The Lakefly Writers Conference will be held May 11 and 12 at the Oshkosh Convention Center. The keynote speaker is mystery writer Lori Rader-Day. The conference offers more than 20 workshops to choose from, including writing picture books, effective use of social media, world building for fantasy fiction, character development, self-publishing and forensic science. The cost is $60 before March 30; $70 thereafter. Cost includes lunch on Saturday. Visit lakeflywriters.org for more information or to register.