Write, Travel, Transform: The Greek Islands
Join bestselling author Laura Davis for a transformative journey to the Greek Islands. These 16 days of writing, yoga, and adventure will change your life.
Writing Real Stuff to Build Your Business
Learn to use quality writing as a business-building tool, and how to write so your desired audience wants what you offer....
Paris Writers Retreat
Work with NY Times best-selling authors and literary agent. Highly acclaimed workshop for fiction and nonfiction writers.
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Summer literature and writing class for teenagers! Opportunity to submit to writing competition with cash prizes! Meet once a week for...
Writing the Ripples/Walking the Woods
Be inspired. White water rafting on Wild and Scenic Clearwater River. Beautiful Inn. Small group. Hike & learn wildcrafting with expert....
Florida Authors and Publishers Association Annual Conference
The FAPA Annual Conference offers two exciting days of professional development in Orlando, Florida. Sessions are designed to provide authors and...
Santa Barbara Writers' Conference
Since 1972, the Santa Barbara Writers Conference has created an oasis of time, place, and focus needed to hone one's craft...
David Farland's Worldbuilding Master Class
Transport readers to another time and place. Discover worldbuilding for all genres. Learn to view the setting as a character and...
David Farland's Casting Your Novel Master Class
Propel your story into the hearts of readers. Build characters that are believable, complex, ready to spur conflict, explore themes, and...
The Story Puzzle: How to Brainstorm and Outline a Bestseller
The Story Puzzle covers the six steps involved in prewriting and outlining your novel. Access course online for four months. Learn...
RMFW is pleased to present Colorado Gold where hundreds of writers from all over the US and beyond gather for a...
Be a Better Freelancer!
Annual conference for freelance writers, editors, proofreaders, indexers, graphic artists, website managers and developers, etc., with presenters offering guidance and tips...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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Algonkian Author Salon Commercial Novel Writing Program
The first truly competitive novel writing program created by literary agents, editors, and writers. No time wasting, no gimmicks. Straight talk.
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