Your Novel Year®


All successful applicants will receive a discount for both the 2017 & 2018 Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference. Admittance to the Your Novel Year® program automatically includes this discount, which will allow you to register for the conference for $200! (regular registration is $400.)

Here is an overview of regular, pre-discount pricing:

Writing Intensive$995.00
Writing the Novel 1$995.00
Mentoring 1$1,395.00
Writing the Novel 2$995.00
Mentoring 2$1,395.00
Writing the Novel 3$995.00
Total Cost$6770.00


Graduates of the Your Novel Year® program may continue to take Path to Publishing coursework and/or purchase for a full manuscript read, either immediately or in subsequent years. Program alumni sign up multiple times, as space allows. Here is the pricing for these additional resources:  

Revising and Refining$795.00
Final Read$695+**

**For manuscripts exceeding 100,000 words, student will be charged an additional fee of $200 per additional 10,000 words.