The Mill House Residency
Two-week, dog-friendly, residency in Bend, Oregon. The Mill House Residency is open to fiction writers, creative nonfiction writers and poets. Writers...
National League of American Pen Women-Honolulu
NLAPW members are professional women in the fields of Arts, Letters, and Music. Members form a vibrant network of writers, artists,...
The Just Write. Writers Conference brings in successful regional authors to work with
community writers of all levels and genres. Five session...
Book Reviews: How to Get Them & What to Do With Them
Reviews are a critical component of author marketing. Topics: approaching blogs & reviewers, should you read your reviews, keeping out of...
Write & Sell Your Book Summer Workshop
New to writing? Writing a novel? Always wanted to write your life story? Or perhaps you are an established WRITER?
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
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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