is capped at 200 attendees to encourage an accessible, cordial atmosphere among attendees and faculty. Previous years sold out-don't miss your opportunity to join the fun in 2017!

Conference dates: Jun 10-11, 2017

Registration is now closed. The conference is SOLD OUT.


Early bird registration through Jan 31, 2017: $265 [SOLD OUT]
Registration Feb 1, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017: $300 [SOLD OUT]
Registration May 1, 2017 - May 31, 2017: $335 [SOLD OUT]
Onsite registration: $350 [SOLD OUT]
Online and mail-in registration closes May 31, 2017.
Mail-in registration must be received by May 31, 2017.

Manuscript critique: $50 [SOLD OUT]
Complete submission instructions will be emailed to paid manuscript critique registrants. The 5-pg., double-spaced writing submissions must be received by April 15, 2017.

Cancellation Policy:

If you cancel before Feb 28, 2017, you will receive a full refund minus PayPal fees.
If you cancel between Mar 1, 2017 and Apr 30, 2017, you will receive a 50% refund minus PayPal fees.
No refunds after Apr 30, 2017.


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