Registration includes all breakout sessions, lunch, and a one page critique by a published author. Charges will appear on your statement as "Kids Cause."

LATE REGISTRATION (November 1 - 4, 2017): $80

Attendees registering at the event will be able to pay via cash, credit card, or via PayPal. Boxed lunch for any late registration is not guaranteed.

*AFTER YOU HAVE REGISTERED, you will need to send an email to and specify whether you want a one-page author critique for a picture book, middle grade book, or a young adult book manuscript.

We will send an email out to all those we have registered by October 25 to get you an updated schedule and remind you of anything you might not have thought of, including choosing a critique category.

AGENT CONSULTATION SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE for $25! To be eligible for an agent consultation, you must also pay for the conference. 

Attending agents will be Tara Gonzalez from the Erin Murphy Literary Agency and Amy Jameson from A+B Works. Each consultation will be eight minutes long, and attendees should bring two printed copies of the first 500 words of their manuscript.


Click HERE to reserve a time with Tara, if available, then return to this site to pay using the Buy Now button below. Your time will not be saved unless you pay within 1 hour of reserving your spot. You will read your first 500 words aloud with Tara during your consultation. Please bring two copies.

AGENT CONSULTATION WITH AMY JAMESON: Amy's schedule is now full.