San Francisco Writers Conference & Classes
2020 San Francisco Writers Conference at the Hyatt Regency S.F. on the Embarcadero. Keynotes by Walter Mosley, Jonathan Maberry and Brooke Warner! Feb 13-16, 2020
Wyoming Writers Inc. Conference
Wyoming Writers, Inc. hosts its annual 2-day conference in June. Featuring workshops with well-known fiction writers and poets and the opportunity...
Mapping Your Writer's Journey
If you’ve ignored or denied a long-held desire to write, to fully express yourself—perhaps to share an untold story—then join us...
The Genuine Writer's Retreat
The Genuine Writer's Retreat is designed to be a writer's dream getaway, complete with amazing accommodations, free food, 2 writing workshops,...
LEARN GROW SOAR. 32nd Annual multi-genre writers conference featuring agent/editor pitches, 40+ workshops, keynotes, read & critiques, intensives, networking.
PENCON is the only conference for editors in the Christian market. Attendees will learn about the editing industry and network within...
The "Get Published" Workshop
Award-Winning National Bestselling Author Margaret Johnson-Hodge knows the only thing between publishing goals and being publish is knowledge, which she's sharing...
Missouri Writers' Guild Annual Conference
Workshops (fiction/nonfiction, romance, mystery, screenwriting, query letters, book design), critiques, pitches to literary agents, Slush Pile sessions, awards banquet & keynote...
Longleaf Writers' Conference at Seaside, FL
Established by writers, for writers. Occurs annually in May in Seaside FL on one of the most beautiful beaches in the...
Indie Unconference - Europe
The first Indie Unconference in Europe. A three day program of exchange of info on indie publication.
Green River Writers Workshop
Memoir writing workshop in an intimate, supportive environment. We address memoir in historical, poetic, and fictional form. For beginning and experienced...
How to Build Tension with Objectives, Obstacles and Stakes
Want to write a page turner? ADD tension to your story. From memoir to mystery, sci-fi to romance, comedy or tragedy,...
Deadly Ink Mystery Conference
12 workshops, 2-tracks for writers and fans
Creating a Writing Life Retreat for Emerging Writers
Writing & sharing work/ guest authors/ held on Connecticut shoreline. The day will be filled with nourishment for the body, soul...
Writing as a Sacred Practice
Join us this spring at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health for a writing retreat. There will be a lecture...
Broadleaf Writers Conference
Headlined by #1 NYT bestseller Angie Thomas, bestselling writers, literary agents, and sesions packed with insightful information and experience, our conference...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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Chanticleer Authors Conference 2019
Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Publishing at CAC19 - MetaData, SEO, Analytics & Latest Technologies, Audiobooks and Podcast Creation, and more. Apr 26-28, 2019 Bellingham WA