Florida Writers Circuit
The Florida Literary Arts Coalition is a network of writers, teachers, editors, publishers, and sympathetic institutions collaborating to advance new writing and independent publishing throughout the state and region.
Minneapolis Young Writers Workshop
The Minneapolis Young Writers Workshop connects motivated young writers ages 13-19 with best selling authors who are gifted with the ability...
How to Build an Audience, Grow Your List, and Sell More Books!
Creating a Book Marketing System: A fast-paced, 3-hour workshop, entrepreneur and marketer Shawn Manaher will share strategies and tactics to build...
Publish & Promote Your Book Conference at The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College
If you’re ready to find an agent and present your book to the marketplace, come join our community of educators, writers,...
HillHouse Writers Retreat
HillHouse Writers Retreat was founded in May of 2004. We pride ourselves on preparing the best meals using the freshest ingredients....
Business Writers Conference
A Conference for professionals who want to publish their idea, concept, or expertise
Arts in the Gap
Arts in the Gap, a summer arts initiative, is hosting many literary workshops on various types of writing. Each workshop will...
ACFW - DFW Ready Writers will be holding their first May Mini-Conference with multi-published, award winning author DiAnn Mills, and multi-published...
Writing in Tuscany
Writing in Tuscany is designed for writers of all experience levels. Participants will have ample time to work on their own...
Saskatchewan Festival of Words
Over the 4 days of the festival there are workshops for all ages, reading sessions, concerts, film, panel discussions, interviews, music,...
Writing In Paradise
At Writing in Paradise be inspired to create memorable and captivating writing while being supported by two highly-trained mentors and editors,...
Colonies, Residencies, & Retreats: Inspiring settings to nurture your creativity.
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