Children’s

Novel Comprehensive Workshop

A full day workshop with Lorin Oberweger, designed to help writers create fiction that challenges, enthralls and makes readers care, producing a lifelong audience for your work. This workshop is for anyone working on all genres of novels, middle-grade, young adult or adult. Lorin Oberweger is an experienced book editor and ghostwriter with almost twenty-five …

Published: February 27, 2017

UW-Madison Writers’ Institute

In 2017, the award-winning Writers’ Institute will be celebrating its 28th year. This nationally lauded conference has the attendance of 375-400+ attendees from across the Midwest, from the East and West coasts, and international locales. The 3-day conference connects the best in the writing field with writers and instructors of all kinds. Agents and Editors …

Published: February 27, 2017

Write-by-the-Lake Writer’s Workshop & Retreat

This retreat offers 14 topic sessions that meet each day 9:30-12:30. Writers choose one topic to study for the week. Instruction is mixed with optional critique of the writers material each day. Afternoons and evenings offer free time for writing with some optional free presentations, an open mic reading, and other activities. Fee includes Monday’s …

Published: February 27, 2017

A Rally of Writers

Join our 2017 keynote speaker Lori Nelson Spielman, international bestselling author of The Life List and Sweet Forgiveness, and 10 Michigan authors and educators for 15 breakout sessions and workshops on all aspects of writing, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, the Nuts & Bolts of manuscript submissions, and more.

Published: February 27, 2017

Carteret Writers 26th Annual Contest

This contest also has a Flash Fiction category. Prizes are awarded in May at an awards banquet and winning entries are published in the Carteret Writers literary journal, SHOAL, in September. Full submission guidelines and details can be found on our website at www.carteretwriters.org.

Published: January 20, 2017

Chanticleer Authors’ Conference

Unlock the Secrets to Successful Publishing at the Chanticleer Authors Conference 2017 #CAC17 The Chanticleer Book Reviews Authors Conference and 2016 Awards Ceremony and Banquet, and 3-Day Book Room will take place at the Hotel Bellwether located in Bellingham, Wash. on Fri. March 29, Sat. April 1, and Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Squalicum Harbor …

Published: January 20, 2017

Swanwick Writers’ Summer School

Swanwick Summer School is a week-long programme for writers of all ages, abilities and genres. Featuring courses, workshops, guest speakers, panels and one-to-one sessions, it offers you the opportunity to learn new skills, explore your creativity, perform your poetry, sing, act, dance, laugh, or even write. Prices start from £465 and the cost includes full …

Published: January 20, 2017

The Books Alive! 5th Annual Washington Writers Conference

The biggest writers conference in the DC area! Every registrant will have the opportunity to “speed pitch” their fiction or nonfiction book to literary agents (up to 3 per registrant) —over 20 literary agents are expected to attend, travelling from New York City, Boston, and Los Angeles as well as the DC area for this …

Published: January 20, 2017

The Furious Gazelle’s 2017 February Writing Contest

Valentine’s Day alone is about love, hate, fine lines between emotions, heartbreak, loneliness, togetherness, etc. With all that riding on one day, we’ve decided to go ahead and celebrate the whole damn month. Join us as we consider the many wonderful things jammed into the year’s shortest month. Whatever you can connect to the great …

Published: January 5, 2017