2017 Writing Intensive at St. John's College
A day devoted to writing instruction and inspiration. Seven award-winning authors present workshops that include memoir, fiction, nonfiction, and publishing advice....
Picture Book Summit
Picture Book Summit is a world-class, online, one day live event for picture book writers including superstar author keynotes, interviews, workshops...
Creative Workshops & Retreats in Italy
Creative writing workshop, 'The Art of the Short Story' with Vanessa Gebbie. A master of the art, Vanessa guides the participants...
UCLA Extension Writing Retreat at Lake Arrowhead
Give yourself the gift of time to write away from the demands of daily life.Enjoy 4 full days of uninterrupted writing...
Atlanta Christian Writers Retreat
Annual critique-themed retreat for Christian writers. Hosted by Word Weavers International.
Richmond Story House
The Richmond Story House is an endeavor to get communities reading, writing, and listening to each other’s true life stories.
Sag Harbor Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference
Spark your creativity and take your writing to the next level at the nonfiction writing conference in Sag Harbor – the...
Readers and Writers at Sea
Reading, Writing and Yoga Retreat with authors Susan Wiggs and Elizabeth George and Yoga expert Cindy Peters.
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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Flathead River Writers Conference
Presenter expertise: Suspense, Western, Middle-grade & Young adult sci-fi & fantasy, Romantic comedy, Social media, Crowdfunding 101, Children’s writing trends, Writing craft, Agents. Near Glacier Park, MT Sep 23-24.