Santa Barbara Writers Conference
Over 25 workshops, speakers and panels including: all genres of fiction and nonfiction - sci-fi, literary, mystery, women's, memoir, travel writing,...
My Time To Write
Break Free of “Writer’s Block”, Easily Find
Time to Write, and Fulfill Your Dream of Becoming a Published Author… Within a Year!
The Write Beach Retreat
Enjoy 5 days and 4 nights in a charming beachside hotel in Cocoa Beach, Florida as you take your writing career...
12th Annual Gold Rush Writers Conference
This wonderful intimate writers Conference in the heart of Gold Country offers a series of panels, specialty talks, workshops and celebrity...
Artist Mission for Writers
Feeling too burnt out to make art? Overwhelmed juggling multiple projects AND your day-job? Have a novel you’ve been meaning to...
Full-Bodied Novel Retreat
The Second Annual Full-Bodied Novel Retreat explores the writer’s mind-body connection in a peaceful, relaxing setting.
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.