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 The 31st Year of

April 14, 2018

“Rally is the warmest, longest-running conference in Michigan. Great speakers, great company, and pretty good cookies.”
Online REGISTRATION is now open! Mail-in registration available on the CONFERENCE page!

2018 Preview

Greg Baldino: Ethics in YA NF Books

Michael Byers: Short stories, novels – Percival’s Planet

Desiree Cooper: Journalist, flash-fiction novel – Know the Mother

Karen Dionne: Psychological suspense thrillers – The Marsh King’s Daughter

Colleen Gleason: Fantasy, historical, paranormal….

Lisa Grady: Screenwriting

Patrice Johnson: Creative NF book – The Fall and Rise of Tyler Johnson

Linda Peckham: The Clumping Theory

Lev Raphael: Writing Mysteries

John Smolens: Writing the Novel – Wolf’s Mouth

Alice Speilburg & Elana Roth Parker: Agents, First Page

Whitney Spotts: Book Promotion

David Stricklen: MG Books – Blackwater Pond series

See the speakers’ bios on the CONFERENCE page now!
2/1/2018 UPDATES: Online registration now open on the REGISTRATION page! PDF Brochures now available on the CONFERENCE page! Print Brochures will be mailed out February 7.


The Richard Bradley Scholarship will again be available young writers to 15-22 years old.

Click here for Bradley Scholarship 2018 PDF (updated)


For news of writing events, seminars and conferences, check in at The Skaaldic Society website and click on the WRITING EVENTS tab. I will be making updates there as news comes in. For information about local Michigan writing groups click on the Skaalds LINKS tab.

For more information on writing groups, check out the Resources page here.


Rally Warm-Up
7:00pm Friday, April 13, 2018
 Schuler Books • Meridian Mall, Okemos


Several Super Storytellers
including a Moth participant
In participation with WKAR
 © A Rally of Writers 2018