North American Conference


June 22nd-24th, 2017
Portland, Oregon

The conference will feature 1 full day of a la carte workshops + 2 full days of conference programming.

What is new for HNS2017 in Portland, the historic City of Roses:

The HNS Academy

One full day of a la carte craft workshops on Thurs. June 22, 2017, featuring:

  • Swordplay with David Blixt
  • An all-day writing craft workshop with internationally acclaimed bestselling author Kate Forsyth
  • Afternoon workshops with Heather Webb (how to write that killer “grabby” opening) and Gillian Bagwell (writing believable dialogue)
  • Costume Contest open to all attendees (if you’re a slow sewer, start stitching now!)
  • Period and genre-themed Koffee Klatches
  • Special ticketed Saturday afternoon readers’ festival open to the Portland community, featuring special programming, followed by the HNS conference book signing.

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