Memoir with Blanche Boyd
Memoir is a story that happens to be true.
In this workshop, led by award-winning writer and teacher Blanche Boyd, we'll...
Costa Rica Screenwriting Retreat
Screenwriters, escape to a tropical paradise in Costa Rica where award-winning screenwriter Bill Boyle and movement coach Bibi Caspari will help...
ACW Publishing Conference
Elevate your writing at the annual ACW Publishing Conference. Get tips from editors, agents, and a self-published panel of authors.
Ice Fire Workshops & Intensives for Writers
Internationally published author Jaden Terrell offers a series of workshops, retreats, and intensives for writers of all levels. Topics include various...
Joiner Institute Writers Workshop
The Joiner Writers' Workshop, now in its 29th year, offers a unique opportunity to work with award winning poets and writers...
"Telling Your Story" Writing Retreat
This writing retreat will be led by Dr. Jerry Lincecum and Dr. Peggy Redshaw, co-authors of "How to Write Your Life...
Connecticut Fiction Fest
Keynote Sarah MacLean, master class taught by Barbara Samuel O'Neal. 20+ workshops, suitable for all genres and skill levels, full suspense-mystery...
Weeksville Summer Arts Residency
The Weeksville Summer Arts Residency, a member of the Willow Arts Alliance (WAA), is a three-day event held at the Weeksville...
Wake Up and Write Writer's Retreat Workshop
Join our experienced staff and up to 30 students in a Main Line mansion in Haverford, PA for a 6-day/5-night workshop...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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