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Moonlight & Magnolias

Georgia Romance Writers

The Moonlight & Magnolia Writing Conference, since its inception in 1982, has been dedicated to nurturing writers at all stages of their careers. Open to writers of all genres, it offers a supportive and enriching environment for both new and established writers.

Website: https://www.garomancewriters.org/moonlight-and-magnolias

Categories: Fiction

Start date:

October, 2024

Price:

$365.00

Based in Atlanta

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

The Writers Studio Tucson Workshop is open to both beginning and experienced writers eager to learn the elements of craft, including first- and third-person narrators, tone and mood. An important goal of the workshop is to help writers understand that a narrative voice is born out of conscious creation.

Website: https://courses.writerstudio.com/courses/tucson-workshop-...

Categories: Fiction and Poetry

Start date:

April, 2024

Price:

$345.00

Based in New York

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

A 10-week course led by Jack Smith, focusing on novel writing. Suitable for beginners and advanced writers, this interactive class provides feedback at all stages. It covers elements of fiction, character development, plot structure, and voice. Participants work towards completing half of a short novel, with weekly assignments of 3,000 words and a final focus on revision strategies​​​​​​.

Website: https://writers.com/course/write-your-novel

Categories: Book and Fiction

Start date:

April, 2024

Price:

$595.00

Online course

Level: Any

Class size: Unlimited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

The writer’s mantra – and the bane of most writers’ existence – is Show, Don’t Tell. In this workshop, writers will get down and dirty with ways to show and how to identify in their drafts where they are telling and how to enjoy transforming that telling into showing.

Website: https://writingworkshops.com/collections/the-best-online-...

Categories: Short Story, Book, and Fiction

Start date:

June, 2024

Price:

$325.00

Based in Austin

Level: Any

Class size: Unlimited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

This workshop, led by Diana Spechler, explores the art of personal essay writing. You'll receive weekly prompts, read great essays, and engage in discussions. The course, designed for writers of any level, focuses on navigating personal narratives' challenges and ends with at least one polished essay. It's asynchronous, allowing flexibility for participants from different time zones​​.

Website: https://writingworkshops.com/products/8-week-online-intro...

Categories: Essay

Start date:

March, 2024

Price:

$495.00

Based in Austin

Level: Any

Class size: Unlimited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Reedsy's course, led by Tom Bromley, is a 101-day program aimed at helping writers finish their first novel draft. It includes daily video masterclasses, a structured approach for drafting, and access to a forum and live webinars for interaction and feedback. The course covers various aspects of novel writing, including preparation, character development, plot skills, and writing techniques.

Website: https://reedsy.com/learning

Categories: Fiction, Book, Science Fiction, Publishing, Fantasy, and Adult

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$1,249.00

Online course

Level: Beginner

Class size: Unlimited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

For 45 minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing with some cool writing exercises. Best of all, you’ll sign off with some new ideas to ponder for the rest of your day and beyond.

Website: https://grubstreet.org/findaclass/class/may-grubby-desk-l...

Categories:

Start date:

May, 2024

Price:

Free

Based in Boston

What's more satisfying than leaving work behind on a Friday evening? Rounding out the week with a free writing session of course! Maximize that Friday feeling and kick off your writing weekend with us! In 60 jam-packed minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get your creative juices flowing!

Website: https://grubstreet.org/findaclass/class/may-seaport-free-...

Categories: Book, Fiction, Free, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Short Story

Start date:

May, 2024

Price:

Free

Based in Boston

Getting Your Poetry Published

The Writer's Center

This intensive one-day workshop will offer all poets—whether they have yet to submit their first poem to a literary journal or are ready to present a publisher with a book-length manuscript—hands-on advice on how to achieve their publishing goals.

Website: https://writer.org/event/getting-your-poetry-published/

Categories: Poetry and Publishing

Start date:

April, 2024

Price:

$50.00

Based in Washington

Level: Beginner

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Get your agent submission questions answered! This workshop will equip you with everything you need to jump into the publishing industry. Discuss the roles of agents and editors, what they’re looking for in work, and how you can make your work stand out through strong query letters, pitches, and bios.

Website: https://writingworkshops.com/collections/the-best-online-...

Categories: Book, Fiction, Poetry, and Publishing

Start date:

June, 2024

Price:

$75.00

Online course

Level: Beginner

Class size: 10

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Viable Paradise

Viable Paradise

This one-week residential workshop, running from October 8th to October 13th, 2023, focuses on writing and selling commercial science fiction and fantasy. It offers intensive interaction with best-selling authors and editors, emphasizing the creation of engaging fiction. The workshop combines manuscript critiques, new writing, lectures, and Q&As in an informal, supportive setting on Martha’s Vineyard, fostering a unique learning environment​​.

Website: https://viableparadise.com/

Categories: Science Fiction and Fantasy

Start date:

October, 2024

Price:

$2,450.00

Based in Boston

Level: Advanced

Class size: 24

Prerequisites: Application with cover letter and 8,000 word manuscript.

Beginning January 8th, 2024, this 4-week online workshop is led by Diana Spechler and focuses on personal essay writing that intertwines travel and food. The course emphasizes the cultural, historical, and personal significance of food in various places. It's asynchronous, allowing participation from different time zones, with weekly assignments and community interaction for feedback on work​​.

Website: https://writingworkshops.com/products/writing-about-our-t...

Categories: Food and Travel

Start date:

March, 2024

Price:

$259.00

Online course

Level: Beginner

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

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