The Belize Writers' Conference
The Belize Writers’ Conference for fiction, creative nonfiction, and memoir writers. Join New York literary agents for the perfect blend of...
Lansdowne Writers' Workshop
The Lansdowne Writers’ Workshop provides beginner to advanced writers with support and solitude to write.
Starting September 18, 2017 from 7-9 at...
Women's Writing Retreat in Corfu,Greece
Are you looking for one of the most amazing retreats you could imagine? Dream no more...Tammy Coia is bringing a group...
2017 Creative Retreat for writers, photographers
Relax & refuel your creativity along a scenic river, while picking up tips from professionals in writing & photography. There will...
RLV Writers Workshop with Adrian Matejka
Adventure for 10 poets on 80-acre ranch with unparalleled desert views. Writer-in-residence Adrian Matejka leads morning workshops, followed by time to...
Childrens Lit Fellows
The Childrens Lit Fellows program is a 1-year graduate certificate in writing for children and young adults, accomplished primarily in distance...
TLC Women's Writing Retreat
Dedicate an entire weekend to your writing. Focus on your writing, share with other authors, & allow REC Retreats to pamper...
TLC Writer's Workshop
This one-day workshop will help authors and aspiring-authors turn memories into memoirs and develop their unique voices. Participants will benefit from...
Southampton Children's Literature Conference
Workshops in Writing Picture Books, Middle Grade Fiction and Young Adult Novels. World-renowned authors, illustrators and editors offer inspiration and guidance...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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Bali: Write, Travel, Transform on the Back Roads of Bali
Come to Bali with 7-time Author Laura Davis for a transformative journey filled with adventure, writing, & community. These 15 days will change your life.
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.