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Guide to Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops

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May 2018

   
    May 20 - 26, 2018 in WI
   
    May 20 - 26, 2018 in Czech Republic
   
    May 22 - 31, 2018 in Boise ID
   
    May 26 - Jun 1, 2018 in Greece
   
    May 27 - Jun 3, 2018 in New Harmony IN
   
    May 28 - Jun 1, 2018 in GREECE
   
    May 29 - Jun 7, 2018 in Tuscany, Italy
   
    May 30 - Jun 2, 2018 in AK
   
    May 31 - Jun 3, 2018 in USA

June 2018

   
    Jun 23 2018 in Atlantic City NJ

    Shore Thing Writing Getaway in writing     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.
   
    Jun 1 - 2, 2018 in Bothell WA
   
    Jun 1 - 2, 2018 in Clarksville TN
   
    Jun 1 - 3, 2018 in Ashland OH
   
    Jun 2 - 7, 2018 in CT
   
    Jun 3 - 14, 2018 in France
   
    Jun 4 - Jul 13, 2018 in Manchester NH
   
    Jun 6 - 10, 2018 in UT
   
    Jun 7 - 10, 2018 in Cincinnati OH
   
    Jun 7 - 10, 2018 in RI
   
    Jun 8 - 10, 2018 in Georgetown CO
   
    Jun 8 - 12, 2018 in Homer
   
    Jun 9 - 10, 2018 in Hurst TX
   
    Jun 9 - 12, 2018 in CT
   
    Jun 9 - 15, 2018 in Greece
   
    Jun 10 - 15, 2018 in New Harmony IN
   
    Jun 10 - 15, 2018 in CANADA
   
    Jun 11 - 15, 2018 in Italy
   
    Jun 11 - Jul 9, 2018 in Greece
   
    Jun 12 - 13, 2018 in Chicago IL
   
    Jun 16 2018 in NE
   
    Jun 17 - 22, 2018 in Santa Barbara CA
   
    Jun 17 - 23, 2018 in Hamilton NY
   
    Jun 17 - 24, 2018 in Amherst MA
   
    Jun 18 - 23, 2018 in Shadyside, Pittsburgh PA
   
    Jun 18 - 24, 2018 in MN
   
    Jun 20 - 24, 2018 in Grece
   
    Jun 20 - 24, 2018 in Grove City PA
   
    Jun 21 - 23, 2018 in Elizabethtown KY
   
    Jun 21 - 23, 2018 in La Mirada CA
   
    Jun 21 - 24, 2018 in Lake George NY
   
    Jun 22 - 24, 2018 in Ireland
   
    Jun 22 - 24, 2018 in Van Nuys CA
   
    Jun 23 - 26, 2018 in Franconia NH
   
    Jun 23 - 30, 2018 in France
   
    Jun 24 - 30, 2018 in France
   
    Jun 24 - Jul 1, 2018 in Ireland
   
    Jun 25 - 30, 2018 in Shadyside, Pittsburgh PA
   
    Jun 25 - Jul 1, 2018 in Italy
   
    Jun 27 - 28, 2018 in Franconia NH
   
    Jun 28 - 30, 2018 in Jackson WY
   
    Jun 28 - 30, 2018 in Grand Rapids MI
   
    Jun 29 2018 in Union WA
   
    Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2018 in Austin TX
   
    Jun 29 - Jul 13, 2018 in Indonesia
   
    Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2018 in Spain

July 2018

   
    Jul 1 - 8, 2018 in St Jorioz, France

    Writing for Self-Discovery - A Summer Retreat in the French Alps in writing     If you've ever felt inspired to tell your story or have a strong urge to write, explore writing as a way to reconnect with your inner life. You'll be encouraged to renew the link between your intuition and your creativity using guided visualization and practical exercises.
   
    Jul 6 - 8, 2018 in Windsor, Ontario, CANADA

    Windsor International Writers Conference in writing     How to promote, platform and present your work. Jul 6-8, 2018 Ontario Canada
   
    Jul 7 - 14, 2018 in Snowdonia, Wales

    Get Away to Write - Wales in writing     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.
   
    Jul 14 - 20, 2018 in Dayton OH

    Antioch Writers' Workshop in writing     Fiction, memoir and personal essay, poetry. Accessible faculty, intensive seminars, manuscript critiques, agent meetings. Presented in partnership with University of Dayton, July 14-20, 2018.
   
    Jul 26 - 29, 2018 in McHenry MD

    Mountain Maryland Writers' Institute in writing     Morning and afternoon sessions guided by authors and historians. Jul 26-29 2018 Garrett County, MD.
   
    Jul 1 - 13, 2018 in Portugal
   
    Jul 2 - 27, 2018 in NY
   
    Jul 6 - 20, 2018 in St. Louis MO
   
    Jul 8 - 15, 2018 in Ireland
   
    Jul 8 - 28, 2018 in Great Barrington MA
   
    Jul 9 - 13, 2018 in Czech Republic
   
    Jul 9 - 19, 2018 in Greece
   
    Jul 12 - 15, 2018 in Las Vegas NM
   
    Jul 13 - 20, 2018 in England
   
    Jul 18 - 22, 2018 in UT
   
    Jul 19 - 21, 2018 in St. Louis MO
   
    Jul 22 - 29, 2018 in Amherst MA
   
    Jul 23 - 27, 2018 in Italy
   
    Jul 23 - 28, 2018 in Greece
   
    Jul 25 - 26, 2018 in Portland OR
   
    Jul 27 - 28, 2018 in CO
   
    Jul 27 - 28, 2018 in MS
   
    Jul 27 - 30, 2018 in USA
   
    Jul 29 - Aug 4, 2018 in Wilkes-Barre PA

August 2018

   
    Aug 4 - 11, 2018 in Ireland

    Lining Our Thoughts: A Poetry Workshop thumbnail     One-week workshop retreats feature morning group sessions, afternoon individual conferences and creative time, and evening resident read-arounds and/or entertainments. Also, year-round individual retreats.
   
