Writing From Your Soul
~ Maui, HI
A Weekend for Writers With Wayne Dyer, Doreen Virtue, and Hay House CEO Reid Tracy
June 12-14, 2015
James Joyce Meets Judith Krantz: The Literary Blockbuster Workshops
What if a narrative combined the secrets of both literary and commercial writing without sacrificing quality?
The Writer's Pen Weekend Workshop
Book Fair with over 20 authors followed by keynote presentation with author Kevin Cowherd; 36 workshops over 4 time slots, lunch...
Elk River Writer's Workshop
The 2015 Elk River Writer’s Workshop brings together prominent writers and students for four days of seminars, lectures and readings in...
BooksGosocial Writers Conference
A mixture of writing craft, self publishing and digital marketing sessions from qualified instructors in Ireland's leading writing center.
Solstice Writing Retreat
Solstice is a three-day workshop with eight hours of workshop session, panel discussions and other instruction. Instructors include Dean Hughes, Chris...
Let Your Imagination Take Flight
Workshops on craft, business, writers life. Agent/Editor Pitch Appointmens
How to Write & Publish Your Book, with award-winning author and publisher Neil White
Neil White reveals publishing secrets that no one else talks about. Anyone planning to write or publish a book simply must...
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Philadelphia Writers' Conference
A non-profit regional conference whose purpose is to bring writers together for instruction, counsel, networking, and the exchange of ideas. Features...
Writing With Care
Using creative approaches to contemplation, observation and structure, the workshop discusses individual processes and the place of writing in one’s life....
Left Bank Writers Retreat
The six-day Left Bank Writers Retreat, held annually in Paris, includes morning writing sessions, experimenting with style and genres, for a...
Lazuli Writers' Residency
Lazuli Literary Group offers 1-week writers’ residencies in Hudson, NY. Each residency offers group craft discussions, instructor feedback, lodging, meals, and...
Chattahoochee Valley Writers Conference
One-day writers conference featuring 8-9 presentations for poetry, fiction, non-fiction, scriptwriting, short stories, novels, essays/artiticles, editing, marketing, etc.
Write Now! 2015
One-day writing conference sponsored by Triangle Area Freelancers featuring tracks devoted to fiction, nonfiction and technical writing. Open to writers of...
Spring 2015 Workshops
Writing workshops in Fiction, Nonfiction, Screenwriting, Thriller & Mystery, Writing for Magazines, Early, Middle Grade & Young Adult Fiction and Essentials...
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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