Italy, in Other Words Memoir Writing and Cultural Retreat
Join us for a week-long Memoir Writing Workshop at the edge of Italy’s peaceful and inspiring Lake Como. It's an opportunity to start narrative nonfiction writing from scratch, revive current work, refine drafts or find focus for a current manuscript in progress.
Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop
Six-week summer workshop for serious writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Prestigious faculty of award-winning authors. 6/3/2019-7/12/2019 Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH.
Writing Retreat in the French Alps
If you've ever felt inspired to tell your story or have a strong urge to write, explore writing as a way to reconnect with your inner life and gain creative self-confidence. Jul 20-27, 2019
Writing Workshops in Highlandtown
Yellow Arrow Publishing is hosting three writers workshops at the Y-Art Gallery on Gough Street in Baltimore at 10AM:
Scene Structure Boot Camp
A 3-day intensive boot camp to learn how to write terrific novel scenes. You'll brainstorm and critique in a small group....
Plotting Madness Boot Camp at South Lake Tahoe, CA
Three extensive days in a mansion at South Lake Tahoe. With a small group of writers and instructors you will plot...
Lake Chapala Writers’ Conference
Using storytelling as its theme,the conference will be comprehensive, covering writing of articles, short stories, novels, and plays.
60 Scenes® Writing Method
“If you can write 60 Scenes® you can write a novel.” Learn storyboarding, the three-act dramatic structure, the Outer Journey of...
Women's Weekend Writing Retreat to Relax & Renew
A weekend away to restore, renew, and rediscover what really matters in a pristine and relaxing environment.
Women's Intuition & Writing Weekend in the South of France
The south of France holds mystery and magic. This unique travel experience is designed for you to explore the symbols of...
Writing Retreat in Morocco
In Morocco, a writer finds a muse. Explore the craft of travel writing, analyzing works by master storytellers and infusing elements...
Historical Writers of America Conference
The HWA conference is an annual conference with a focus on supporting quality historical writing – fiction and nonfiction, research, the...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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