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Learn more about various writing conferences, workshops, festivals, residencies, and MFA programs in creative writing.

  • Posted November 11, 2014
  • Write or Rewrite Your Novel Step by Step

  • Registration deadline: Year-round
  • This novel writing program, created by NYC business professionals, is for serious writers who wish to become career commercial authors. You write or rewrite the entire novel manuscript as you progress methodically through the 16 parts of the program with the aim being to make your ms as commercially competitive as possible on all levels. Review the program syllabus and the home page FAQ for more details, including information about the potential of agency representation:
  • Posted November 03, 2014
  • Give the gift of writing: The Southeast Review's Writer's Regimen

  • Registration Deadline: December 1, 2014
  • The Writer's Regimen is a month-long project for poets, essayists, and fiction writers who want to introduce structure to their writing lives. Sign up by December 1st and receive thirty consecutive daily emails packed with writing prompts, riff words, craft talks, podcasts, and more. This round features talks by Josh Booton, Maria Mutch, Ciara Shuttleworth, Sandra Simonds, Catherine Staples, and Geoff Wyss. Each $15 subscription includes a copy of The Southeast Review. The Writer's Regimen makes a great gift and could help you produce a new body of work over the holidays. Learn more and sign up at

  • Posted October 30, 2014
  • The Creativity Workshop

  • Dates vary.
  • Locations vary.
  • Creativity Workshops in New York, Florence, Dubai, Crete, Barcelona, Prague, Singapore, and Dublin. "I wrote my first published memoir because of this class. The instructors are magicians! They gently pushed us into discovering our unique creativity."—Carroll Blue, author of the memoir The Dawn at my Back. We use many different techniques to help you find your way through the novel, memoir, or script you are writing or hope to write. You will do free writing, guided visualizations, collaborative writing, journaling, memoir and even some rudimentary drawing, collage and photography. Learn how to stay inspired and overcome writers block.

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