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Events - June 2007
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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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Thailand with Pen/Hemingway winner Chris Abani & Rebecca Walker
July 20-30, 2007.
Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Abroad Writers' Conference prides itself on holding small group meetings where participants have personal contact with everyone. Stimulating talks, interviews, readings, Q&A's, writing workshops, film screenings, private consultations and social gatherings . . . true networking opportunities and full detailed feedback on your writing.
$2,250 - $2,750 (single) for 7 nights.

9-day Workshop in Barcelona
July 21-30, 2007.
Barcleona, Spain
Explore ways to expand our creativity through a series of exercises including guided visualization technique, automatic drawing and writing, map making, memoir, and storytelling.
$2,300 (Includes tuition and 9 nights accommodation sharing a room and sharing a bathroom, breakfast and air conditioning included.

2007 Willamette Writers Conference
August 3-5, 2007.
Portland, Oregon, USA - Airport Sheraton
Choose from over 80 workshops conducted by seasoned pros in the areas of fiction, non-fiction, screenwriting, manuscript editing, publishing, pitching, entering writing contests, research and business.
$430 includes 3-days admission for non-members.

Creative Writing with Sallyann Sheridan
August 4-11, 2007.
Tuscany, Italy
Using a series of discussions and activities you become more aware of the craft and creative process of writing and the skills necessary to write compelling fiction.
£794 if booked before August 4, 2007.

Anchorage Alaska Writers Workshop
August 10-12, 2007.
Anchorage, Alaska, USA.
Daily workshops with nationally known authors, agents, editors, publishers, and book marketing experts. Plus a talk by a book distributor about the economics and workings of printing and distributing books today.
$275 Includes all talks, sessions, workshops, and consultations with visiting faculty, lunch on Friday, and closing party.

Writing Novels that Sell: Bill Brooks, author of 21 novels
August 31 - September 5, 2007.
Quebec, Canada.
Insights and sound tips from a pro regarding how to write a novel that publishing houses will want to buy.
$595 includes workshop material/hand outs.

Previous Listings:

WriteStuff Writers' Conference
June 22-23
Portland, OR

National Speakers Association Convention
July 9-12

Midwest Writers' Workshop
July 26-27
Muncie, IN

WriteStuff Writers' Conference
July 27-28
Cleveland, OH

Toastmasters International Convention
August 15-18
Phoenix, AZ

Cape Cod Writers Conference
August 19-24
Cape Cod, MA

WriteStuff Writers' Conference
August 24-25
Lexington, KY

AARP National Event & Expo
September 6-8
Boston, MA

WriteStuff Writers' Conference
September 21-22
Milwaukee, WI

WriteStuff Writers' Conference
October 19-20
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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