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 The 30th Year of


was April 8, 2017

Our 2017 keynote speaker was Lori Nelson Spielman, international bestselling author of The Life List and Sweet Forgiveness. 2017 featured  12 Michigan authors and educators for 15 breakout sessions and workshops on all aspects of writing, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, the Nuts & Bolts of manuscript submissions, and more.

Click on the Conference tab in the menu above for the full lineup of 2017 Presenters

plus PDF downloads of 2017 sessions and presenters

Scroll down for interviews with our presenters!

“Rally is the warmest, longest-running conference in Michigan. Great speakers, great company, and pretty good cookies.”


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 (invisible) Resources page here.