Monday, June 29, 2015

Advanced schedule and keynote speakers for 2016

Announcing the 2016 Desert Dreams Keynote Speakers

Alexandra Ivy
New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author Alexandra Ivy began her career writing regency historicals under the name of Deborah Raleigh. Current series include, Guardians of Eternity, The Sentinels Series, The Rapture Series, The Rogue Series and her latest, The Bayou Heat Series.  She is currently represented by Evan Marshall Literary Agency.  You can find more information about Ms Ivy on her website,

JA JanceJ.A. Jance is the top 10 New York Times bestselling author of the Joanna Brady series; the J. P. Beaumont series; three interrelated thrillers featuring the Walker family; and Edge of Evil, the first in a series featuring Ali Reynolds. Born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizona. You can find out more about Ms. Jance on her website

More information and registration HERE

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Reserve the dates for the 2016 Desert Dreams Writers Conference!

The Desert Dreams Conference is coming sooner than you think, April 7-10 2016 to Scottsdale, Arizona. Although it's only every other year, you can check out the list of booked agents and editors, and keynote speakers HERE

Registration is now open and I advise you to register soon, especially if you want an agent or editor appointment, since these will be first come first served.

We will be back at the luxurious Chaparral Suites resort in Scottsdale. It promises to be the best Desert Dreams Conference yet

Vijaya Schartz
Desert Dreams Conference blogger