The Conference application fee is $30. Please see the Apply Now page for payment and application instructions. Note: The application fee is waived for 2013 conference participants.
Important: The conference admits participants on a rolling enrollment basis, which means the earlier you apply, the better your chances of securing a space.
Conference tuition covers all workshops, discussions, panels, and opening and closing night dinners. They do not cover the psychology sessions with Matt Fried or the film adaption session with Allan Marcil. See below for the fee instructions for those special sessions.
Early Bird Conference Tuition if paid in full by March 30, 2014: $825. Participants secure their place in the conference by paying a $300 deposit by January 30, 2014. A second payment of $300 is due February 28, 2014. The balance of the tuition–$225–is due on March 30, 2014.
Regular Conference Tuition: $875. Participants secure their place in the conference by paying a $400 deposit by June 2, 2014. The $475 balance is due by July 16, 2014.
Cancellations: Deposits, less a $50 cancellation fee, are refundable until July 21, 2014. After July 21, refunds (less the $50 cancellation fee) will be made ONLY if your vacated reservation is filled by a new applicant.
If enrolling for the Film Adaptation session, please include that payment with your final tuition payment.
If enrolling for any of the psychology sessions, payments can be made directly to Matt Fried: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructions for paying your Conference tuition and fees will be sent to you at the time of your admittance. We accept Paypal, over-the-phone credit card payments, and checks.
Film Adaptation with Allan Marcil (open to writers in all genres): $50.
Strategies for Connecting with Your Inner Writer and Staying Connected. a/k/a Writer’s Block Group—Exercises for activating your right brain processes, prior to and during the writing process. Taught by Matt Fried: $70 if paid prior to arriving at the conference. $75 if paid at the conference.
Psychology for Writers—how to think about development, maturation, motivation, family dynamics, personality, character, conflict, coping skills, pathology so you can write your story with a deeper sense of your characters and what moves them. Taught by Matt Fried: $70 if paid prior to arriving at the conference. $75 if paid at the conference.
Individual Psychology/Character/Motivation Consults with Matt Fried: $80.
Important: To secure your place in Allan Marcil’s Film Adaptation class, please include the $50 fee in your final tuition payment. To secure in place in Matt Fried’s psychology sessions, please contact him at email@example.com.