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    The Writer's Nook - Online writers workshop created for the enrichment of all writers whether aspiring or established, student or professional, and regardless of field or genre.

    Book In A Week Challenge - For one week, writers are asked to write as much as they can of a rough draft without polishing or even reading back over their work. The idea is to turn off your internal editor for one week and open up your creativity. (Sponsored by Painted Rock)

    Gotham Writers' Workshop - Offers online workshops in fiction, screenwriting, playwriting, non-fiction, poetry, comedy, and sitcom writing.

    Writer Workshops - Helping writers find effective writing information, workshops, and writing links on the Internet and to assist writers in finding a variety of writing workshops.

    Robins Nest - Free writers online courses and writing workshops offered in areas such as writing humor, using the five senses, grammar help, writing short stories, and using the imagination.

    Summer Literary Seminars in St. Petersburg, Russia - Summer Literary program (workshops, lectures, readings) held in one of the world's most fascinating cities. Some of the finest and most-accomplished contemporay American authors on the faculty and in residence.

    My Retreat - This web site offers cottages in South Fallsburg for writers' retreats. Don't miss the delightful poetry and international notes within.

    SFF Net. - The place for authors, editors, readers, and publishers to get together to discuss books, stories, the art and craft of popular fiction, and all aspects of the literary life.

    Southeastern Writers Association - Annual workshop that offers a week of intensive study under highly qualified instructors.

    Words By The Thousand - Creative writing workshops for children and adults from diverse populations in Western Massachusetts.

    The Shop - A support group for aspiring writers. Write stories and send them into the newsletter. Then, other members of the group offer feedback on the stories.

    Center for Creative Writing - The Center for Creative Writing offers writing workshops, writing retreats, fiction workshops, and poetry workshops.

    Manuscript Critique and Workshops - A site for beginning and intermediate/advanced fiction writers seeking writing workshops and manuscript critique services.

    Online Creative Writing Course - Eagle Production's online writing course. 15 entertaining lessons by Craig Lock, a prolific writer. Learn to write articles, poetry, short stories, novels, autobiographies and even books...and have fun at the same time.

    Midwest Writers Workshop - Our 27th summer workshop from July 27-29 for aspiring and accomplished writers features sessions on mystery, romance, children's, poetry, fiction, non-fiction. Richard Lederer, keynoter.

    Abby's Workshop: A Haven - Writing exercises from an ongoing workshop in fiction and non-fiction, plus links to suggested readings and some short excerpts from other works, including several by writers from the workshop.

    WritersOnlineWorkshops - From Writer's Digest, offering interactive, instructor-led online creative writing courses in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and memoir writing.

    Writers Studio - Provides fiction and poetry writing workshops and classes and other creative writing resources. Located in New York.

    Yoga & Writing Retreats - Join Charles MacInerney and Patricia Lewis in Yelapa (a native fishing village) on the Pacific coast of Mexico for 8 days of yoga, writing, mountains, ocean, jungle, and snorkeling.

    WordChasers World Writing Workshops - Brings writers together in workshops for fiction, nonfiction and poetry suitable for adults and teens. Newsletter.

    Boston West Writing and Photography - Listing of workshops and services in writing, photography, and publishing offered in the Boston area.

    Rabbit Hill Writers Online - Online writing workshops for beginning and intermediate writers of short fiction, creative nonfiction, the novel, screenwriting, and memoirs.

    Writes of the Imagination - An online studio offering classes on promotion and development of creativity and self-expression.

    Center for Autobiographic Studies - Non-profit organization for the creation and preservation of autobiographic works. Offers yearly retreat with founder, Tristine Rainer, Ph.D.

    CGU Writing Center - The Claremont Graduate University Writing Center offers resources for writers and writing instructors.

    The Institute of Children's Literature - Accredited writers course, a school to learn writing, faculty member bios, aptitude test.

    The Writing Academy - Christian writers school with correspondence courses aimed at improving written communications.