    Aug 12 - 17, 2018 in Sunapee NH

    Live Free and Write in writing     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.
   
    Aug 2 - 4, 2018 in CA
   
    Aug 3 - 4, 2018 in Upland IN
   
    Aug 9 - 11, 2018 in Covington KY
   
    Aug 9 - 12, 2018 in Green Bay, WI
   
    Aug 10 - 12, 2018 in Iselin NJ
   
    Aug 12 - 17, 2018 in NM
   
    Aug 20 2018 in OR
   
    Aug 20 - 23, 2018 in Portland OR
   
    Aug 23 2018 in Franklin TN

September 2018

   
    Sep 22 2018 in St. Augustine FL

    The Florida Heritage Book Festival & Writers Conference thumbnail     Join us for a celebration of writing and reading with noted authors in the nation's oldest city, Sep 15-17, 2016 St. Augustine, Florida.
   
    Sep 1 - 8, 2018 in UK
   
    Sep 6 - 7, 2018 in Atlanta GA
   
    Sep 6 - 9, 2018 in Denver CO
   
    Sep 9 - 14, 2018 in CA
   
    Sep 13 - 16, 2018 in Lexington KY
   
    Sep 15 2018 in Leesburg VA
   
    Sep 15 2018 in Purchase NY
   
    Sep 15 - 22, 2018 in Italy
   
    Sep 17 - 23, 2018 in FL
   
    Sep 21 2018 in Ridgefield CT
   
    Sep 21 - 22, 2018 in Rochester NY
   
    Sep 22 - 23, 2018 in Decatur GA
   
    Sep 23 - 26, 2018 in South Lake Tahoe CA
   
    Sep 27 - 29, 2018 in South Lake Tahoe CA
   
    Sep 29 2018 in Columbus GA
   
    Sep 29 - Oct 6, 2018 in Bar Harbor ME
   
    Sep 29 - Oct 6, 2018 in Italy
   
    Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2018 in South Lake Tahoe CA
   
    Sep 30 - Oct 6, 2018 in Italy

October 2018

   
    Oct 5 - 7, 2018 in Edmonds WA

    Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference in writing     Located on Puget Sound, this affordable and small conference focuses on the craft of writing, plus information on publishing, marketing and specialty topics.
   
    Oct 6 - 12, 2018 in France

    James Bonnet’s Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat in writing     7 Day Storymaking Retreats in CA and France for Novelists and Screenwriters with James Bonnet. Santa Monica, CA - Sep 8-14, 2018. Nans sous Ste Anne, France - Oct 6-12 and OCT 15-21, 2018.
   
    Oct 6 - 13, 2018 in Tavarnelle Val de Pesa, Italy

    A Writer Within in Tuscany in writing     A WRITER WITHIN - IN TUSCANY: Writing Retreats For Women In Inspiring Locals. Click for more information on our writing retreats in Tuscany.
   
    Oct 15 - 21, 2018 in France

    James Bonnet’s Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat in writing     7 Day Storymaking Retreats in CA and France for Novelists and Screenwriters with James Bonnet. Santa Monica, CA - Sep 8-14, 2018. Nans sous Ste Anne, France - Oct 6-12 and OCT 15-21, 2018.
   
    Oct 2 - 3, 2018 in Dallas TX
   
    Oct 4 - 7, 2018 in Peachtree Corners GA
   
    Oct 5 - 7, 2018 in Mountain View MO
   
    Oct 5 - 7, 2018 in Columbia MD
   
    Oct 5 - 8, 2018 in USA
   
    Oct 7 - 10, 2018 in NC
   
    Oct 8 - 15, 2018 in France
   
    Oct 10 - 16, 2018 in CA
   
    Oct 12 - 14, 2018 in Plainfield VT
   
    Oct 12 - 14, 2018 in Fairlee VT
   
    Oct 13 - 14, 2018 in Richmond VA
   
    Oct 17 - 21, 2018 in CA
   
    Oct 18 - 21, 2018 in NY
   
    Oct 19 - 21, 2018 in Indianapolis IN
   
    Oct 20 2018 in DeSoto TX
   
    Oct 20 2018 in CA
   
    Oct 26 - 28, 2018 in OH

November 2018

   
    Nov 3 2018 in Galloway NJ

    Autumn Writing Getaway in writing     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.
   
    Nov 8 - 11, 2018 in FL

    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 8-11, 2018
   
    Nov 1 - 4, 2018 in Sag Harbor NY
   
    Nov 5 - 11, 2018 in Lihue, Kauai HI
   
    Nov 7 - 8, 2018 in Washington DC
   
    Nov 8 - 9, 2018 in Gold River CA
   
    Nov 9 - 12, 2018 in Tahoe City CA

January 2019

   
    Jan 18 - 21, 2019 in Absecon NJ

    Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway in writing     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.

February 2019

   
    Feb 22 - 24, 2019 in Van Nuys CA

May 2019

   
    May 2 - 4, 2019 in NV

    2019 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 May 2-4, 2019.
   
    May 13 - 28, 2019 in Peru

    Write, Travel, Transform: Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of Peru in writing     Join 7-time author Laura Davis for a transformative 16 day writing and yoga retreat to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of Peru.
   
    May 11 - 12, 2019 in Minneapolis MN

August 2019

   
    Aug 7 - 11, 2019 in NC
 

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