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Guide to Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops

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September 2017

    Writeaway in France
    Sep 23 - 30, 2017 in France
    Writer's Retreats in Rural France
    Sep 25 - 30, 2017 in France
    Writer Travel - Santa Fe
    Sep 26 - Oct 1, 2017 in NM
    Maranatha Christian Writers' Conference
    Sep 28 - 30, 2017 in Norton Shores MI

October 2017

    Writing As a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change
    Oct 4 - 10, 2017 in Bolinas CA

    Writing As a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change in writing     A week living & writing with a supportive community at a gorgeous retreat center, using writing practice as a tool for growth, healing, transformation.
    Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference
    Oct 6 - 8, 2017 in Edmonds WA

    Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference in writing     Located on Puget Sound, this affordable and small conference (limit 275 attendees) focuses on the craft of writing, plus information on publishing, marketing and specialty topics.
    Picture Book Summit
    Oct 7 2017 in -

    Picture Book Summit in writing     Experience a dream lineup of picture book stars -- all without leaving the comfort of your home! World class speakers, world class workshops, world class submission opportunities and world class FUN.
    James Bonnet's Storymaking Workshops in France and California
    Oct 7 - 13, 2017 in France

    James Bonnet's Storymaking Workshops in France and California in writing     7 Day Storymaking Retreats in CA and France for Novelists and Screenwriters with James Bonnet. Santa Monica, CA - Sep 10-16. Nans sous Ste Anne, France - Oct 7-13 (THIS SESSION IS FULL) and OCT 21-27
    Wake Up and Write Writer's Retreat Workshop
    Oct 16 - 23, 2017 in Haverford PA

    Wake Up and Write Writer's Retreat Workshop in writing     Join STORY GENIUS author Lisa Cron for a curriculum tailored to bring the best out of you and your work-in-progress. Oct 16-23, 2017 Haverford, PA.
    Write, Travel, Transform: Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of Peru
    Oct 17 - 31, 2017 in Peru

    Write, Travel, Transform: Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of Peru in writing     Join 7-time author Laura Davis for a transformative 15 day writing and yoga retreat to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of Peru.
    Autumn Writing Getaway
    Oct 28 2017 in Galloway NJ

    Autumn Writing Getaway in writing     Escape the distractions of your busy life. Supportive workshops will energize and inspire your writing. Take advantage: plentiful writing time, insightful feedback and good company.
    Los Gatos Irish Writers' Festival
    Oct 5 - 8, 2017 in CA
    2017 Creative Retreat
    Oct 6 - 8, 2017 in MO
    Imaginarium 2017
    Oct 6 - 8, 2017 in Louisville KY
    The A to Z of Getting Published Workshop
    Oct 7 2017 in CA
    Letters & Lines Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Conference
    Oct 7 - 8, 2017 in Golden CO
    Florida Literary Arts Coalition Annual Other Words Conference
    Oct 12 - 14, 2017 in FL
    Emerald City Writers' Conference
    Oct 13 - 15, 2017 in Bellevue WA
    Emerald City Writers' Conference
    Oct 13 - 15, 2017 in Bellevue WA
    James River Writers Annual Writers Conference
    Oct 15 - 16, 2017 in Richmond VA
    Ann Wylie Master Classes: Writing workshops
    Oct 16 - 17, 2017 in Dallas TX
    Writing By Writers Tomales Bay Workshop
    Oct 18 - 22, 2017 in Marshall CA
    Nimrod Write Night and Awards Celebration
    Oct 20 2017 in Tulsa OK
    Write Well, Sell Well
    Oct 20 - 21, 2017 in Oklahoma City OK
    TLC Women's Writing Retreat
    Oct 20 - 22, 2017 in Lummi Island WA
    The Creativity Workshop in New York
    Oct 20 - 23, 2017 in New York NY
    Nimrod Journal's Conference for Readers and Writers
    Oct 21 2017 in Tulsa OK
    The Complete Travel Writing & Marketing Master Class
    Oct 22 - 28, 2017 in Cambodia
    The Write Beach Retreat
    Oct 25 - 29, 2017 in FL
    Writer's Digest Novel Writing Conference
    Oct 27 - 29, 2017 in Pasadena CA
    ShowMe Writers Masterclass
    Oct 28 - 29, 2017 in Columbia MO
    Eat-Write-Publish in Mexico with Judyth Hill & Katharine Sands
    Oct 28 - Nov 4, 2017 in Mexico

November 2017

    Monterey Writer Retreat
    Nov 1 2017 in Pacific Grove CA

    Monterey Writer Retreat in writing     First novel published? No? Join the top .001 and become a true brass-ring author. Straight talk, commercial contracts, no amateur feeback.
    Twelfth Annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference
    Nov 2 - 5, 2017 in Fort Myers FL

