Other Resources Introduction Writers workshops, conferences, and colonies range in size and scope, from campuses overflowing with writers, agents, publishers, and publicists to retreats with only a few writers in residence. When considering all of the options available to writers, start by identifying your goals.
For over 25 years, our residential summer writing workshop has ranked among the finest in the country.
Almost half of our attendees have been to Wildacres before. Published, unpublished and talented beginning writers are welcome at Wildacres Writing Workshop, but you must be a serious writer to attend.
These are residential "working" workshops where your manuscript is critiqued and given the attention it deserves. Class sizes are ten or less and leadership is at the Master Class level.
All faculty members must meet strict requirements in terms of their education and teaching experience.
Classes offered for include novel standalone and seriesshort story, flash fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. We do not have private rooms. Dates for the workshop: July 7th - July 14th.
A writer's retreat is also available for those attending the writing workshop. Dates for both sessions are July 1st - July 14th. Because our fee is inexpensive, newcomers are often concerned about the quality of the facility and the writing workshops.
The beautiful lodge-type buildings blend the comfort of modern living with the beauty of North Carolina's Blue Ridge mountains. Our workshop costs less because Wildacres Retreat Center is a non-profit and does not allow for-profit organizations to use their facility.
Accordingly, Wildacres Writing Workshop is operated on a not-for-profit basis. We invite you to consider our writers retreat and our summer writing workshop. The serenity of the location is unparalleled. Apply early so you won't miss out!
We will begin accepting applications on March 2nd, As a smart alumni, Debbie Daniel, once said, "When you apply for Wildacres, don't worry about the class. Don't miss the experience. I go to Wildacres and know I will see people dear to my heart. I know I will enjoy pre-dinner drinks on the porch before sitting down and passing food between the people I love — all to the tune of lively conversations.
I know I will dance like a fool with other brilliant fools, and snort at shared jokes during the Gong Show. I know I will laugh and cry and hug and be hugged, and bare my soul and behold the souls of others. I know I will belong.IntroductionThe Benefits of Attending a Writers Conference or ColonyWriting Workshops and Writing GroupsOnline Writing WorkshopsOther ResourcesIntroductionWriters workshops, conferences, and colonies range in size and scope, from campuses overflowing with writers, agents, publishers, and publicists to retreats with only a few .
The Squire Summer Writing Workshops (SW18) are three intensive workshops with accomplished instructors, plus group events such as readings and discussions, a chance to share your work with other dedicated writers, and a unique opportunity to bond with writers from across the state and beyond.
The 8-week poetry workshop will meet on Mondays, from p.m. to p.m.
The 8-week fiction workshop will meet on Mondays, from p.m. to p.m. Undergraduate summer courses. Several four- six- and eight-week creative writing courses are offered for undergraduates (CW, CW). Summer Programs. Summer Programs.
Applying for a Summer Program; Weekend and week-long workshops throughout June and July. Iowa Young Writers' Studio A creative writing summer program for high school students, taught by Writers' Workshop graduates.
Iowa Study Abroad. Students who do not meet the minimum program requirements should not register and should consider other summer opportunities.
HOW TO REGISTER. Registration for the Writing Summer Institute can be done conveniently online using the steps below. Access the Summer Institute Online Registration Form.
Read all terms and conditions, then scroll to the bottom and “Continue to Registration”. Writers Who Run (or Walk) Retreat in western North Carolina with a focus on novel writing.
5 days, 4 nights in woodsy setting with morning trail runs (or hikes), 2 morning workshops each day, Daily Mile Markers, 2 hours of writing time, and Roundtable critiques for First Page, First Chapter, and Synopsis.