Writer's Digest Annual Conference
The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference program is designed to give you a balanced education in both the craft and the business...
Women Writing Italy
Treat your inner writer to a retreat designed to give you the luxurious space and time you need to create in...
Imaginarium Convention is a three day annual event held in Louisville, Kentucky centered entirely around creative writing, including the worlds of...
Atlanta Writers Conference
Twice-yearly conference featuring 10-12 editors & agents with manuscript & query letter critiques, pitches, Q&A panels, workshop & more. Past participants...
Ossabaw Island Writer's Retreat
Manuscript consultations with nationally recognized authors, craft seminars, readings and ferried transportation to the island.
TLC Writing Retreats / Corfu, Greece
Women Only. 8 days/7 nights; 30 hours of writing instruction w/time to write. All meals, accommodations, transportation, materials included. Local tour...
AZ, CA, WA,
Canada, Greece, Mexico
Ask a Nice Lady Author Coaching and Mentoring
ASK A NICE LADY author guidance programs. Weekly Author Town Hall (live training/advice/discussion). Skype/phone consults. Manuscript consults. Coming Fall 2016: Craft...
Dallas Area Writers Conference
"Write to Publish:
Climbing Toward Success!"
The Dallas Area Writers Group (DAWG) is hosting our second writing workshop at the DeSoto...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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