Quit Whining Start Writing 2015 Writers' Conference
Are the steps to writing and publishing clear as mud? The path not easy? Now is the time to QUIT WHINING...
Alcona Writers Retreat
Three-day writing workshop Up North in Michigan with widely published authors in poetry, memoir and fiction. Relaxed setting in a lodge...
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WordGirls Writer's Getaway
This retreat is for Christian women writers at any level who desire some instruction, time for writing and an hour of...
West Virginia Writers Conference
Join us for 3 days of intensive writing workshops. A great location for inspiration. Enjoy author readings, contests and sharing your...
Memphis Parent Writers Panel
Memphis Parent’s Writers Panel at Bookstock will focus on writing children’s literature and getting work published. Bookstock celebrates 40 local and...
For Theme’s Sake! Edit Your Own Manuscript
Edit Your Own Manuscript Before Pitching to Agents or Self-Publishing--for writers of novels, memoirs, biographies, children's and YA books. Even if...
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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