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Lost Lake Writers Retreat

Springfed Arts

Lost Lake Writers Retreat
October 5-8, 2017
Featuring poets Jack Ridl, Wyn Cooper, authors Craig Holden, Anne-Marie Oomen, Maureen Dunphy, author-songwriter Whit Hill.
Directed by John D. Lamb
Sponsored by Springfed Arts and Inspiration Alcona.

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A Memoir & Fiction Writing Workshop with Dani Shapiro

Albert Flynn DeSilver

Join Bestselling memoirist and novelist Dani Shapiro and Albert Flynn DeSilver at Lumeria Maui, Hawaii for an extraordinary 5 day writing retreat.
*Learn innovative new writing prompts and exercises
*Create a deeper connection to your writing practice
*Connect with an amazing community of writers
* Relax, Reconnect, Rejuvenate!

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Write to Sell Your Book – Guided Novel Writing Retreat Led by Diane O’Connell

Diane O'Connell

This guided novel writing retreat is an intensive creative process limited to six participants committed to improving their craft and completing their novels. Led by a former Random House editor and award-winning author, Diane O’Connell

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2017 Summer Writers Institute

Washington University in St. Louis

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The Washington University Summer Writers Institute is an intensive, two-week program featuring workshops in the following areas:

• Advanced Personal Narrative

• Fiction

• Micro Fiction

• Modern Humor

• Personal Narrative

• Poetry

• Playwriting

Participants will also enjoy scheduled readings, craft talks, and individual conferences with instructors.

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Writing/Publishing Retreat at The Millay Colony

The Millay Colony for the Arts
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Join us for a week of writing workshops, publishing seminars, and manuscript evaluations at our beautiful Berkshires campus. This magical week includes a private bedroom and studio, all meals, wine-tastings, manuscript reviews options, local field trips, and an intense week of work and community.

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2017 Missouri Writers Guild Conference

Missouri Writers Guild

As the Missouri Writers Guild Vice-President and Conference Chair, it’s my privilege to invite you to the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri, from May 5-7. We’ll have master classes, breakout sessions, first-page reads, pitches taken by agents and publishers, one-on-one coaching sessions, networking, and more!

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Writing Scenic

Bob Mayer & Deb Cavanaugh

Workshop: An interactive, intimate, intensive, two-day workshop designed at developing not only your next book, but your writing process. Limited to four participants. Resident & non-resident.

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Story Circle Network – Online Classes for Women

Story Circle Network

The Story Circle Network has been offering classes, workshops, conferences, writing and reading circles, and online programs—all designed for women—since 1997. Programs for Women Our central program focus…

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LifeLines – A Story Circle LifeWriting Retreat

Story Circle Network

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A Story Circle LifeWriting Retreat with author, writer, facilitator Jeanne Guy “Coming to Terms with Your Story: Clearing a Path to Your Writing Life” May 5-7, 2017 Fredericksburg…

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The Creativity Workshop in New York City, February

The Creativity Workshop

Using the Tools of Creative Writing, Memoir, Art, Photography, Storytelling and Mindfulness

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WRITING AND YOGA

WOMEN READING ALOUD

Breathe and relax. Nestled into the bottom of the Pyrenees, surrounded by simplicity and serenity, writers engage in morning writing workshops and yoga/meditation, horse-coaching, and wellness/spa activities. Excursions to Carcassonne, Miropoix, Wine-tasting, and the annual arts festival.

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Writing through Trauma to Truth – online writing course

Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing

Trauma fundamentally changes the way we remember and process information. In Writing through Trauma to Truth, students will work one-on-one with a compassionate instructor to reclaim their most difficult personal narratives.

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Writing the Wave – online writing course

Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing

Writing the Wave is an organic approach that works for any form of creative writing (fiction, nonfiction, poetry or screenplays) and any level. This course uses easy to follow, step-by-step writing exercises to break down the creative process into basic parts. Great for beginners!

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Seaside Writers Conference

Seth Tucker / Matt Bondurant

The SWC is in its fourth year, and has brought authors like Andre Dubus III, Rebecca Makkai, Elizabeth Stuckey-French, Jacquelyn Mitchard, Rachel Weaver, Brandon Courtney, and others, to the beach for lectures, workshops, and interaction with top-rated writers.

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Writing for Children – online writing course

Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing

The components for quality writing geared toward young people are voice, story, and structure. Explore and develop these components in Writing for Children and recapture the magic of being a child.

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The Writer’s Eye – online writing course

Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing

The Writer’s Eye offers beginning to intermediate writers the opportunity to gain greater depth, greater command of language, and greater understanding of how memorable writing achieves its impact, whether you’re writing poetry, fiction, or nonfiction.

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Writing to Reclaim Your Sacred Self – online writing course

Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing

Words are gifts, and language allows us to transmit our inner world outside ourselves, to reach through the gap of isolation to touch others. In Writing to Reclaim Your Sacred Self, you will write to connect. Great for writers of any genre and level of experience.

