YOU could be the NEXT HAY HOUSE Author!
Join Doreen Virtue and Hay House President and CEO, Reid Tracy
The Writer's Workshop
Attend for a chance to win one of three publishing prizes, including a $10,000 Publishing Advance!
March 22-23, 2014
San Francisco, CA
Moravian Writers' Conference
Energize your writing, work with accomplished faculty, and connect with other writers at the 2014 Moravian Writers' Conference. Jun 6-8, 2014 Moravian College!
2014 Spring Conference
Join us for 3 days of intensive writing workshops, author readings, inspiration, and entertainment at beautiful Cedar Lakes, Ripley, WV.
Orange County Christian Writers Conference
Fresh inspirational workshops to help equip Christian writers with what they need in order to share God's message around the
The Christian PEN 10th Anniversary Convention
The Christian PEN 10th Anniversary Convention - Keys to Successful Freelance Editing. This event is open to the public and is...
Creative writing workshops overlooking the waves in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida. Next workshop session starts March 11. Each session runs 10...
Idaho Writer & Readers Rendezvous
The Idaho Writers Rendezvous presents a stellar line-up of talent to motivate you in every facet of the writing craft. A...
LA Writers Conference
The “LA Writers’ Conference 2014: Revitalize Your Writing, Journey to Publication” will offer aspiring and seasoned writers the opportunity to learn...
Tennessee Mountain Writers 26th Annual Conference
Parallel sessions of workshops on fiction, poetry, blogging, writing for young people, memoir, songwriting, playwriting, editing/publishing; panel discussions/readings; writing contests; manuscript...
Jumpstart Your Novel - a Chanticleer Writers Workshop
How do bestselling authors write so many books each year? Their secret is that they gather in groups to brainstorm the...
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Create your own brand & platform
Market & your book successfully on a budget
Prepare your next bestseller & find funding sources. Leverage...
Windsor International Writers Conference
Ethics and morals in writing, incorporating cultures and minorities in stories, craft of great writing: journalism, fiction, poetry, screenplay, plays and...
Houston Writers Guild Annual Writers Conference
50 Shades Beyond Gray: Color Your Writing, Infuse Your Future, our 2014 Agents & Editors Conference features concurrent sessions tracks with...
Atlanta Writers Workshop
Learn how to create memorable characters, write vivid scenes, and write strong-believable characters. Editing services available.
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27th Annual Textbook and Academic Authoring Conference
This conference features sessions on textbook and academic writing techniques, contracting, self-publishing, digital books, and more. Network with fellow authors, build...
Steamboat Springs Writers Conference
Our 33rd annual event. Two instructors, four seminar-type workshops for all levels, beginning to professional. Topics change each year. Limited enrollment....
Wrangell Mountains Writing Workshop presents True Story
The nonprofit Wrangell Mountains Center is pleased to host visiting writers Franks Soos and Tom Kizzia for the 17th annual Wrangell...
Writers Retreat Workshop
WRITERS RETREAT WORKSHOP is an intensive learning experience for small groups of serious-minded writers who are committed to improving and completing...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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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.
San Francisco, CA : D.C., DC : Tampa, FL : Atlanta, GA : Chicago, IL : New Orleans, LA : Boston, MA : Raleigh, NC : New York, NY : Dallas, TX : Seattle, WA
Writing Adventures with Page Lambert
Literature & Landscape of the Horse (Wyoming); River Writing Journey for Women (Utah Canyonlands); Weaving Words & Women (Peru, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu)