From Memory to Meaning
"From Memory to Meaning" writing retreat at historic Kent Manor Inn on Thompson River at the Chesapeake Bay. All levels welcomed;...
Historical Writers of America Conference
The HWA conference is an annual conference with a focus on supporting quality historical writing – fiction and nonfiction, research, the...
Writing in Paradise
Tired of writing alone? Join fellow writers at a luxurious private beachfront retreat. Step away from your daily distractions. Immerse yourself...
Temecula Valley Indie Christian Writers Conference
Three day writer's conference for the independent author. Going solo doesn't have to be lonely and without direction. Come to the...
CA, CA, CA, CA, CA, CA, CA, CA
Put Your Book on Amazon — the Easy Way!
Author & publisher Pat Dorsey will walk you through the process of uploading a book to Amazon — and publish a book LIVE!
Full day with Amy Bloom
Full day with best-selling author and New York Times contributor Amy Bloom. Class size limited to 20. In classes exercises, reading,...
Empowered Authors Academy
Empowered Author's Academy will educate, inspire and motivate you by giving you the tools, knowledge and connections to write, market and...
Chanticleer Authors Conference 2016
Sessions on Increased Distribution, Book Marketing & Branding, Amplifying Promotion Efforts,Publishing Avenues & Platforms, Accelerating Book Sales,and Social Media Mastery &...
OR, WA, WA,
Leviosa is a new Harry Potter, YA Lit and Writer's conference featuring close to 80 hours of programming over six tracks...
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