    Berry Writing Group - Provides training to improve business communication capability. Based in Long Lake, Minnesota.

    Writing on the Dark Side - Writing workshop which probes the darkness of pain and suffering as content for fiction and non-fiction writers.

    Bizango: The Writer's Workshop - The writers' workshop keeps your creative energy flowing. Offers short stories and a guide on writing fiction.

    Writer's Consortium - Offers writer's retreats, articles, seminars, evaluations and feedback for emerging writers.

    CritiqueShop - An innovative way to get writers placed in a small online critique group (8 members or less) or with a one-on-one critique partner.

    Coffeehouse for Writers - Stop dreaming of becoming a writer, and start writing with our online writing workshops. These intensive, four week courses have something to offer all writers, from novice to professional; poet to freelancer.

    StoryArts - Storyarts is an on line writing workshop with interactive writing exercises and access to a interactive listserv. Write and publish stories on the web, receive comments from other writers, participate in exercises.

    Novelist's Workshop - British page with links to other interesting sites, discussion groups, research material, and advice for troubleshooting with publishers and agents.

    A Writer's Silhouette - A forum for the display of original writing, including prose, poetry, song lyrics, and editorials. This site allows you to express yourself, while giving others the opportunity to agree or disagree (and most importantly, provide feedback).

    The Internet Writing Workshop - Join various mailing list workshops such as poetry, fiction, flash fiction, romance, novels, non-fiction and much more. Post and receive critiques of your work, as well as critique other works. Discuss the finer points of writing.

    Critters Writers' Workshop - An internet-based critique group for professional (or professionally aspiring) writers of science fiction, fantasy or horror.

    In Her Own Write - Pamela Garrett provides writing, editing, research, and training services including a continuing, original cybernovel, biography, professional experience, and writing clinic.

    Devour My Voice - A forum for sharing ideas, work-in-progress, finished work, criticism, and information about writing opportunities. It is a place to make work public, a door which opens up onto all the private rooms where writers work and connects them.

    BunnyApe Online Workshops - Online book proposal writing and article writing courses are taught through Writer's Digest Online Workshops by BunnyApe, an experienced nonfiction writer.

    Scribblings - Public arena for writers to post poetry or short stories for criticism. We especially welcome and value atheists, skeptics, agnostics, and liberals.

    Nine-Act Structure Screenplays - A story-structure class for writers by David Siegel. Learn to plot your screenplay.

    The American University of Paris Online Writing Lab - A useful resource for writers in general. Many tips for serious writers.

    WriteDirections - Teleclasses, publications, and coaching help writers jump-start and complete their books and articles. Free weekly newsletters, tips, and resources. Fiction, nonfiction, business writing, networking, writer's block.

    Quest Writing Lab - Provides individualized writing instruction and tutorial assistance in grammar, composition, and other aspects of writing. Especially useful in writing mechanics. - An online writing tutorial. This site will take users through the actual steps of writing a short essay.

    The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing - Comprehensive but concise, practical and example-filled, award-winning guide to writing college essays. Free.

    WritingDEN - Interactive site created to help students improve English reading, writing and listening skills.

    Associated Writing Programs - Nonprofit service organization for writers. Site includes articles, career resources, literary links, and a wealth of information for writers. Since 1967, AWP has supported writers and writing programs around the world.

    Writing Assessment Services - Online courses, email tutorials, and writing evaluations for homeschoolers, professionals, and anyone else who wants to improve his writing.

    Hank Searls Writers Workshops - Hank Searls, author of Jaws 2, screenwriter of Fugitive episodes, offers critiques of novels and screenplays. Send manuscript for critique pricing. Member WGA & Authors Guild.

    Writing Workshops on How to Be Published - Courses on achieving publication providing locations and schedules of upcoming programs for fiction writers

    Business Writing Center - Teaches on-line business writing courses and writing workshops across the United States and worldwide.

