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Guide to Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops

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Murphy Writing of Stockton University
Escape the distractions of your busy life. Supportive retreats will energize and inspire your writing. Take advantage: plentiful writing time, insightful feedback and good company.

FL, NH, NJ, NY, , , Spain, United Kingdom

San Miguel (de Allende) Writers' Conference
See why Tom Robbins said, "If Dante had had the San Miguel (de Allende, Mexico) experience, he might have written more about heaven and less about hell."

Mexico

The Asheville Christian Writers Conference - Writers Bootcamp
3-day Smoky Mountain retreat conference features editor/agent/publisher classes & discussion groups, intense writing workshops taught by award-winning authors. Feb 21-23, 2020 Asheville, NC

NC

Writeaways™
We created Writeaways to help you find the time you need to write. We provide writing instruction, fabulous food and company...

NM, France, Italy

Write Away Europe Writing Retreats
Writers & aspiring writers find inspiration, get feedback, time to write surrounded by like-minded writers in a supportive, collaborative setting.

Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Greece, Italy

Nimrod Write Night
Join Nimrod International Journal for Nimrod Write Night, the opening night for our Conference for Readers and Writers. Write Night features...

OK

Mont Blanc Workshop - Writing By Writers
The Mont Blanc workshop is a one or two-week long writing adventure where writers will have the opportunity to generate new...

France

GoodWorld Writing Journeys in Greece
Explore the art and craft of memoir, the personal essay and the short story with cult fiction star George Saunders (Lincoln...

Greece

Write Away Europe Plovdiv Writing Retreat
Inspiring Writers Retreat in Plovdiv, European Capital of Culture 2019. Join like-minded writers for a transformative week of writing. Includes: 6...

Bulgaria

The Journey to Number One Tour
This is a seminar that provides the basics any aspiring author need to get started. Join International Best Selling author KC...

NC, NC, NC, NC, South America, United Kingdom

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Established in 1988 as a publisher of comprehensive worldwide guides to writing, educational travel and creative career programs, ShawGuides has offered free online access to the unabridged, continually updated content of each guide since 1995. You can search for writing programs by location or keyword, or view a calendar of upcoming writing events.

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Writing As a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change in writing Writing As a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change
Six days living & writing with a supportive community at a gorgeous retreat center, using writing practice as a tool for growth, healing, transformation.

Algonkian Writer Conferences in writing Algonkian Writer Conferences
First novel published? No? Join the top .001 by attending the most successful and no-nonsense writer events. Commercial contracts and advice by professionals only.

Murphy Writing of Stockton University in writing Murphy Writing of Stockton University
Escape the distractions of your busy life. Supportive retreats will energize and inspire your writing. Take advantage: plentiful writing time, insightful feedback and good company.

San Francisco Writers Conference & Classes in writing San Francisco Writers Conference & Classes
2020 San Francisco Writers Conference (Feb 13-16) at the Hyatt Regency S.F. Keynotes include Walter Mosley, Jonathan Maberry and Brooke Warner. On Sept. 14 it's Writing for Change with Brooke Axtell. Join us!

Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference in writing Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference
Located on Puget Sound, this affordable and small conference focuses on the craft of writing, plus information on publishing, marketing and specialty topics.

Southern California Writers' Conference in writing Southern California Writers' Conference
Aim for excellence. Settle only for exceptional. Be the writer you aspire to be and join us in Irvine, CA, Sept. 20-22, 2019.

A Writer Within in writing A Writer Within
A WRITER WITHIN - IN TUSCANY: Writing Retreats For Women In Inspiring Locals. Click for more information on our writing retreats in Tuscany.

San Miguel (de Allende) Writers' Conference in writing San Miguel (de Allende) Writers' Conference
See why Tom Robbins said, "If Dante had had the San Miguel (de Allende, Mexico) experience, he might have written more about heaven and less about hell."

The Asheville Christian Writers Conference - Writers Bootcamp in writing The Asheville Christian Writers Conference - Writers Bootcamp
3-day Smoky Mountain retreat conference features editor/agent/publisher classes & discussion groups, intense writing workshops taught by award-winning authors. Feb 21-23, 2020 Asheville, NC

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