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All-New Writer's Workshop
March 20-21, 2015
NYT best-selling author Mike Dooley and Hay House President/CEO Reid Tracy.
Write, Travel, Transform: Scotland
Join bestselling author Laura Davis for a transformative journey into the heart of the Scotland. These days writing and living in community will change your life.
Chattahoochee Valley Writers Conference
One-day writers conference featuring 8-9 presentations for poetry, fiction, non-fiction, scriptwriting, short stories, novels, essays/artiticles, editing, marketing, etc.
Story Sprouts: Setting, FULL–DAY Writing Workshop and Anthology
We invite you to Story Sprouts Writing Day 2015. Every author who attends will walk away with inspiration, an expanded writing...
Sharing Your Spiritual Stories
Free monthly spiritual writing workshops to explore what God has in mind for each of us; donations to food bank appreciated.
Passionate Ink Workshops
Workshops are open to all writers in all genres. Some workshops are applicable to all genre fiction, while others are specific...
Nimrod Literary Awards for Fiction and Poetry
FIRST PLACE: $2,000;
SECOND PLACE: $1,000;
Poetry: 3-10 pages; Fiction: up to 7,500 words.
No previously published works. No name on manuscript. Cover sheet...
Heaven's Treasure Writer's Retreat
Has God placed it on your heart to write a book, but you don’t know how to start? This writer's workshop...
Mokule‘ia Writers Retreat
The Mokule‘ia Writers Retreat, brings writers of to the North Shore of O‘ahu for a week of intimate workshops and one-on-one...
Your Novel--Write Now
Jump start your novel with half day or full day seminars on planning, plotting, revising, and publishing in today's fiction markets.
Christian Indie Authors and Readers Conference
This will be the first writers conference that focuses exclusively on Christian Indie Authors. We will offer both a beginners track...
MidSouth Christian Writers Conference
Christian conference for nonfiction & fiction writers of all experience levels.
All Write Now
A One day writers conference with contests and prizes. Conference is not genre specific.
Writing The Mother, Mothering The Writer
Two women in different stages of the mother-writer life come together to honor the feminine mind and body. From the babe...
L'atelier Writers Workshop
The L'ATELIER Writers' Retreat AND Workshop seeks to provide a balance of solitary space for writing, engaging seminars on craft, critique...
HippoCamp: A Conference for Creative Nonfiction Writers
Three-day writing conference focused on creative nonfiction. Panels, breakout sessions, keynoters, meals, networking events, workshops and more.
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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