Nothing humbles me more than reading a book about writing that breaks new grounds. It amazes me how little I know about the craft of writing after such a read. I’m left feeling elementary but also empowered to do something great. You too should be striving to find new methods for improving yourself as a writer. However, narrowing down what might work for you is a tricky process and with a plethora of books out there, each one having their own brilliant unique process can be quiet the daunting...

You read fantasy because of the time period right: dreaming of being a sheep farmer, living on some hill with a bunch of kids. No? Ok, well it must be because you reminisce on the good times and think to yourself that you were born in the wrong era and if you could just find a way to time-travel yourself back to the days of swords and boards right. No? Well, it must be because you have an obsession with characters with awesome abilities. Yes? I knew that...

I think every writer should jump at the chance to go to one of these writers conferences - even the hermit kinda writer can get something out of it. It's healthy for us writers to do so. You might even learn something, but the real golden egg lay in the number of resources that the best writers conferences have to offer: leads and pitches to showcase to agents, publishers, and of course the chance to mingle with other writers. So, here are the best writers conferences that should...