Upcoming Writers Conferences & Writing Workshops Events
January 2017
Advanced Horror Fiction Writing
Jan 3 - 27, 2017 in Estes Park CO
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 - 20, 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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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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Free-Write Fling
Feb 1 - 28, 2017 in -
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
New York Pitch Conference
Mar 16 - 19, 2017 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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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 Fair
Mar 31 - Apr 2, 2017 in Bellingham WA

Chanticleer Authors Conference 2017 and 3-day Book Fair 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
Clearwater Writers Weekend Retreat
Mar 9 - 12, 2017 in Kooskia ID
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
Himalayan Writing Retreat
Mar 30 - Apr 2, 2017 in India
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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New Worlds, New Voices SFF Novel Workshop
Apr 12 - 16, 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 BS or amateurs.
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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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Kalani TV Writing Retreat
Apr 1 - 8, 2017 in Pahoa HI
Himalayan Writing Week Kumaon
Apr 9 - 16, 2017 in India
Fiction with Jonathan Levi
Apr 16 - 22, 2017 in Italy
Business Writers Conference
Apr 19 - 21, 2017 in Birmingham AL
Writeaway by the River Workshop
Apr 21 - 23, 2017 in NC
Workshop by the River Retreat
Apr 23 - 30, 2017 in NC
Himalayan Blogging & Podcasting Retreat
Apr 27 - 30, 2017 in India
2017 Arkansas Literary Festival
Apr 27 - 30, 2017 in Little Rock AR
May 2017
Northwest Christian Writers Renewal
May 5 - 6, 2017 in WA
ASJA Writers Conference
May 5 - 6, 2017 in New York NY
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
Write, Travel, Transform
May 6 - 23, 2017 in Greece
Fiction with Jonathan Levi
May 7 - 13, 2017 in Italy
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
North Words Writers Symposium
May 31 - Jun 3, 2017 in AK
June 2017
Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop
Jun 5 - Jul 14, 2017 in Manchester NH

Odyssey: The Summer Fantasy Writing Workshop in writing
Six-week summer workshop for serious writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Prestigious faculty of award-winning authors. 6/5/2017-7/14/2017 Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH.
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Colgate Writers’ Conference
Jun 11 - 17, 2017 in Hamilton NY

Colgate Writers’ Conference in writing
Daily workshops of ten or fewer participants, personal consultations, craft talks, panel discussions, readings, and informal conversations. Jun 11-17, 2017
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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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Stories of Your Days: Learn to Write Your Memoirs
Jun 2 - 4, 2017 in Ligonier PA
Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 3 - 13, 2017 in CT
California Crime Writers Conference 2017
Jun 10 - 11, 2017 in Culver City CA
Yale Writers' Conference
Jun 15 - 18, 2017 in CT
Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference
Jun 19 - 25, 2017 in MN
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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Catamaran Writing Conference
Aug 6 - 10, 2017 in Pebble Beach CA
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
Himalayan Writing Week Sangla
Aug 20 - 27, 2017 in India
Himalayan Writing Retreat Sojha
Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2017 in India
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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A Weekend For Words
Sep 22 - 24, 2017 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. San Diego, CA, Feb. 17-20, 2017
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Writer's Retreats in Rural France
Sep 4 - 9, 2017 in France
Creatures, Crimes & Creativity
Sep 8 - 10, 2017 in Columbia MD
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
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
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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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.
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James River Writers Annual Writers Conference
Oct 15 - 16, 2017 in Richmond VA
3-day Writing Retreat
Oct 24 - 26, 2017 in CA