The A to Z of Getting Published Workshop
What are editors and competition judges looking for? How do you win writing competitions? How do you get published in journals/magazines/newspapers?...
Winter Writers' Weekend
Whether you are a first-time author, or have published several books, the sixth annual Winter Writers' Weekend is great for you....
Write Well, Sell Well
A writer's conference focused on both writing well AND selling well. Come and discover how to write your fiction or non-fiction...
1-Day Writing Intensive
This 1-day writing intensive features writing instruction for fiction and non-fiction writers, teens to retirees. Great for homeschoolers! Great for emerging...
Ozarks Writers League
The Ozarks Writers League is a group of like-minded individuals dedicated to promoting writing, literacy, photography, and art. Since 1983, OWL...
Maryland Writers Conference
Pitch, critique, publishing workshops.
Mont Blanc Workshop - Writing By Writers
The Mont Blanc Workshop is a two-week long manuscript workshop where writers will have the opportunity to work closely with two...
The Creativity Workshop
The Creativity Workshop has helped writers of all genres jumpstart and renew their imagination. We will teach you ways to keep...
Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Spain, Spain
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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Flathead River Writers Conference
Presenter expertise: Suspense, Western, Middle-grade & Young adult sci-fi & fantasy, Romantic comedy, Social media, Crowdfunding 101, Children’s writing trends, Writing craft, Agents. Near Glacier Park, MT Sep 23-24.
Bali: Write, Travel, Transform on the Back Roads of Bali
Come to Bali with 7-time Author Laura Davis for a transformative journey filled with adventure, writing, & community. These 15 days will change your life.