2019 Event General Information

2019 Event Overview & Details

The Permian Basin Writers Workshop gives aspiring writers a better understanding of the craft of fiction and nonfiction, preparing them for the fast-changing world of publishing and promotion, while creating opportunities for meaningful networking and support.

Our intimate atmosphere and speaker/agent access will allow contact with a wealth of talent on both sides of the classroom.

Agent panel discussion for the 2018 event.

Tips and Information

  • A continental breakfast, lunch and snack will be provided for registrants both days. There will be a  Meet & Greet at the Doubletree downtown on Saturday evening.2018 Event - Meet & Greet event is at the downtown Doubletree
  • Saturday – a full day workshop by a Nationally recognized teacher of craft and/or marketing. 
  • Sunday – is a full day in workshop format, with each being and hour and fifteen minutes. Registrants will also have the opportunity to pitch to an agent if they desire.  If you wish to pitch to a second agent, that may be purchased for $35 when you register.
  • Dress as you like, but if you have an agent pitch session, we recommend business casual. But whatever you decide, wear comfortable shoes!
  • We try to control the temps in the rooms, but they can tend to be cool. You may want to bring a sweater.
  • The Bookies want to foster a healthy writing community in the Permian Basin. This is an opportunity to network with other writers—don’t waste it! Introduce yourself, ask what they write. You could meet a new critique partner and friend!
  • Bring business cards.
  • Bring a notebook to take notes; we’re planning an event to overwhelm your brain!
  • There will be a bookstore onsite. Barnes & Noble will be selling writing craft books, and we’ll be selling the workshop instructor’s books as well.
  • Each workshop will have a short survey online. We encourage you to complete them for each session you attend: we need your feedback to improve for next year.
  • Here is our sexual harassment policy.
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2019 Registration


Tell us a bit about you - it'll help us plan for future workshops!




Would you like to be contacted to set up a pitch session with an agent of publisher after the lineup is set?

Dietary Restriction


We will do our best to accommodate you, but please know that we cannot be held responsible for food allergies, etc. If you are concerned about this, you may need to make other arrangements for meals.

Please provide any dietary restrictions.

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General Registration
$99.00
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General Registration + One Agent Pitch
$134.00
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2019 Registration


Tell us a bit about you - it'll help us plan for future workshops!




Would you like to be contacted to set up a pitch session with an agent of publisher after the lineup is set?

Dietary Restriction


We will do our best to accommodate you, but please know that we cannot be held responsible for food allergies, etc. If you are concerned about this, you may need to make other arrangements for meals.

Please provide any dietary restrictions.

Submit form before proceeding to payment button.


Choose Registration Fee

Early Registration
$49.00
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Early Registration + One Additional Agent Pitch
$84.00
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If you requested an 2nd opportunity to pitch to an agent, you must prepay here.

Pitch To Agent
$35.00
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2019 Registration


Tell us a bit about you - it'll help us plan for future workshops!




Would you like to be contacted to set up a pitch session with an agent of publisher after the lineup is set?

Dietary Restriction


We will do our best to accommodate you, but please know that we cannot be held responsible for food allergies, etc. If you are concerned about this, you may need to make other arrangements for meals.

Please provide any dietary restrictions.

Submit form before proceeding to payment button.


Choose Registration Fee

Student Registration
$25.00
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Student Registration + One Agent Pitch
$60.00
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2019 Registration


Tell us a bit about you - it'll help us plan for future workshops!




Would you like to be contacted to set up a pitch session with an agent of publisher after the lineup is set?

Dietary Restriction


We will do our best to accommodate you, but please know that we cannot be held responsible for food allergies, etc. If you are concerned about this, you may need to make other arrangements for meals.

Please provide any dietary restrictions.

Submit form before proceeding to payment button.


Early Registration
$49.00
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Student Registration
$25.00
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NOTE: If you selected a 2nd opportunity to pitch to an agent, you must prepay in the previous page under Registration Options.

Reminder to pay for 2nd agent pitch