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Registration Information

Note: A payment processing fee will be calculated at checkout. 

Ticket to ASPC 2024: $99

Admission to the 2024 ASPC. The price is the same whether you are an AWC member or not. This fee includes a catered lunch. 

The deadline to register for the conference in advance is April 13th, 2024. Walkups (card or cash only, no checks) are welcome on the day of the conference if there is space. 

The deadline to request a refund (less payment processing fees) is April 1st, 2024.

NOTE: If you are not an AWC member, you WILL NOT receive any of the perks listed below.  For a more streamlined registration process, everyone will pay the same amount for their ticket, but only AWC members will be receiving benefits beyond being admitted into the conference. Sign up with your AWC membership email address (the email address where you receive your monthly eQuill newsletter from the AWC), and you'll be sent a link to the Perk Page after your membership status is verified.  If you're not a member already,  you can become a member by  clicking here. 

If you're already an AWC member, you'll get these additional benefits once you purchase your ticket to the conference: 

  • Bonus Events: Admission to a series of online, pre-conference events providing more face time with presenters as well as bonus information, resources, and tips for indie authors. 
  • Editor Connection: Get paired with an editor who works with books like yours so that you can receive a sample edit on your work at no cost to you.
  • Free Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Videos: Access to free resources on the Perk Page.
  • Swag Bag: At the conference, AWC members will receive a tote bag as well as goodies from our sponsors and vendors.
  • Premium Name Badge: Get a printed, color name badge inside a vinyl cover, complete with a lanyard.
  • Author Education Emails: Receive monthly emails in the months leading up to the conference providing guidance on the indie publication process.

Want to become a member now so you can get your bonus content? Click here to become an AWC member.

  • One ticket for the in-person 2024 Atlanta Self-Publishing Conference on Saturday April 27th, 2024 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. taking place at the Georgia State Univesity Dunwoody campus at 2101 Womack Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338. Please note that there is no virtual option for this event, so only purchase a ticket if you have secured transportation for yourself to arrive on site to attend the conference in person.

Verify Your Understanding

We'll be using your email address to find you on the Atlanta Writers Club list of members in good standing. If you use a different email address from the one connected to your membership, you won't be provided access to the Perk Page or any other benefits that come with being an AWC member. This email address is likely the same one where you receive your eQuill newsletter every month. If you have questions about your membership status, contact the Atlanta Writers Club at

I understand that I am responsible for entering the email address that is connected to my current AWC membership account and that, if I don't do so, I will not be invited to access the Perk Page.

There is no virtual option for this event. This means that, if you would like to attend, you must do so in person in Dunwoody, Georgia on April 27th, 2024. If you live outside of Georgia or more than an hour away from Dunwoody, Georgia, we strongly encourage you to make sure you have adequate primary AND backup transportation to be able to get to the conference. If you do not have transportation options readily available to you, please wait to register until you are certain you will be able to get to the venue on the date of the conference and will have a place to stay once you arrive if you are staying overnight. 

I understand that the ASPC takes place on-site in Dunwoody, Georgia and that I will need to coordinate my own transportation and lodgings on the day of the conference if I do not live near Dunwoody, Georgia.

We need to be able to easily send you important updates about the conference in case there are significant changes (alterations to the schedule, for example). To do this, all registrants are added to a registrant email list. You will get a confirmation email from us through Mailerlite. You can confirm your email there and you will be added to our list. Be sure to check your spam folder after you register for the conference, since the email may land there. We strongly encourage you not to unsubscribe from these emails so that you don't miss out on important program changes. If you do unsubscribe before the conference ends, you will be responsible for missing any information that was distributed via the registrant email list. 

I understand that I should confirm my email for the registrant email list as soon as possible and that I should not unsubscribe from that list until the conference is over.

If you haven't written a manuscript yet, feel free to answer the following questions about your book concept. For example, if your book idea is about helping first-graders cope with anxiety, you can select "Self-Help" as your genre and "Children" as your audience. 

  • A story you made up that takes place before modern times.

  • A story you made up with a plot that is centered around technology that doesn't exist (yet).

  • A story you made up with a plot that is centered around magic, mythical creatures, and other elements that are far outside the realm of reality (werewolves, dragons, warlocks, etc.).

  • A story you made up that focuses on the romantic relationship between two or more entities.

  • Your personal life story.

  • Your expertise on a specific topic written in an effort to teach others about that skill or concept.

  • A story you made up about an extreme, tense situation that pushes the reader to feel suspense and anticipation.

  • A story you made up that follows a wrongdoing or crime from the time it is (discovered to have been) committed until the moment the culprit is discovered and the mystery is solved.

  • Short, lyrical pieces meant to evoke and / express strong emotions.

  • Describe some other genre that most of your work falls under. FOR AWC MEMBERS: Please be aware that it may be more difficult and take longer to find an editor for you if you're not writing in one of the genres listed above.

  • Your books are meant to be read by adults (18 and up).

  • Your books are meant to be read by people in their late teens and early twenties.

  • Your books are meant to be read by teenagers between the ages of approximately 13 and 17.

  • Your books are meant to be read by kids under the age of 13.

  • I'm a current member of the Atlanta Writers Club in good standing.

  • I am not an AWC member and will not receive the additional benefits of registration that AWC members receive.

Authorship Info

In order to better serve our authors, please help us help you by telling us a little bit about the current state of your literary career. Whether you're just starting out or have a long history of publication, we want to hear from you!

Though this form has been embedded into this registration page for your convenience, once you submit your answers to these 12 questions, they will be sent to a folder with other sets of answers that do not include any identifying information such as your name or email address. This way, we're able to put everything together on a single page, but your survey answers are housed separately from your registration information so that you can feel free to answer honestly knowing that your responses are anonymous. 


By purchasing a ticket to the Atlanta Writers Club's (AWC) Atlanta Self-Publishing Conference (ASPC), you are asserting that you understand and agree to the following:

You have reviewed the full conference schedule and details at to make sure that the conference will offer what you're looking for in this kind of event.
You may request a refund for registration (less payment processing fees) until April 1st, 2024. No refund requests will be honored after this date.
You must register for the conference by April 13th, 2024. If you do not register by this date, you may attempt to pay on-site on the day of the conference if there is enough space for you.
You understand that this conference is meant for unpublished or new writers who are wanting to learn more about self-publishing. While seasoned authors who are traditionally or independently published are welcome to attend, the content may not hold as much value for them as it does for newbie writers.
You will not hold the AWC, the ASPC, or the Venue liable for any losses, damages, or injuries that occur at the conference.
You will be responsible for your own accommodations and transportation to the venue on the day of the conference.
There is no virtual option for this event, so you must arrive in-person on the event date at the appropriate location in order to attend.
Refunds will not be provided for tickets if a refund request is made after April 1st, 2024.
Cancellations and substitutions are a risk at any event and do not automatically make you eligible for a refund of the ticket price.
ASPC volunteers may be taking photos and videos during the conference to share on ASPC and AWC social media platforms to promote the conference and celebrate the participants and guests. By registering for this conference, you are giving us permission to use your likeness for these purposes.
That ASPC staff, volunteers, and presenters are committed to helping provide safe, inspiring, informative events. The AWC and ASPC will not tolerate sexual harassment of any kind on the part of attendees, presenters, or anyone connected to any event sponsored by the AWC. We urge anyone who experiences or observes a problem to notify ASPC Director J. M. Tompkins ([email protected]) immediately.

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