Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
December 2016
New York Pitch Conference
Dec 8 - 11, 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 Retreat for Writers in Oaxaca, Mexico
Dec 6 - 14, 2016 in Oaxaca, Mexico
How to Get an Agent and Sell Your Book
Dec 13 2016 in New York NY
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
Advanced Horror Fiction Writing
Jan 3 - 27, 2017 in Estes Park CO
TMW January Jumpstart XVII
Jan 6 - 8, 2017 in TN
Polish & Pacing Workshop
Jan 7 - 8, 2017 in NY
The Esoteric Renaissance Tour
Jan 7 - 14, 2017 in Italy
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
Content Creation Camp
Jan 25 - 29, 2017 in FL
February 2017
Writers Studio
Feb 9 - 12, 2017 in CA

Writers Studio in writing
An intensive 4 days of instruction and writing. Participants choose from 10 workshops in which they work closely with a professional writer, limited to 15 students.
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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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San Francisco Writers Conference
Feb 16 - 19, 2017 in San Francisco CA

San Francisco Writers Conference in writing
San Francisco Writers Conference (Feb 16-19). Attendees network with 120+ presenters including Heather Graham, John Perkins, Jon Agee, William Bernhardt and a wide variety of publishing professionals from NYC to the West Coast!
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Southern California Writers' Conference
Feb 17 2017 in San Diego CA

Southern California Writers' Conference in writing
Believing that craft matters, SCWC has facilitated well over $4 million in first-time authors’ book and screen deals. San Diego, CA, Feb. 17-20, 2017
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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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St. Augustine Author-Mentor Novel Writing Workshop
Feb 24 - 28, 2017 in St. Augustine FL

St. Augustine Author-Mentor Novel Writing Workshop 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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Moravian College Writers' Conference
Feb 3 - 4, 2017 in Bethlehem PA
Winter Writing Retreat with Mitzi Szereto
Feb 4 2017 in Lummi Island WA
22nd Annual South Coast Writers Conference
Feb 17 - 18, 2017 in Gold Beach OR
Telling Your Story Writing Retreat
Feb 17 - 20, 2017 in Hunt TX
TLC Writing Retreats /
Feb 19 - 25, 2017 in Mexico
Master the Art of the Storyteller
Feb 23 - 24, 2017 in El Segundo CA
WRITERS WINTER ESCAPE CRUISE 2017
Feb 26 - Mar 3, 2017 in Cozumel, Mexico
March 2017
Algonkian Writer Retreat
Mar 21 - 26, 2017 in Sterling VA

Algonkian 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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Chanticleer Authors Conference 2017 and 3-day Book Fare
Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017 in Bellingham WA

Chanticleer Authors Conference 2017 and 3-day Book Fare in writing
Chanticleer Authors Conference-The Business and Marketing of Writing. Mar 31, Apr 1 & 2, 2017, Bellingham, Wash. N of Seattle and South of Vancouver, B.C.
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Self-Publishing Expo
Mar 4 2017 in Tucson AZ
Pele's Fire: Write to the Core
Mar 21 - 27, 2017 in HI
Catch Your Readers
Mar 22 - 23, 2017 in Las Vegas NV
Write Stuff Writers Conference
Mar 23 - 25, 2017 in Allentown PA
California Dreamin' Conference for Writers
Mar 24 - 26, 2017 in Brea CA
Unicorn Writers' Conference
Mar 25 2017 in Purchase NY
Writing By Writers Boulder Generative Workshop
Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017 in Boulder CO
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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Fiction with Jonathan Levi
Apr 16 - 22, 2017 in Italy
2017 Arkansas Literary Festival
Apr 27 - 30, 2017 in Little Rock AR
May 2017
Write, Travel, Transform
May 6 - 23, 2017 in Greece

Write, Travel, Transform in writing
Join bestselling author Laura Davis for a transformative journey to the Greek Islands. These 18 days of writing, yoga, and adventure will change your life.
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Northwest Christian Writers Renewal
May 5 - 6, 2017 in WA
2017 Writers Retreat with Lynne Golodner
May 5 - 7, 2017 in Mackinaw City MI
Writers Retreat Workshop
May 6 - 13, 2017 in San Antonio TX
Fiction with Jonathan Levi
May 7 - 13, 2017 in Italy
Costa Rica Screenwriting Retreat
May 13 - 20, 2017 in Nosara, Costa Rica
2017 Seaside Writers Conference
May 14 - 21, 2017 in FL
Writing By Writers Methow Valley Workshop
May 17 - 21, 2017 in Winthrop WA
8-day Writing Retreat
May 21 - 28, 2017 in Greece
Elizabeth George: Process and the Novel
May 22 - 31, 2017 in Italy
8-day Writing Retreat
May 30 - Jun 6, 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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Jackson Hole Writers Conference
Jun 22 - 24, 2017 in Jackson WY

Jackson Hole Writers Conference in writing
Don't miss the 26th conference! Delve into the art and craft of writing. Critiques, workshops in stunning Jackson Hole, Wyoming, June 22-24, 2017.
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Shore Thing Writing Getaway
Jun 24 2017 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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Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 3 - 13, 2017 in CT
Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop
Jun 5 - Jul 14, 2017 in Manchester NH
California Crime Writers Conference 2017
Jun 10 - 11, 2017 in Culver City CA
Colgate Writers’ Conference
Jun 11 - 17, 2017 in Hamilton NY
Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 15 - 18, 2017 in CT
SoCal Christian Writers’ Conference
Jun 22 - 24, 2017 in La Mirada CA
July 2017
Get Away to Write - Spain
Jul 11 - 18, 2017 in Tavertet, Barcelona, Spain

Get Away to Write - Spain 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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Novel Workshop
Jul 19 - 25, 2017 in OH
August 2017
Live Free and Write
Aug 13 - 18, 2017 in Sunapee NH

Live Free and Write 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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Writer's Retreats in Rural France
Aug 14 - 19, 2017 in France
Cut Through the Clutter
Aug 17 - 18, 2017 in Washington DC
Writer's Digest Annual Conference
Aug 18 - 20, 2017 in NYC NY
September 2017
Shore Thing Writing Getaway
Sep 9 2017 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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Writer's Retreats in Rural France
Sep 4 - 9, 2017 in France
Haiku North America Conference
Sep 13 - 17, 2017 in Santa Fe NM
Big Sur on Cape Cod
Sep 22 - 24, 2017 in ME
2nd Annual Broadleaf Writers Conference
Sep 23 - 24, 2017 in GA
Writer's Retreats in Rural France
Sep 25 - 30, 2017 in France
October 2017
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.
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3-day Writing Retreat
Oct 24 - 26, 2017 in CA