Southern California Writers' Conference
Believing that craft matters, SCWC has facilitated well over $4 million in first-time authors’ book and screen deals. San Diego, CA, Feb. 15-17, 2019.
PNWA 2019 Conference
Take your writing to the next level. Attend the Pacific Northwest Writers' Association 2019 Conference, one of largest writing conferences in the country. Sep 12-15, 2019.
Murphy Writing of Stockton University
Escape the distractions of your busy life. Supportive retreats will energize and inspire your writing. Take advantage: plentiful writing time, insightful feedback and good company.
FL, NH, NJ, NY,
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Write Away Europe Writing Retreats
Writers & aspiring writers find inspiration, get feedback, time to write surrounded by like-minded writers in a supportive, helpful setting.
Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Italy
Bethany Beach Writing Retreat
Write your stories at the beach in the beautiful Addy Sea Inn!
Gift yourself with 3 days to write your stories...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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