Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
August 2016
River Writing Journey for Women
Aug 28 - Sep 1, 2016 in UT
Tuscany - A Writing Retreat for the Senses
Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2016 in Italy
September 2016
Shore Thing Writing Getaway
Sep 3 2016 in Atlantic City NJ

Shore Thing 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.
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Mini-Unicorn Writers’ Conference
Sep 10 2016 in Groton CT

Mini-Unicorn Writers’ Conference in writing
Network with 48 agents, 15 NYC book editors, and other guest speakers. Get MS feedback from industry shot-callers and hone your craft Mar 25, 2017 Purchase, NY
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The Florida Heritage Book Festival & Writers Conference
Sep 15 - 17, 2016 in St Augustine FL

The Florida Heritage Book Festival & Writers Conference in writing
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.
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New York Pitch Conference
Sep 22 - 25, 2016 in New York NY

New York Pitch Conference in writing
First novel published? No? Join the top .001 and become a true brass-ring author. Straight talk, commercial contracts, no BS or amateurs.
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A Weekend For Words
Sep 23 - 25, 2016 in Irvine CA

A Weekend For Words in writing
Believing that craft matters, SCWC has facilitated well over $4 million in first-time authors’ book and screen deals. Irvine, CA, Sept. 23-25, 2016
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Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference
Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016 in Edmonds WA

Write on the Sound Writers' Conference and Pre-Conference in writing
Located on Puget Sound, this affordable and intimate conference (limit 275) focuses on the craft of writing, plus information on marketing and specialty topics.
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2016 Colorado Gold Conference
Sep 9 - 11, 2016 in Denver CO
Connecticut Fiction Fest
Sep 9 - 11, 2016 in Norwalk CT
A Week Retreat for Women:
Sep 10 - 17, 2016 in ME
Beth Kephart Memoir Workshop
Sep 11 - 16, 2016 in PA
Kentucky Women Writers Conference
Sep 16 - 17, 2016 in KY
Writeaways
Sep 16 - 23, 2016 in TBD
Landscape of Soul & Story
Sep 20 - Oct 2, 2016 in Ireland
Casper College and ARTCORE Literary Conference
Sep 22 - 23, 2016 in Casper WY
Ridgefield Writers Conference
Sep 23 - 24, 2016 in Ridgefield CT
Chicago Writers Conference
Sep 23 - 25, 2016 in Chicago IL
Tallahassee Writers Conference
Sep 24 2016 in Tallahassee FL
Writeaways
Sep 25 - Oct 2, 2016 in Loire Valley
5-day Writing Retreat
Sep 26 - 30, 2016 in WA
TLC Writing Retreat
Sep 26 - 30, 2016 in WA
Ann Wylie Writing Workshop: Online-writing Master Class
Sep 28 - 29, 2016 in New York City NY
Northern Woodlands Conference
Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016 in Fairlee VT
Creatures, Crimes & Creativity Con
Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016 in Columbia MD
October 2016
Flathead River Writers Conference
Oct 1 - 2, 2016 in Kalispell MT

Flathead River Writers Conference in writing
ENERGIZING CONFERENCE NEAR GLACIER PARK Presenters: script reader, game designer & kid-lit novelist, fiction writer & contest judge, cozy-mystery author, horror film co-creators, comedy, YouTube skills,agents
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James Bonnet’s Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat
Oct 2 - 8, 2016 in France

James Bonnet’s Seven Day Storymaking Workshop Retreat in writing
7 Day Storymaking Retreats in France for Novelists and Screenwriters. Write your novel or screenplay in an idyllic setting, working one-on-one with James Bonnet.
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Writing As a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change
Oct 5 - 11, 2016 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.
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Kauai Writers Conference Workshops
Oct 31 - Nov 3, 2016 in HI

Kauai Writers Conference Workshops in writing
The conference of a lifetime...plus intimate Master Classes limited to 15. Extraordinary authors, extraordinary agents, manuscript critiques, in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
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Pen to Paper Literary Symposium
Oct 1 2016 in Dayton OH
5-Day Travel Writing Workshop
Oct 3 - 7, 2016 in France
South of France
Oct 4 - 10, 2016 in France
Ozark Creative Writers Conference
Oct 6 - 8, 2016 in AR
Quit Whining Start Writing 2016 Writers' Conference
Oct 7 - 8, 2016 in Grand Rapids MI
Imaginarium
Oct 7 - 9, 2016 in Louisville KY
Rochester Writers' Fall Conference
Oct 8 2016 in Rochester MI
Ireland Screenwriting Retreat
Oct 9 - 15, 2016 in Ireland
Women Writing Italy
Oct 9 - 15, 2016 in Italy
Writing in Tuscany
Oct 9 - 16, 2016 in Italy
WriteLines Writing Workshops and Retreats
Oct 10 2016 in Orlando FL
Emerald City Writers' Conference
Oct 14 - 18, 2016 in Bellevue WA
Women Writers of Ann Arbor/Ypsi
Oct 15 2016 in Ann Arbor/Ypsi, MI
Blue Ridge Christian Novelist Retreat
Oct 16 - 20, 2016 in NC
Author 101 University
Oct 20 - 22, 2016 in Los Angeles CA
15th Annual Florida Writers Conference
Oct 20 - 23, 2016 in Altamonte Springs FL
Fiction Writing Workshop in Provence
Oct 20 - 26, 2016 in France
Humber School for Writers Fall Workshop
Oct 23 - 28, 2016 in Canada
Magna cum Murder XXII
Oct 28 - 30, 2016 in Indianapolis IN
2016 Ossabaw Weekend Writer’s Retreat
Oct 28 - 30, 2016 in GA
November 2016
Monterey Writer Retreat
Nov 2 - 6, 2016 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 BS or amateurs.
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Eleventh Annual Sanibel Island Writers Conference
Nov 3 - 6, 2016 in FL

