Not just for romance writers - no. So don't ignore this post, you who read and write fantasy and mystery etc. It has always been one of the most useful conferences on the planet when it comes to both writers and readers. For readers it's like being in a magic world of books, books, books, both e-books and paper ones.
And the speakers! NZ grabs knowledgeable people from all over the world for their conferences. For a small country it knows what's important.