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A WRITER WITHIN - IN TUSCANY: Writing Retreats For Women In Inspiring Locals. Click for more information on our writing retreats in Tuscany.
Writers Retreat Workshop/Wake Up and Write WRW
Join author David Corbett, agent Michelle Johnson, and our staff - be challenged and inspired to transform your writing. May 22-31, 2018 Boise, ID.
Writers' Police Academy
The most interactive and educational hands-on experience writers can find to enhance their understanding of all aspects of law enforcement and forensics. Aug 9-12, 2018
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.
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Colgate Writers’ Conference
Daily workshops of ten or fewer participants, personal consultations, craft talks, panel discussions, readings, and informal conversations. June 17-23, 2018
James Bonnet's Storymaking Workshops in France and California
7 Day Storymaking Retreats in CA and France for Novelists and Screenwriters with James Bonnet. Santa Monica, CA - Sep 8-14, 2018. Nans sous Ste Anne, France - Oct 6-12 and OCT 15-21, 2018.
Georgetown Indie Con
An independent writer’s conference that takes place in the Rocky Mountain National Historic Landmark District town of Georgetown, Colorado.
Mississippi Writers Guild 2918 Conference
A conference for writers and aspiring writers with a fantastic line-up of keynote speakers and workshop leaders.
Leopardi Writing Conference
Join us in Italy this summer for the launch of the Leopardi Writing Conference, an immersive program for new and experienced...
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...
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...
PENCON is the only conference for beginning and professional editors in the Christian market. Attendees will gain valuable knowledge about the...
Ask a Nice Lady Author Coaching and Mentoring
Book development and late-draft manuscript consults. Reasonable prices.
Writing With Care
This unique writing retreat with award winning mentors Lois Brown and Lori Clarke provides one-on-one dramaturgy, guided reflection, and plenty of...
Mokule‘ia Writers Retreat
The Mokule‘ia Writers Retreat, brings writers of to the North Shore of O‘ahu for a week of intimate workshops and one-on-one...
The Red Ink Conference
Prepare to go higher in your craft! Expect a few surprises, giveaways and of course, engaging work to take your authorpreneurial...
Realm Makers is the preeminent symposium for people of faith who write science fiction, fantasy,and all their related sub-genres. This three-day...
Lakefly Writers Conference
It's time to join our supportive community of writers for a two-day conference, at the Oshkosh Convention Center. Over a dozen...
Creatures, Crimes & Creativity
This will be a writer's and fan's conference for genre fiction covering mystery, suspense, thriller, sci-fi, fantasy, romance & horror. We...
Juniper Institute for Young Writers
Experience the writer's life, community, and wild invention. Creative writing workshops, studio sessions, readings, and field trips. Pre-college residential experience on...
TLA Power of Words Conference
Conference that explores the use of expressive language arts, including written, spoken, and sung words. Special tracks in Narrative Medicine, Right...
Mad Anthony Writers Conference
Professional, friendly, affordable. Beginner and Intermediate. Rated 'Excellent' by attendees and speakers every year. 2018 events yet to be confirmed
A Week Retreat for Women: Writing, Creativity and Ritual in Bar Harbor, Maine
A Women's Writing & Creativity retreat held at my home on the rocky shore in Bar Harbor, Me. All rooms have...
Tennessee Mountain Writers' Conference
Parallel sessions of workshops on fiction, poetry, nonfiction, writing for young people, Writing Across Genres, Songwriting, Writing Southern Cozies, Drawing Fictional...
Kentucky Women Writers Conference
An annual event launched by the University of Kentucky in 1979, it has become a premier destination for the celebration of...
MISSION POSSIBLE. 31st annual multi-genre writers conference featuring agent/editor pitches, 40+ workshops, keynotes, read & critiques, intensives, networking
The Creativity Workshop: Creative Writing, Drawing, Storytelling and Memoir
Workshops devoted to developing creative expression. Includes a series of exercises in Creative Writing, Mindfulness, Memoir, Photography, Art and Storytelling.
Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Italy, Portugal, Spain
Fiction Among Friends Writers' Retreats
St. George Island (FL) Writers' Retreat for Women and Adirondack Mountain Writers' Retreat: Workshops, personal writing time,participant readings w/peer critique sessions,...
Florida Christian Writers Conference
Reduced registration and scholarships. Outstanding faculty includes best-selling authors. Over 60 one-hour workshops. 10 Continuing Classes. One-on-one meetings with editors and...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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