Write to Make a Difference

This Event Proves YOUR Ideas Can Change The World

The 2020 San Francisco Writing for Change Conference will be held on Saturday, September 12th at the Unitarian Universalist Center in San Francisco.  Details to come…but here is an overview of what to expect:

The San Francisco Writing for Change Conference focuses on writing, publishing and motivation. Speakers are publishing professionals who specialize in the kind of writing that makes a difference.
SFW4C will cover all genres because history shows any book can bring about change.  

2019 San Francisco Writing for Change Conference
TOOK PLACE ON Saturday, September 14th, 2019
Check-in at 8:30 am  Event: 8
:45 am – 5:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Center of San Francisco  1187 Franklin Street (at Geary), San Francisco, CA

The Change conference featured:
An info-packed schedule.
A full day of sessions, a free editorial or coaching consult, networking…and snacks!
A full faculty of speakers including:

2019 Keynote by:
Brooke Axtell – Founder and Director of She is Rising, a healing community for women and girls overcoming rape, abuse and sex-trafficking. Through her mentorship programs, retreats and workshops, Brooke helps survivors become leaders. She is passionate about inspiring young women to reclaim their worth and express their power to create a more compassionate world.

Blessing and inspiration: The O.G. Rev (Reverend Harry Louis Williams, II)

OG Rev. Harry Williams

Get must-have information for publishing your work from a full faculty of presenters including:
Nina Amir
, the nine-time Amazon bestselling author of 17 titles, including How to Blog a Book and The Author Training Manual.
Jim Azevedo, Smashwords Marketing Director
Michael Warr, Poetry Editor, Of Poetry and Protest
Peter Beren,
founder of the Peter Beren Literary Agency specializes in nonfiction books that matter.
Melissa Hart
,  The Writer magazine contributing editor and author of Better with Books.
Brenda Knight, Acquiring Editor at Mango Press
Laurie McLean
, founder of the Fuse Literary Agency she specializes in fiction and all around great advice to writers. She is also executive director of the San Francisco Writers Conference and Change conference.

and many other presenters.

This is a one-day, interactive event for all writers and all genres. The focus is on writing that will make a difference.

The Writing for Change Conference is devoted to bringing together agents, editors, authors, and publishing professionals in order to enable writers to learn from the experts about writing, publishing, marketing, and technology. You’ll come away motivated, more connected, and ready to get your work published successfully.

You will have the chance to learn from and pitch your book to the presenters, and to get feedback on your work from freelance editors. The conference will leave feeling inspired and enlightened. Please join us for this amazing day.

San Francisco Writing For Change registration includes:

  • Keynote and a full day of sessions
  • A full faculty of presenters–authors, editors, agents, marketing experts
  • Ask-the-Pros round-tables with presenters.
  • Feedback on your work from an independent editor.
  • Networking with speakers and other writers.
  • Opportunities to pitch your book.
  • Coffee and tea.
  • An Onsite bookstore.

Lunch purchase is suspended. We strongly suggest you bring a bag lunch. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Lunch (Boudin Bakery!) will be available for purchase for $15 IN ADVANCE ONLY on the registration site. Select your choice when you register.

The Change Conference is limited to just 100 attendees! 

This event is presented by the San Francisco Writers Conference and San Francisco Writers Foundation.  We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to help writers get their work published and to support all forms of  writing and written communication.

For sponsorship and marketing opportunities, contact us at barbara@sfwriters.org.