    The London School of Journalism - Provides journalism courses, freelance journalism classes and creative writing lessons by distance learning.

    Writes of the Imagination - An online writing school promoting self-expression and creativity.

    Cacoethes Scribendi - A workshop for those with an irresistible urge to write. Workshop, weekly exercises, interactive story, resources and advice.

    Imaginaries - Interactive Forum for Writers - Interactive online writer's competition and challenge - Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Imaginative Fiction.

    Xebra Online Writing Workshop - Post your stories, poetry, essays, or anything else you're working on. Give and receive what every writer needs: feedback. It's fun and it's free!

    Shaw Guide to Writers Conferences and Workshops - Detailed descriptions of hundreds of writing conferences, seminars and workshops worldwide. Searchable by state, country, specialty, keyword. Includes calendar of upcoming programs.

    Find Your Mission in Life Workshop & Conference - Define who you are and make concrete plans for your future. Logical lessons and right brain exercises. Includes writing in courses as therapy.

    Write Wing Radicals Critique Group - A critique group for writers interested in receiving detailed feedback.

    Creative Journeys - Writing Workshops for Women - Writers, retreats and resources women writers in a small group setting. Techniques and exercises designed to bring your stories to life.

    Freelance Editing and Proofreading Courses - Professional content, low-cost, enjoyable. Information on on-screen editing included. U.S. version now available. Beginners welcome.

    Better Writing Skills - Offers downloadable book, Better Writing Skills, to help improve writing skills. Free sample chapter.

    Writers Retreats: Colorado & Mexico - Writers retreat, literary agent consultation, editing & placement services.

    Provence Writers Workshop - Come to the Provence Writers Workshop in Southern France to hone your writing skills. Attend this summer from August 9th to August 23rd of 2000.

    Brand New Writers - Collection of poetry, stories, Haikus etc. Also a writing guide, big links section and competition. Feedback forum for your own work. Details on London workshops.

    Cynthia Gallaher's Creative Writing Workshops - Schedule a workshop at your Midwestern library, school or arts organization. Choose from poetry writing, journal writing, nature writing, children's workshops and more.

    The Business Writing Center - Online business writing courses and business writing workshops at company sites.

    ClearWriter - An online system providing tools, training, and support services that improve business and professional writing. Priced for institutional use.

    The Writing Space - The Writing Space was founded in Toronto in 1990 as a small press and writers' organization. Workshops are available from The School of the Writing Space. Publications include fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews and a twice-yearly literary journal

    Writing the Information Superhighway - Links and resources for attendees of writing seminar and visitors to this website.

    BusiWrite - A Course in Business Writing - Learn to write clear, concise English for business. Earn a certificate for completing this course in writing for business applications.

    Write By Color - An alternative method for writers to explore their feelings, develop new characters and expand their creativity through color-associated journaling, meditation, visualization, aromatherapy, gemstones and music.

    Kalamalka Institute for Working Writers - Based at Okanagan University College in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada, the KIWW offers courses in commercial creative writing, operates the Kalamalka Press and the Kalamalka Review e-journal, maintains a digital archive, and sponsors events such as contests, conferences and workshops.

    Tips on applying for an M.F.A.. in Creative Writing - Here's a guide to evaluating an M.F.A. program in Creative Writing, what to worry about when applying, and how programs usually judge applications.

    Dyer, Gurin and Honeywell, Inc. Business Writing and Presentations - We specialize in improving your writing and presentation skills, from executives to support staff. Training workshops help you work better, faster, and more effectively.

    Effective Business Writing On-Line: Seminar, Workshop, CD - Offers business writer training products on CD and on-line and sells participation in business writing seminars and workshops.

    LR Communication Systems, Inc. - Writing courses and seminars, technical writing programs, presentation skills training with online, on-site, self-study, and correspondence options. Focus on business communications.