    Twelfth Annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference in writing     Four-day conference for writers of all levels, features workshops, panels, and consultations with our faculty of celebrated authors and teachers. Sanibel, FL, Nov 2-5, 2017
    New Worlds, New Voices SFF Novel Workshop
    Nov 8 - 12, 2017 in Morro Bay CA

    New Worlds, New Voices SFF Novel Workshop in writing     First novel published? No? Join the top .001 and become a true brass-ring author. Straight talk, commercial contracts, no amateur feeback.
    Sag Harbor Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference
    Nov 2 - 5, 2017 in Sag Harbor NY
    RLV Writers Workshop with Adrian Matejka
    Nov 4 - 11, 2017 in Oracle AZ
    Writing By Writers Manuscript Boot Camp
    Nov 10 - 13, 2017 in CA
    Ann Wylie Master Classes: Writing workshops
    Nov 16 - 17, 2017 in Kansas City MO
    Learn and Network
    Nov 17 - 18, 2017 in Branson MO

December 2017

    LWC}NYC Writers Conference
    Dec 7 - 8, 2017 in New York City NY
    Ann Wylie Master Classes: Writing workshops
    Dec 11 - 12, 2017 in Miami FL

January 2018

    Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
    Jan 12 - 15, 2018 in Galloway NJ

    Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway in writing     Escape the distractions of your busy life. Supportive workshops will energize and inspire your writing. Take advantage: plentiful writing time, insightful feedback and good company.
    Content Creation Camp
    Jan 3 - 7, 2018 in FL
    Setting and Description: A Believable World of People, Places, and Events
    Jan 27 - 28, 2018 in Shadyside, Pittsburgh PA

February 2018

    San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival
    Feb 14 - 18, 2018 in Guanajuato, Mexico

    San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival in writing     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
    Feb 16 - 18, 2018 in Asheville NC

    The Asheville Christian Writers Conference in writing     3-day Smoky Mountain retreat conference features small editor/agent/publisher classes & discussion groups, intense writing workshops taught by award-winning authors. Feb 16-18, 2018 Asheville, NC.
    2018 San Francisco Writers Conference
    Feb 15 - 18, 2018 in San Francisco CA
    Southern California Writers' Conference San Diego 32
    Feb 16 - 18, 2018 in North San Diego CA
    The Creativity Workshop in New York
    Feb 23 - 26, 2018 in New York NY

March 2018

    Winter Writers' Weekend
    Mar 2 - 4, 2018 in Princeton NJ
    Write Stuff Writers Conference
    Mar 22 - 24, 2018 in Bethlehem PA
    Maryland Writers Conference
    Mar 23 - 24, 2018 in Linthicum Heights MD

April 2018

    2018 Las Vegas Writer's Conference
    Apr 19 - 21, 2018 in Las Vegas NV

    2018 Las Vegas Writer's Conference in writing     Las Vegas Writer's Conference has sessions and workshops for all levels of writers from beginners to ready to publish whether traditional or self publishing Apr 19-21, 2018.
    Writing By Writers Boulder Generative Workshop
    Apr 20 - 22, 2018 in CO
    Chanticleer Authors Conference 2018
    Apr 20 - 22, 2018 in Canada
    The Belize Writers' Conference
    Apr 23 - 28, 2018 in Belize

May 2018

    Readers and Writers at Sea
    May 6 - 20, 2018 in Barcelona-Spain
    Visual Mindscape Screenwriting in
    May 14 - 21, 2018 in Ireland
    Writing By Writers Methow Valley Workshop
    May 16 - 20, 2018 in WA
    Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp & Writing Retreat
    May 20 - 26, 2018 in WI
    Women's Writing Retreat
    May 26 - Jun 1, 2018 in Greece

June 2018

    Bali: Write, Travel, Transform on the Back Roads of Bali
    Jun 29 - Jul 13, 2018 in Indonesia

    Bali: Write, Travel, Transform on the Back Roads of Bali in writing     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.
    Mont Blanc Workshop - Writing By Writers
    Jun 3 - 14, 2018 in France
    Women's Writing Retreat
    Jun 9 - 15, 2018 in Greece
    7th Annual West of the Moon Writer’s Retreat
    Jun 10 - 15, 2018 in New Harmony IN
    Memoir Writing Workshop
    Jun 18 - 23, 2018 in Shadyside, Pittsburgh PA
    Fiction Writing Workshop
    Jun 25 - 30, 2018 in Shadyside, Pittsburgh PA

August 2018

    Taos Writing House with Judyth Hill
    Aug 12 - 17, 2018 in NM

September 2018

    Unicorn Writers' Conference
    Sep 15 2018 in Purchase NY
 

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