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Guide to Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops

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The Asheville Christian Writers Conference
3-day Smoky Mountain retreat conference features editor/agent/publisher classes & discussion groups, intense writing workshops taught by award-winning authors. Feb 21-23, 2020 Asheville, NC

NC

Jackson Hole Writers Conference
Don't miss the 29th conference! Delve into the art and craft of writing. Critiques, workshops in stunning Jackson Hole, WY, June 25-27, 2020.

WY

Winter Writing Retreat on an Alpaca Farm
Cozy Winter Writing Retreat Alpaca Farm surrounded by woods. Start the new year with writing. Complete work on a project. Make new...

PA

The Belize Writers' Conference
The Belize Writers’ Conference for fiction, creative nonfiction, and memoir writers. Join New York literary agents for the perfect blend of...

Belize

Writefest
Writefest is a week-long writers' festival, workshop, and book fair taking place in Houston, TX. It is hosted by Writespace, Houston's...

TX

New England children's book (YA / MG) retreat
Primarily for writers of YA / MG fiction, this small group retreat on Squam Lake offers workshops, feedback, and plenty of...

NH, NH, NH, NH, NH, NH

Writers Marketing Conference
Writers’ Marketing Conference trains authors to market themselves and provides tools and resources for selling their work.

UT

Gutsy Great Novelist Writing Retreats
Give yourself the gift of time to finish your novel. Join us for a week-long, exclusive writing retreat on the Maine...

ME

Kanab Writers Conference
Offering a plein air hike, writing retreat, writing contest, anthology submissions, self-publishing seminar, breakout classes and workshops, pitch sessions, manuscript consults,...

UT

UCLA Extension Writing Retreat at Lake Arrowhead
Give yourself the gift of time to write away from the demands of daily life.Enjoy 4 full days of uninterrupted writing...

CA

Writers Studio at UCLA Extension
10 four-day intensive courses in creative writing or screenwriting plus special events & guest speakers.

CA

Willow Writers' Retreat
We will provide one-on-one manuscript consultations as well as meet for writing sessions on a variety of topics to help shape...

GA

Southern California Writers' Conference
Founded and run by professional writers the SCWC provides veteran and emerging talent with authoritative guidance to help distinguish those manuscripts...

CA, OR

Broadleaf Writers Conference
Headlined by NYT bestselling authors, top literary agents, and sessions and workshops packed with insightful information and experience, our conference offers...

GA

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Established in 1988 as a publisher of comprehensive worldwide guides to writing, educational travel and creative career programs, ShawGuides has offered free online access to the unabridged, continually updated content of each guide since 1995. You can search for writing programs by location or keyword, or view a calendar of upcoming writing events.

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Algonkian Writer Conferences in writing Algonkian Writer Conferences
First novel published? No? Join the top .001 by attending the most successful and no-nonsense writer events. Commercial contracts and advice by professionals only.

San Francisco Writers Conference & Classes in writing San Francisco Writers Conference & Classes
2020 San Francisco Writers Conference (Feb 13-16) at the Hyatt Regency S.F. Featuring Walter Mosley, Jonathan Maberry, Brooke Warner and Armand Baltazar. Join us!

WriteLines Writing Workshops and Retreats in writing WriteLines Writing Workshops and Retreats
If you need time to write, carefully designed prompts to awaken creativity, encouragement from other writers, and a beautiful ocean environment, this is the retreat for you. Mystic, CT. Apr 27-May 1, 2020.

San Miguel (de Allende) Writers' Conference in writing San Miguel (de Allende) Writers' Conference
See why Tom Robbins said, "If Dante had had the San Miguel (de Allende, Mexico) experience, he might have written more about heaven and less about hell."

Write, Travel, Transform: Tuscany in writing Write, Travel, Transform: Tuscany
Join 7-time author Laura Davis for a transformative 10 day writing, yoga, and mindfulness meditation retreat to the Tuscan countryside.

Jackson Hole Writers Conference in writing Jackson Hole Writers Conference
Don't miss the 29th conference! Delve into the art and craft of writing. Critiques, workshops in stunning Jackson Hole, WY, June 25-27, 2020.

Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference in writing Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference
Located on Puget Sound, this affordable and small conference focuses on the craft of writing, plus information on publishing, marketing and specialty topics. Oct 2-4, 2020

The Asheville Christian Writers Conference in writing The Asheville Christian Writers Conference
3-day Smoky Mountain retreat conference features editor/agent/publisher classes & discussion groups, intense writing workshops taught by award-winning authors. Feb 21-23, 2020 Asheville, NC

A Writer Within in writing A Writer Within
A WRITER WITHIN - IN TUSCANY: Writing Retreats For Women In Tuscany. Click for more information on our writing retreats in Tuscany.

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