Events - August 2007
By IN House Staff
August, 2007, 05:50
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
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.
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.
Unleash Your Voice: Writing for Social Justice
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.
NYC Pitch and Shop
Sept 13-16, 2007.
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.
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.
Nightwriters in Tuscany
Oct 14-24, 2007.
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.
occupancy, villa room ($2,950), Double occupancy, villa room ($2,650).
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.