Eleventh 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 3-6, 2016
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Kauai Writers Conference
Nov 4 - 6, 2016 in HI

Kauai Writers Conference in writing
The conference of a lifetime...plus intimate Master Classes limited to 15. Extraordinary authors, extraordinary agents, manuscript critiques, in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
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Autumn Writing Getaway
Nov 5 2016 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.
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CLEARWATER WRITERS WOMEN'S WRITING RETREAT
Nov 3 - 8, 2016 in Kooskia ID
Atlanta Writers Conference
Nov 4 - 5, 2016 in Atlanta GA
Guided Novel Writing Retreat
Nov 6 - 9, 2016 in Lenox MA
Writer's Mastery Camp
Nov 7 - 11, 2016 in St George UT
Words & Music: A Literary Feast in New Orleans
Nov 9 - 13, 2016 in New Orleans LA
Writing By Writers Manuscript Boot Camp
Nov 11 - 14, 2016 in CA
Wake Up and Write Writer's Retreat Workshop
Nov 14 - 19, 2016 in Haverford PA
December 2016
A Retreat for Writers in Oaxaca, Mexico
Dec 6 - 14, 2016 in Oaxaca, Mexico
January 2017
Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Jan 13 - 16, 2017 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.
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Acting Exercises for the Creative Writer
Jan 3 - 10, 2017 in La Garita, Alajuela, Costa Rica
TMW January Jumpstart XVII
Jan 6 - 8, 2017 in TN
A Retreat for Writers in Oaxaca, Mexico
Jan 10 - 18, 2017 in Oaxaca, Mexico
Key West Literary Seminar
Jan 12 - 15, 2017 in Key West FL
Fundamentals of Comedy
Jan 12 - 19, 2017 in La Garita, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Jan 16 - 21, 2017 in FL
Success through Self-Publishing
Jan 21 - 28, 2017 in La Garita, Alajuela, Costa Rica
February 2017
San Miguel (de Allende) Writers' Conference
Feb 15 - 19, 2017 in Guanajuato, Mexico

San Miguel (de Allende) Writers' Conference 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."
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The Asheville Christian Writers Conference - Writers Bootcamp
Feb 17 - 19, 2017 in Asheville NC

The Asheville Christian Writers Conference - Writers Bootcamp 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 17-19, 2017 Asheville, NC.
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Telling Your Story Writing Retreat
Feb 17 - 20, 2017 in Hunt TX
WRITERS WINTER ESCAPE CRUISE 2017
Feb 26 - Mar 3, 2017 in Cozumel, Mexico
March 2017
Unicorn Writers' Conference
Mar 25 2017 in Purchase NY

Unicorn Writers' Conference in writing
Network with 48 agents, 15 NYC book editors, and other guest speakers. Get MS feedback from industry shot-callers and hone your craft Mar 25, 2017 Purchase, NY
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California Dreamin' Conference for Writers
Mar 24 - 26, 2017 in Brea CA
Writing By Writers Boulder Generative Workshop
Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017 in Boulder CO
Chanticleer Authors Conference 2017
Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017 in Bellingham WA
April 2017
Writing in the Pines
Apr 8 2017 in Galloway NJ

Writing in the Pines 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.
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2017 Las Vegas Writer's Conference
Apr 20 - 22, 2017 in Las Vegas NV

2017 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 20-22 2017
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2017 Arkansas Literary Festival
Apr 27 - 30, 2017 in Little Rock AR
May 2017
Northwest Christian Writers Renewal
May 5 - 6, 2017 in WA
8-day Writing Retreat
May 12 - 19, 2017 in Greece
Costa Rica Screenwriting Retreat
May 13 - 20, 2017 in Costa Rica?
Writing By Writers Methow Valley Workshop
May 17 - 21, 2017 in Winthrop WA
8-day Writing Retreat
May 21 - 28, 2017 in Greece
June 2017
Writing As a Pathway Through Grief, Loss, Uncertainty and Change
Jun 17 - 23, 2017 in Taos NM

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.
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California Crime Writers Conference 2017
Jun 10 - 11, 2017 in Culver City CA
September 2017
Big Sur on Cape Cod
Sep 22 - 24, 2017 in ME