Create Something Magical!

Whether you’re trying to sell your first book or your fortieth, the road to publication is never an easy one to navigate. Let Liberty States Fiction Writers guide your way. A multi-genre organization, the Liberty States Fiction Writers is dedicated to the education and support of all fiction writers. We provide workshops, networking events and promotional opportunities to aid both published and yet-to-be published writers.

Welcome to the Liberty States Fiction Writers!


Please remember there is no meeting in March in light of the conference.


Want to Write? Love to Read?

Mark Your Calendar
for the

8th Annual Create Something Magical Conference

Saturday, March 18 thru Sunday, March 19, 2017
at the
Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel
in Iselin, NJ


Keynote Speakers:

New York Times Bestselling Author
Jennifer L. Armentrout


New York Times Bestselling Author
Virginia Kantra



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Whether you’re indie published, traditionally published, not quite published, or simply love to read, we have something for you. Join us for a Magical event!

The Create Something Magical conference features a line up of more then 20 authors and industry professionals who will share their expertise and experience. Located a in New Jersey, just a short train ride from New York City, we offer a weekend of education, networking, and fun in a relaxed setting.

Love to read? Want to write? Join us March 18-19, 2017.

Friday, March 17th

The event gets rolling with an an informal gathering in the hotel bar on Friday evening. Kick back and relax with fellow conference attendees before the ball gets rolling on Saturday.

Saturday & Sunday, March 18-19th

Saturday and Sunday are two days full of workshops and panels for writers, editor/agent appointments, fun panels for readers, book signings, inspiring speeches, a fun party, and more.

New reader events that we’ve added for 2017.

  • Author/Reader Round Robin. At this event you’ll get time to mix and mingle with our featured speakers.
  • Reader Game Time. Join some of our featured authors as they host a variety of party games.
  • Dinner with an Author – This year readers will have the opportunity to dine and chat with a favorite author. Seats will be distributed on a first come first serve basis.The following authors will be participating: Jennifer L. Armentrout, Avery Flynn, Sara Humphreys, Laura Kaye, Virginia Kantra, Kimberly Kincaid, Melinda Leigh, Tere Michaels, Damon Suede


Writers Track

  • LSF Writers Members – $195
  • Non-Members – $210
  • Conference Registration and Membership Dues – $235

Price includes access to all writers and most readers track workshops, access to editor/agent appointments, the Saturday night party as well as three meals. Only published authors who meet LSF Writers qualifications will be eligible to participate in the spotlight book signings.

Readers Track

  • Full Registration – $95

        Day Pass Options:

  • Saturday Day Pass – $65
  • Sunday Day Pass – $35

Full Registration includes access to all Readers Track panels and events, spotlight signings, the Saturday night party, and three meals.

Saturday Day Pass includes access to all Readers Track panels/events and the spotlight signings held on Saturday, March 18th. The price also includes the Saturday night party, and two meals.

Sunday Day Pass includes access to all Readers Track panels/events and the spotlight signings held on Sunday, March 19th. The price also includes one meal.

Paypal processing fees for all registration types will be applied at checkout.

Many thanks to our party sponsor and host!

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Brown Bag Discussion

Following our monthly Featured Speaker presentation we will have Brown Bag discussion workshops. On alternating month we will discuss topics related to craft, technology for writers, social media, the state of the publishing world, and/or critique sessions where writers can get input on their works in progress. For critique sessions, please bring five (5) copies of the work you wish to be critiqued.

There is no Brown Bag Discussion in March in light of the conference.

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Author Spotlights

If you are an LSF Writers member with an upcoming release and would like to be a featured author, please e-mail us using the contact form in the Members Only section.

New Releases

As a reminder, if you are a LSF Writer Member and have a new release, please send your cover and a short book blurb to If you are a Published Author, please send your photo and a short bio to so we may prepare our 2017 Author Spotlights.

The Liberty States Fiction Writers welcome pre-published writers at all levels as well as e-published, small press and traditionally published authors.

CLICK HERE to apply for membership in the Liberty States Fiction Writers

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