MurderCon, presented by the Writers' Police Academy
MurderCon, presented by the Writers’ Police Academy, is a special training event for writers of all genres, with a specific focus on solving the crime of murder.
PNWA 2020 Conference
Take your writing to the next level. Attend the Pacific Northwest Writers' Association 2020 Conference, one of largest writing conferences in the country. Sep 24-27, 2020.
Melete Writers Retreats
Fiction, screenwriting and TV writing retreats taught by Harvard University faculty.
The Lost Art of Personal Writing
Write for enjoyment, to communicate, or to publish - it all begins with personal writing.
Chanticleer Authors Conference 2020
Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Publishing at CAC20 - Sessions on the Latest Tools and Technologies to Increase Book Sales for Indie Authors. Apr 17-19, 2020 Bellingham, WA.
CA, OR, WA,
Wyoming Writers Conference
Attendees will have as opportunity to pitch to agents and publishers.
Workshops will be offered in fiction, creative nonfiction, writing the west,creative...
Sitka Writing Adventure
The Sitka Writing Adventure is a week-long workshop with Pam Houston where writers will generate new work while hiking, kayaking and...
Writing By Writers Manuscript Boot Camp
Boot Camp is for the writer who has a full book-length manuscript (novel, memoir or collection) and would like to engage...
Writing By Writers Tomales Bay Workshop
Participants work closely with a nationally known writer, receive constructive feedback from their peers, and spend four intensive days dedicated to...
CA, CA, CA, CA, CA
Writers Retreat Workshop/Wake Up and Write WRW
WRW is a 10-day/9-night workshop which combines classes, one-on-one meetings, and writing time. WRW is on hiatus in 2020.
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...
Read.Write.Share. Writers Weekend
Weekend writers conference offering presentations, workshops,and discussions around nonfiction, creative nonfiction. Includes an authors fair.
202 Nashville Indiana Writer's Conference
Our 3rd annual writers conference. This year will be information on Writing, Editing, Marketing, Business of Writing, Illustrating and Cover Design...
Meet the Publishers!
Meet different publishers each year, traditional to self-published, magazines, newspapers, etc. Learn what they are looking for and how the industry...
Lansdowne Writers' Workshop
The Lansdowne Writers’ Workshop provides beginner to experienced writers with support and focused, quiet time to write.
Wednesdays from 7-9PM: Wednesday, March...
Flathead River Writers Conference
Conference near Glacier Park in NW Montana.
Nationally recognized speakers with expertise in writing across genres. Author platform, queries that work, pitching...
2020 Creative Retreat
Relax & refuel your creativity along a scenic river, while picking up tips from professionals in photography & journaling. There will...
At the end of this September join a small group of writers for CAGIBI's 2020 retreat: a week of dedicated writing...
Art of the Picture Book
Duncan Tonatiuh, award-winning children's book author and illustrator, is offering a hands-on workshop.
A Writing Retreat for Women, Bar Harbor, Maine
A Women's Writing & Creativity retreat held at my home on the rocky shore in Bar Harbor, Me. Held in Waterfront...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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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.