One-day conference with workshops on fiction, nonfiction, poetry, craft, and writer's life, nine contests.
Emerald Coast Christian Writers Conference
Emerald Coast Christian Writers invites you to attend The Christian Writers Conference at Blue Lake Camp, Andalusia, Alabama. Includes classes, workshops,...
Green River Writers Workshop
Memoir writing workshop in an intimate, supportive environment. We address memoir is historical, poetic, and fictional form. for beginning and experience...
Northwest Georgia Writers Conference
Writers Conference is Saturday, May 20 with presentations by legendary literary agent, Blythe Daniel and award-winning author Cassie Selleck. Instructional topics...
Austin SCBWI 2017 Writers & Illustrators Working Conference
Conference with keynotes; general sessions; breakout sessions for writing, professional development and illustration; intensives for novels, picture books and illustration; critiques;...
WaterHill Publishing Writers Conference
WaterHill Publishing invites established and emerging writers to present writings at our inaugural writers’ conference series in New York City.
Okanagan Valley Writers' Festival
Spend the weekend with knowledgeable, generous & enthusiastic people active in the publishing industry, who want to help you further your...
Nina's Coffee Cafe Creative Writing Workshops
Small group four week writing groups designed to jumpstart creativity, hone writing skills, share and receive constructive feedback. cultivate confidence, and...
Balticon is sponsored by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS). BSFS presents the Compton Crook Award, the Robert A. Heinlein Award,...
Connecting Writers with Hollywood
CWWH is a writers conference where writers and screenwriters can pitch their material directly to film agents and producers. It is...
Emerald City Writers' Conference
Every fall, the Greater Seattle Romance Writers of America chapter holds the popular Emerald City Writers’ Conference, which is currently the...
Academic Writing Seminar. Become the Best College Paper Writer
If you're a student, writer, person with a passion for writing or just want to communicate with like-minded people, this seminar...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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