Printed from Inkwell Newswatch (IN) Writing and Literary Ezine for Writers www.fwointl.com/in.html
Published by:
The Freelance Writing Organization - Int'l Writing Links and Resources www.fwointl.com
A free site that hosts thousands of writing resources and links in a massive online database. 40+ genres, funds for writers, job listings, education, news, submission calls, research library. Resources range from adventure to westerns, agents to publishers. Professional resources for editors, journalists and writers.

Global Offerings
Events - August 2007
By IN House Staff
August, 2007, 05:50

E
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.


Just Posted!

The Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference
Nov 9-12, 2007.
Colrain, Massachusetts, USA.
The Colrain Poetry Manuscript Conference, in conjunction with the Concord Poetry Center, provides 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.
$895 if registering before Oct 15, 2007. $995 if registering on or after Oct 15, 2007.
http: //www.concordpoetry.org/Colrain/November/

Creativity Workshop in New York
Nov 9-12, 2007.
Manhattan, New York, USA.
Meets daily for 3 1/2 hours and will explore ways to expand creativity through a series of exercises, including guided visualization technique, automatic drawing and writing, map making, memoir, and storytelling.
$750.
http://www.creativityworkshop.com/newyork.html

The Ins and Outs of Point Of View
Nov 9-11, 2007.
Santa Barbara, California, USA.
The teller of your tale has a direct effect on the reader. Are you getting efficient mileage from the POV you're using now, or do you need to reconsider?
$295.
http://www.sbwritersconference.com/weekend_overview.php

Hilton Head Island Writers Retreat
Nov 15-18, 2007.
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA.
Four days of will be spent working on your material with a focus on both story and style. Discussions are in the form of group work designed to improve both story and writing, with a positive focus on each personís writing, one at a time. The emphasis is on making your writing marketable.
$550.
http://http://bobmayer.org/speaking-workshops/retreat-critiques/

December Seasons Transitional Workshop
Dec 1-2, 2007.
Saint Simons Island, Georgia, USA.
As the year draws to a close, we are often immersed in seasonal activities, and tend to neglect our writing and the possibilities for creativity and growth this time of year aside from baking and shopping. Take the time to welcome this transition before festivities begin, and rejuvenate your inner being. This workshop will include a nature hike.
$275.
http://www.tidalwritersworkshop.com/workshops.php

Robert Vaughan's Write On The Beach
Jan 7-12, 2008.
Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA.
Here you will enjoy the ambience of other writers, interesting conversations around the meal table, and productive brainstorming sessions from Robert Vaughan's forty years of experience as an award-winning and best-selling author.
$1,000.
http://www.robertvaughan.com/index.htm


Previous Listings:

Unleash Your Voice: Writing for Social Justice
Sept 7-9, 2007.
Carson Conclaves, New Mexico, USA.
Unleash your passion for truth, peace, and justice through journalism, fiction, or creative-nonfiction. This workshop will focus on craft, on uniting art and politics with integrity and effectiveness, and on reaching an audience with your message. Workshps limited to 4 attendees.
$300/person.
http://narrativeartcenter.com/Carson%20Literary%2 0Events.html

NYC Pitch and Shop
Sept 13-16, 2007.
Ripley Greer studios (New York Spaces), New York, USA
A unique opportunity for writers with completed novel manuscripts, narrative nonfiction, or works-in-progress to workshop their novel with professional fiction editors, and to meet and pitch top acquisition editors from major publishing houses.
$495 until August 20. $595 after August 20.
http://nycpitchconfer ence.com/

Creative Writing & Movement
Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2007.
Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
3 days, 2 nights workshop exploring creative writing linked with movement, walking and meditation in the magnificent and peaceful surroundings of 500 acres of exotic shrubs and forest trails.
Ä375 euros.
http://www.thecreativewriterswork shop.com/Writers_RetreatsandWorkshops.html#7

Nightwriters in Tuscany
Oct 14-24, 2007.
Villa Spannocchia, Tuscany, Italy.
Writers can find solitude, companionship, and the beauty of a Florentine villa filled with flowers, books and the clear Tuscan light which is different from any other light in the world.
Single occupancy, villa room ($2,950), Double occupancy, villa room ($2,650).
http://www.nightwriters.com/nightwriters/re treats/italy/index.shtml

Writer in Residence at Ghost Ranch
Oct 16-31, 2007.
Abiquiu, New Mexico, USA.
A wonderful new option for writing at Ghost Ranch is being offered by Ina Hughes. Ina recently retired as a columnist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel, and is giving the full month of October to Ghost Ranch as one of the artists in residence in 2007.
$50/day.
http://www.nightwriters.com/nightwriters/re treats/italy/index.shtml

Leading Edge Weekend Writers' Retreat
Nov 9-11, 2007.
Town Hill Hotel B&B, Western Maryland, USA.
Fun, interactive weekend retreat designed to help you sell, regardless of genre or skill level, hosted and taught by Loree Lough.
$225.
http://www.l oreelough.com/lectures.html


Get Your Event Listed Here. Copy and paste the following into an email. Fill in the blanks and email it to us no later than the 15th of the month PRIOR to the event date with the subject Writing Event Listing to publisher@fwointl.com

Event Name:
Location:
Description:
Presenter:
Time:
Price:
Phone:
url:
email:

Good luck with your event. Please note, due to space and content limitations, not all events received will be published, but we will do the best that we can to get yours on this page.IN Icon




© Freelance Writing Organization - International 1999-2049
All Rights Reserved. Copying in any way strictly forbidden.
Our Disclaimer Is Based Upon McIntyre's First Law:
"Under the right circumstances, anything I tell you may be wrong."