Dublin Writers’ Conference: Unlock Your Potential

May 29, 2019




It is my great pleasure to welcome Laurence O’Bryan back as a guest this week for our writers and entrepreneurs. Laurence O’Bryan is an author and the founder of BooksGoSocial.com and The Dublin Writers' Conference.


Check out Laurence’s valuable advice and special offer:

The Dublin Writers’ Conference – June 21st-23rd – is in its 5th year.  The conference offers a weekend of networking with other writers, from Ireland and abroad, as well as sessions on everything from “How I’m Making €10,000 a Month as a Self-Published Author” to “How to Pitch Your Idea to Hollywood.”

That pitching to Hollywood part of the conference reflects the conference theme this year: “Taking Stories to the Screen.” A separate stream of sessions on the Saturday will feature internationally renowned script writers in the morning, so you can get the script started, a pitch training session in the afternoon, followed by a public pitch to a producer with 30 TV and movie credits to his name and another producer with a recent Netflix success behind her.


Why join us?


>  Attend world class training sessions on writing craft and digital marketing for authors

>  Sessions are delivered by speakers who will give you the inside track

>  Enjoy networking with fellow writers and making valuable connections

>  This unique conference will motivate and inspire you to reach your goals as a writer

>  We are a proud partner member of the Alliance of Independent Authors Association and adhere to their code of conduct in all our services


Self-publishing is well covered too. One of the leading gurus in this area is flying in from the United States specially. Dave Chesson is the creator of the KDP Rocket service, founder of the Kindlepreneur blog and podcast and creator of a range of online services to help self-publishing authors.

Traditional publishing will be represented, among others, by Patricia Gibney, the million selling Irish author who has totally cracked the international market. Patricia will update us on where her series and career are going and how she got it right.


There are many other reasons to attend this conference too, including sessions on the Hero’s Journey, paranormal romance, sci-fi and historical fiction, as well as one of Ireland’s leading editors, and an Irish book marketing expert.


The conference is a great way to build your network, get inspiration and most of all have a truly wonderful weekend in Dublin, June 21st to 23rd.


 [Dublin photo: Akasha]


There are fringe events too and a Friday night reading, and on the Saturday night there will be an Award dinner. The Dublin Writers’ Conference Awards will be announced on the night followed by a theatre improv session.


For a weekend of all things writers and writing this annual event offers amazing value. The venue is just off O’Connell Street at the Academy Plaza hotel and sessions start on Friday the 21st June.

This will be our most heavily booked conference yet. We will be closing bookings before the conference starts so please, if you don't want to be disappointed, book your place:

Details and booking: TheDublinWritersConference.com


Special offer before June 1, 2019: Unlocking Potential Competition & Online Extras

All Who Sign Up Before June 1st Can Win €500 ($599) In Author Support Services


You can decide between editing & a book cover or online book marketing for 3 months. 

Judges’ decision final. Nothing else to pay.


Read our popular blog with Laurence on collaborative digital marketing



(c) Laurence O’Bryan

Laurence O’Bryan’s latest novel, The Sign of The Blood, is about the rise to power of Constantine the Great. This is the first novel in a planned trilogy. The second novel in the series, The Battle, will be about the battle of the Milvian Bridge in 312 A.D. and Constantine’s conversion to Christianity.

 [Dublin shine photo: Akasha]


The BooksGoSocial.com team hosted my #ShineThroughtheNoise reading in Dublin, Ireland on my first visit there.  Yes, I donate 15% of proceeds from Secrets to Shine Through the Noise and Spark Your Creativity in Branding & Business to Teen Cancer America (The Who / Eddie Vedder charity transforming the lives of young people with cancer). See the latest news.


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I’m excited to participate in the Dublin Writers’ Conference this year and to visit with the BGS team in Dublin again.

And check out this great guide if you're going to Dublin!


I’ll be sharing Davanti thriller news and pretty views, so stay tuned (the A-List will find out first)!


Thanks for reading!


Akasha Lin

Akasha Garnier
Author, Brand Expert, Filmmaker



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