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Events - March 2007
Worldwide writer-related events
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ach issue, IN will be updating listings to include the writing events that mean the most in both national and international writers' communities. The following listings are posted in chronological order by date.

Post your events, free!, and let others know about happenings that you feel are worthwhile for writers to attend. To list your event, please use the form found at the bottom of this page.


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Narrative Art Center: Giving Voice To Sexual Truth
June 1-3, 2007.
Carson, New Mexico, USA.
Bring your concept or work in progress to this small group weekend instive. Only four participants per group.Use the safe world of words, art and imagination to speak the unspeakable; to claim it, to share it, to treasure it; or just for plain fun. For women only.
$350 includes meals.
http://narrativeartcenter.com/Carson%20Li terary%20Events.html

La Serrania Retreats: Finding Sanctuary Through Writing and Art
June 2-9, 2007.
La Serrania, Mallorca, Spain
Sessions include readings, writing exercises, writing time, group discussions & feedback.
€700-€1,300 includes shared lodging & meals; singles available. Facilities include swimming pool, terrace, dining room, & living/room library.
http://www.laserrania. com

Write-to-Publish Conference
June 6-9, 2007.
Wheaton, Illinois, USA
For more than 30 years, Write-to-Publish has been training writers and connecting them with editors who want to publish their work.
$425 includes banquet & 1 ms. evaluation. Campus dorm & meals $300 single, $220 double.
http://www.writeto publish.com

The Creative Writer's Workshop: Creative Memoir Workshop
June 8-10, 2007.
The Burren, County Clare, Ireland
Workshops that focus upon creative writing using right brain/left brain thinking skills & the elements of story creation. Includes exploring writing & movement, myth, legend, ancient & sacred sites.
Non-residential €320/4 days, residential from €695/4 nights.
http:/ /www.thecreativewritersworkshop.com

RopeWalk Writers Retreat: 2007 Summer Writers Retreat
June 10-16, 2007.
New Harmony, Indiana
Workshops, craft lectures, public readings, individual conference with workshop leader, reading & writing time.
$595, includes 1 workshop (2nd workshop is $225 additional). Indiana residents receive 10% discount on 1st workshop. Lodging available.
http://ropewalk.org

Abroad Writers' Conference
June 15-23, 2007.
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Six 3-hour workshops plus two 1-1/2 hour craft workshops. Three 20-minute private consultations with instructors & agent.
$2,250-$2,500($2,750-$3,950) shared (single) 4-star hotel lodging, most meals, airport shuttle to hotel.
http://www.abroad-crw f.com


Previous Listings:

The Writing Salon - Cooking Up A Storm On Rue Tatin
April 1-6, 2007.
Rue Tatin, Louviers, France
This salon offers a unique opportunity to explore the fascinating relationship between cooking, writing, and creativity. When you leave On Rue Tatin you'll take with you a passion to cook for yourself, a newly energized confidence in your writing, and a stronger creative identity.
Fee €2300 - Does not include lodging.
http://www.thewr itingsalon.net/

Jan Henley Creative Writing Workshops - Writing Fiction: Characters, Place and Theme
April 7-14, 2007.
Amandola, Italy
Jan will lead the workshops, with the group restricted to 12 to enable individual attention. Spend Easter in Italy with the opportunity to develop your writing skills in an inspirational setting.
Fee £490 inclusive of writing course, and half-board in single rooms E/S.
http://www.janhenley .co.uk/

Grand Hotel des Bains Creative Writing Workshop
April 22-28, 2007.
Brittany, France
This five day writing workshop is aimed at those who love literature and perhaps used to write, or would like to write and need confidence building within a relaxed but structured environment.
Rates from €1,027/6 nights includes shared lodging, most meals.
http://www.grand-hotel-des-bains.com/en/news_w riting.php

Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference
May 4-7, 2007.
Near the Connecticut River & Vermont border, 3 hrs from NYC, USA.
The Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference, in conjunction with the Concord Poetry Center, is able to provide the faculty, connections, and method necessary to produce the first poetry conference realistically designed to set poets with a manuscript-in-process on a path towards publication. Poets will also get a look into the poetry publication world and make important contacts as a result.
$695-$995 includes lodging, meals, all activities.
http://http://www.concordpoetry.org/Colrain/May/

INKwell Writers' Workshops: The Business Of Writing - What Publishers Want (Getting Published)
May 5, 2007.
Dublin, Ireland
Each full day workshop packs in as much as possible to enable you to put pen to paper, taking that crucial step closer to publication. This workshop includes:

  • Using an Agent or not
  • Demystifying the Contract
  • Rights and Copyright
  • Market Analysis
  • Importance of Genre
  • Professional Submission
  • Finding the Right Publisher
Cost: €175.00.
http://http ://www.inkwellwriters.ie/

Nightwriters In California And Tuscany
May 6-11,2007.
Healdsburg (near San Francisco) California, USA
Morning &/or afternoon seminars with time for writing, creative exercises & recreation.
$l,235-$2,950 includes lodging, meals, excursions.
http://http.www.nightwrit ers.com/nightwriters/retreats/california/index.shtml

The World Travels Creative Writing Breaks: Prague & Krakow: A Creative Writing Journey
May 8-16, 2007.
Prague, Czech Republic & Krakow, Poland
A unique creative writing journey led by writer and tutor Anya Achtenberg. Includes walks in Prague based on the life and work of Franz Kafka, Bohumil Hrabal, Ivan Klíma, and others; creative writing workshops and one-to-one meetings; tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau museum and the Oskar Schindler factory.
$1,520 includes lodging & some meals, planned excursions. rail journey from Krakow to Prague.
http://http://www.thewordtravels.com/creativ e-writing.html

ClarityWorks Writing Retreats And Writers Workshops: Lake Logan Retreat
June 28 to July 1, 2007.
Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina, USA.
This retreat provides the opportunity to experience fearless writing. Limited to 11 women.
$647 provides a private room for 3 nights, all meals, the program and an individual conference.
http://http://www.clarityworksonline. com/retreats/lake-logan-june

Atlantic Center For The Arts Master Artist-In-Residence Program
May 14 to June 3, 2007.
New Smyrna, Florida, USA.
Since 1982, Atlantic Center's residency program has provided artists from all artistic disciplines with spaces to live, work, and collaborate during three-week residencies.
$850.00 residency fee for accepted artists, includes meals & lodging.
http://http://www.atlanticcenterforthearts.org/


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