Women's Writing & Yoga Retreat Costa Rica- Freedom to Create
Afraid to write, but want to? Our 7-day retreat is filled with self-care, yoga, writing, and self-discovery.
Jeannie and Leigh guide...
Big Island Writers' Retreat & Conference 2016
Relax, refresh and restore your work in a creative paradise. Eight days and nine nights of writing, learning, sharing, exchanging and...
Writing and Kundalini Yoga Eco-Retreat
Birds do it. Be a bird. Fly south this January for writing and Kundalini yoga amid a tropical Mexican paradise designed...
Write Your Heart Out in the Heart of the Catskills with Stephen Foreman at the Spruceton Inn
Write your heart out under a rainbow riot of fall foliage with author Stephen Foreman at the Vogue/NY Times approved minimalist...
Building Your Author Platform: How to Grow a Fan Base and a Presence Online and Off
Bob Baker, author of the highly acclaimed Guerrilla Music Marketing Handbook, teaches authors how to build their platform.
MEMOIR WRITERS CONFERENCE “MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS” GENRE-LA 2015
Learn how to write a memoir that more than just your family will want to read, how to organize ideas and...
Writers Retreat in the Rockies Conference
The 2nd annual, Writer’s Retreat in the Rockies Conference features agents, authors, writers and publishers who are at the top of...
Cairns Tropical Writers Festival
Cairns Tropical Writers Festival celebrates writers and readers. We welcome everyone who has an interest in writing. We and provide an...
Central Coast Writers’ Conference
The 31st Annual Central Coast Writers’ Conference will consist of writing workshops in many diverse genres, TV and Screenwriting, writer critic...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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Eckerd College Writers' Conference: Writers in Paradise
Lectures on craft, roundtables, readings, receptions, daily workshops in Poetry, Novel, Short Story, Nonfiction, Young Adult Writing led by award-winning and best-selling authors. Jan 16-23, 2016