Although I was only able to attend the Saturday sessions of Write Canada this year, as always, I was abundantly blessed.
Here are a dozen benefits of attending a conference or even a one-day workshop:
Focus exclusively on writing and related topics.
Especially if you write from home, there are many day-to-day things that distract from writing: children, housework, Facebook. It isn’t that these things are bad—far from it—but it’s hard to be productive if your attention is constantly flitting from one thing to the next to the next.