Personal Journals

Power of Words: Transformation, Liberation & Celebration Through the Spoken, Written & Sung Word

Join us for our 12th annual Power of Words Conference to explore how we can use our words — written, spoken or sung — to make community, deepen healing, witness one another, wake ourselves up and foster empowerment and transformation. The conference features workshops, performances, talking circles, celebration and more, featuring writers, storytellers, performers, musicians, …

Published: April 17, 2015

Page Lambert’s 18th Annual River Writing Journey for Women

ON THE RIVER OF DISCOVER WITH WOMEN OF INFLUENCE A 6-day rafting and writing retreat for women entering the crossroads of their lives—professionally, artistically, personally—the perfect time and place to inspire creative change. Featuring Special Guest Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the Denver-based American Indian College Fund. Destination: The Majestic Canyons of Utah’s …

Published: April 8, 2015

HIGHFIELD PRESS’ “Picture Worth 1000 Words” Spring 2015 Essay Contest

HIGHFIELD PRESS’ “Picture Worth 1000 Words” Spring 2015 Essay Contest http://highfieldpress.wix.com/contests $20 ENTRY FEE. Highfield Press invites writers to submit an unpublished essay (500-1000 words) inspired by the theme “Spring Fever.” Submission may be a personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel piece, historical account, biography or short story. It must reflect the inspirational photo …

Published: March 23, 2015

“Unknown” International Call For Writers by ArtAscent

| Theme: This call theme is “Unknown” A concept that is beyond the range of one’s knowledge, experience or understanding. A thing that is strange, unfamiliar and obscure. A place that is not discovered, explored or identified. A person who is not famous, not seen, not heard. A feeling that is silent, not shared, not within. …

Published: March 22, 2015

Rollick Magazine – Modern Ingenue

We are seeking submissions from contemporary writers, thinkers, poets, artists and creators on the theme of “Modern Ingenue.” We are set to launch on 30 March 2015, and have opened up submissions in anticipation of this exciting launch date! You can send in essays, poems, short stories, memoirs, confessionals, experimental writing, post cards, reviews (of …

Published: March 20, 2015

Stonecoast Writers’ Conference

37th Annual Stonecoast Writers’ Conference Portland, Maine July 19-25, 2015 Don’t bring a book on your vacation. Take a vacation with your book! Writing workshops in the foodiest town in New England. Prize-winning faculty include: Peter Behrens, Elizabeth Peavey, Lewis Robinson and Betsy Sholl. Workshops span four genres and cater to a variety of experience …

Published: March 16, 2015

The Writers’ Summer School

A week-long program for writers of all ages, abilities and genres featuring courses, workshops, panels and one-to-one sessions. Cost includes full board and evening entertainment. 2015 inspirational guest speakers include Simon Brett and Alex Gray. See www.swanwickwritersschool.org.uk for more details

Published: March 13, 2015

North Carolina Writers’ Network 2015 Spring Conference

The North Carolina Writers’ Network Spring Conference will be held on April 18 at the Moore Humanities and Research Administration Building on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Greensboro. The conference offers intensive workshops in poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction, as well as publisher exhibits, on-site “lunch with an author,” readings and …

Published: March 12, 2015

Get Away to Write – Spain

Are you a writer who loves to travel? Join us this summer in beautiful northern Spain to immerse yourself in a supportive week-long writing experience that will energize and inspire you. Enjoy encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, panoramic cliff top views and excursions to Barcelona and the town of Vic, where the outdoor market dates …

Published: March 12, 2015

Santa Barbara Writers Conference

Since 1972, the Santa Barbara Writers Conference has been connecting writers with mentors, agents and editors. Every summer, writers in many genres from around the world gather to participate in a week focused on story, voice, craft, marketing and networking. This year’s evening speakers include Mona Simpson, Anthony Breznican, Danny Bland, Meg Gardiner and Tawni …

Published: March 11, 2015