Writers Retreats

Writers Retreats offer writers at all levels of accomplishment the opportunity to get away from it all to hone their craft & to socialize with other like-minded authors. List your retreat at Submit Your Announcement.

  • Date:November 1 -5, 2017
    Contact: Misty Williams
    E-mail: misty@fieryseaspublishing.com

    Event Location:
    Gulf Shores, AL

    This is a special five-day writing retreat on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 to November 5, 2017, at a house on the Coast of Alabama. Five days full of classes and advice designed to give you the best instruction concerning how to get your manuscript published. We’ll discuss how to write queries & pitches, what makes an agent/editor stop reading your manuscript, and more. Writers of all genres are welcome. WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS WRITING RETREAT? Housing for the five days. Some meals will be provided, drinks, and snacks. Query letter critique (Writers will have a chance to correct and get a second critique before leaving) 50 page critique of current manuscript A chance to connect with other writers in this relaxed setting while learning.

  • Deadline: October 4, 2017
    Contact: Bob Snead
    E-mail: info@antenna.works

    Spillways hosts national and international artists, writers, and cultural organizers whose efforts question, transform, or expand the visual and literary culture of the greater New Orleans area. At least four residents are chosen every other year to develop ambitious projects that aim for thoughtful public impact and engagement.

  • The Six Persimmons Retreat for Writers and Artists offers peace and quiet in a beautiful, shared space. Located in the mountains of northwest Pennsylvania, the retreat is surrounded by pristine lakes, forests, waterfalls -- and stars! Perfect for jump-starting your creative mojo. Prices range from $50-$70 a night ($70-$90 for couples). See website for more information.

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  • La Muse Inn is a year-round writers' & artists' retreat run by writers with the mission of providing writers, artists, artisans, and scholars with an inspiring escape from their busy schedules. It provides essential time and space in which to focus on the work they love in the Languedoc region of the South of France, in a tiny village perched in the craggy mountains 25 km north of the walled medieval town of Carcassonne. La Muse is a medieval stone manor house with 6 rooms and 2 cottages. Cost for a three-week retreat ranges from $1000 to $1,290; For a couple, $1,215 to $1,930. See Web site for more information.


    La Muse Inn
    Rue De la Place
    Labastide Esparbairenque, France
    +33 (0) 458-263-393