WriteCon is back!

Saturday, 30th November 2019


Bookings open October 1st

At this year’s WriteCon we will be joined by three special guests offering a variety of workshops and one-to-one critique sessions to help you take your writing to the next level.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are travelling from out of town, there will be a ticket option on Eventbrite to reserve your interest in a hotel room near the venue. It is not binding, there is no charge at this point; we will be in touch with details before doing a block booking.

1. Pop and Poise

Half day (morning)

Author Jason Donald returns to WriteCon after the great success of his previous workshops and creative writing sessions to help you unlock your next level of creativity. In this workshop, writers will dive into the ins and outs of writing and participate in a number of writing prompts. This one is for writers of every level: from beginner to experienced. Read more on the Schedule page.

2. Pathways to Publishing

Half day

Andrew Rushton, Publisher from Nord Süd books, will be joining us to talk about the various pathways to publishing. In this workshop, writers will discover how they can fine tune their manuscript and stick out from the pack to get published! Read more on the Schedule page.

3. Essential Editing

Half day

Experienced editor, publisher, author and teacher Lorna Fergusson will be sharing her expertise on essential editing tips and tricks to make your text robust. Read more on the Schedule page.

4. Routine and Ritual

Half day

Author Jason Donald runs a second afternoon workshop, focusing on how you can make writer’s block a thing of the past! How using research adds new depth, insight and excitement to your work. Read more on the Schedule page.

5. 1:1 Critique Sessions

Individual sessions. Book a 15-minute session with Andrew (morning session) or Lorna (afternoon session) to get bespoke feedback and assistance with your pitch, your proposal, your first 1,000 words. Full details of Lorna’s and Andrew’s particular sessions on the Schedule page.  These sell out fast, so get your ticket early!

If you’d like to find out about upcoming workshops
and other brunches and writerly meet-ups
please sign up for the mailing list and we’ll keep you informed.


AWCZ Clubhouse

(American Women’s Club of Zürich)

Höschgasse 38

8002 Zürich


By public transport:

Tram No. 2 or 4 to Höschgasse Tram stop

Nearest large Parkhaus: