Art of Creativity
Art of Creativity is a regularly updated blog that is dedicated to provide information and tips on creativity and innovation. The...
Greek Island Dream Story Dance Party
Explore the art and craft of memoir, the personal essay and the short story with cult fiction star George Saunders (Lincoln...
Writers on the Rock
The largest one-day Christian Writers Conference West of the Mississippi. This conference is both high impact and a great value. It...
Pennsylvania Writers Conference
The Pennsylvania Writers Conference is designed to engage, educate and empower the literary community. If you’re a passionate writer, reader, or...
Sit, Walk, Write - A Silent Retreat for Creatives
Using this practice, we let go, dive deep, cut through. Writing retreat based on Natalie Goldberg's book, The True Secret of Writing.
Book & Business Development Bootcamp
This is a no-nonsense intensive
that takes my signature book writing formula and integrates it with real-life proven business strategy, so you...
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
Lansdowne Writers' Workshop
Have you written a bunch of stories/essays/poems? Are they filed away waiting for that special day when you’re going to do...
Writer's Digest Novel Writing Conference
The Writer’s Digest Novel Writing Conference returns to the West Coast this fall!
Hone your craft skills, refine your characters, explore the...
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...
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.