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Fiction Writing: Tools of the Trade – online writing course

Elizabeth Ayres Center for Creative Writing

Everyone has a fascinating story; all that’s needed to tell it is the right skill set. Fiction Writing: Tools of the Trade will equip you with those skills and empower you to make every word count, from your first sentence to your last. Great for fiction writers of any level.

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Odyssey Writing Workshop

Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust

Odyssey is one of the most highly respected workshops for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Fifty-nine percent of Odyssey’s graduates go on to professional publication. Director Jeanne Cavelos is a best-selling author, former senior editor at Bantam Doubleday Dell, and winner of the World Fantasy Award.

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VSW’s Mexico Writing Retreat – annual

Kathrin Lake

VSW’s Mexico Writing Retreat
January 23 – 29th, 2017
Fly into Manzanillo, Mexico
and get ground transport to our retreat town to the north (25 min.) and stay in our retreat house or accommodation to suit your budget.

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The 2017 Las Vegas Writer’s Conference

The Henderson Writers' Group

Your invitation to this year’s 2017 Las Vegas Writer’s Conference, hosted by Henderson Writers’ Group for fourteen incredible years. Scheduled for April 20-22, 2017 at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall. Join Keynote Donald Maas of the Maass Literary Agency and many other professionals and agents in the industry.

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Open call for writers in Jiwar, artist residency in Barcelona city

Jiwar Creation and Society

Jiwar is an organic project and space, hosting different disciplines during all year and doing possible impossible exchanges and connexions. Writers are welcome with a very special spaces to work. A monthly open studio disseminated the residents work from different disciplines and origines.

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Idaho Writers Conference

Idaho Writers Guild

Two-day writing conference in downtown Boise, Idaho, including award-winning authors, agents, editors, pitch sessions, manuscript evaluations, workshops, writing contests, and more.

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2017 Southeastern Writers Workshop

SWA-Southeastern Writers Association

4-day/5-night workshop featuring exceptional instruction in both fiction and non-fiction writing, manuscript evaluation with one-on-one feedback, and access to an agent and a publisher. Expert faculty offers something for writers of every genre! Multiple contests with cash prizes! See you there!

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805 Writers’ Conference

Pacific Institute for Professional Writing

Two-day intensive conference for writers – Saturday, The Business of Writing, Sunday, The Craft of Writing, plus half-day workshop

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Publishing at Sea Cruise

Judith Briles

It’s the Fourth Annual Publishing at Sea Cruise –
Get ready to change your publishing and authoring life.

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2016 AuthorU Extravaganza

Judith Briles

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Authors and Indie Publishers have questions. The annual AuthorU Extravaganza September 15-17, 2016 in Denver, CO has the answers … 25 expert speakers including Joel Friedlander, Judith Briles, Amy Collins, Robin Cutler, Joan Stewart, Daniel Hall, Susan RoAne, Robin Cutler, Brain Jud and Dom Testa will be there. Will you?

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Central Coast Writers Conference

Central Coast Writer’s Conference

Teri Bayus

Cited as one of the best writers conferences in the US, this destination conference offers the best in workshops, networking and inspiring authors.

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Albert Flynn DeSilver – Writing as a Path to Awakening

Albert Flynn DeSilver

Join us for this exciting program exploring your inner and outer creativity. The days will include periods of meditation, writing exercises, readings, creative visualization, Q&A, sharing and discussion.

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New York Writers Workshop – Fiction Pitch Conference

New York Writers Workshop

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New York Writers Workshop hosts three-day pitch conferences in New York City for writers of fiction. The conferences are offered twice a year, in the spring and fall, with sections for those writing for adults as well as for children and young adults.

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Albert Flynn DeSilver – Writing as a Path to Awakening

Albert Flynn DeSilver

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Join us for this exciting week exploring your inner and outer creativity. The days will include periods of sitting meditation, writing exercises, readings, standing meditation, creative visualization, Q&A, sharing and discussion.

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Women Writing Italy

Women Writing Italy

During our week together in Italy, we’ll have a morning writing session where we do some collective writing, set our individual intention and writing goal for the day, and check in together as a group.

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The Writer’s Hotel – NYC Writers Conference 2016

The Writer’s Hotel

TWH NYC is a hybrid writing conference “Mini MFA.” We work with you on your writing pre-conference. On site in NYC: Workshops/agents/lectures/literary events & you get to read your own writing at an NYC venue! Free to apply. Jun 1-7, 2016 www.writershotel.com

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Creative River Writing Journeys for Women

Page Lambert

Page Lambert’s 19th annual river adventure, THE RIVER ODYSSEY, A Heroine’s Journey into the World of Water. 5-day trip features special guest Ellen McLaughlin, renowned playwright, Broadway actress, and expert on Greek mythology. Answer the Call to Adventure and discover the classic elements influencing your work and your life.

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