    Pippa Kay - Freelance Writer & Creative Writing Teacher - Creative Writing for beginners and workshop classes at Macquarie Community College and Gladesville Library.

    Weekend and Breakaway courses plus writers' editing services - Writing courses and critique serice for all writers.

    Electronic Publishing - International workshops in electronic publishing.

    Last Words - A short story workshop where you can post your own material and read and comment on stories others have written. Features e-mail notification for comments each submission receives. The comments are posted.

    Spring Time Writers - Tips, Exercises and Workshops - Serene Rocky Mountains retreat with professional, personal writing instruction. Monthly free tips and exercises. Monthly newsletter delivers even more to your site. 4-day and week long workshops. Contest.

    WorldCrafters Guild School of Professional Fiction Writing - Website offers free fiction, book reviews, free professional writing school, a thriving romance area, chats with authors and editors, and support for launching an e-book career.

    Centauri Arts - Residential Creative Writing or Fine Arts Courses located in the Kawarthas, Canada. Each course includes structured daily workshops as well as one-on-one.

    Outrider Press, Inc. - Provides writing instruction and publishes annual anthology in affiliation with TallGrass Writers Guild, a non-profit writers organization/resource.

    Teen Writing Workshop - Online workshops targeted for teen writers. Replete with writers' resources and information to help teens discover related sites.

    Crafting the Perfect Book Proposal - A short course by former literary agent. Subject: crafting non-fiction book proposals. Los Angeles only, starts January 2001.

    Inspired2Write - Offers affordable online creative writing workshops for writers.

    Creativity Workshop - Learn about expression, creativity, writing, drawing, storytelling and personal memoirs.

    Write From the Heart Books and Seminars - Writers' resources, books, and coaching in all publishing and manuscript.

    Critique Corner - A forum created as an outlet for literary growth. Receive honest, constructive criticism about your poetry, short stories or novel excerpts.

    Information for Writers and Authors - Extracts and details of creative writing courses. Teresa Benison's courses for the University of Cambridge, plus online writer's workshop, general information and bookshop.

    The Albany Poetry Workshop - An interactive forum for poets and writers.

    Writing Commercial Fiction - Classes on useful tips and techniques for writing commercial fiction. Fees.

    Short Story Forum - A forum for authors who like dark art and literature.

    LEARNEX Essentials of Clear Writing - Writing workshops and courses designed for managers, supervisors, professionals and administrative staff.

    Certificate in Technical and Professional Communication - Online certificate program in technical and professional writing. Courses are taught online by professionals in technical editing and writing.

    Creative Writing Courses in France - 7-day Creative Writing Courses at the Hotel Victor Hugo in the beautiful French Market town of St Cere. Bring along your partner for a small supplement. - serves to connect writers with publishers and publishers with writers on a world-wide basis.

    Coffeehouse for Writers Online Workshops - Online workshops for writers featuring one-on-one instructor feedback. Free sample workshop. Variety of topics. Fees.

    Course to Excel in Writing - Free online writing course for technical and fiction writers.

    Courses in Creative and Professional Writing - Catalog of all the writing courses offered on the campus of the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.

    Creative, Biographical, Magazine - EarthNet Institute Online Instruction Center offers four low cost online writing courses among a host of business-related short-courses.

    Get It Write - Learn to maximize your writing time and talent online from acclaimed writing teacher Joe Hanley, Northwestern University.

    Eagle Productions Creative Writing Course - Entertaining lessons by fiction/nonfiction author Craig Lock. Learn to write articles, poetry, short stories, novels, autobiographies and even books.

    Institute for Excellence in Writing - Improving writing for teachers of all grades, homeschoolers and home schooling parents, tutors, classroom aides and resource specialists. Interactive focus on written communications.

    Effective Business Writing On-Line - On-line business writing course that provides instructions, information, and personal responses about your writing examples.

    Fiction Writing Classes with Patrick Ryan - Learn to write better fiction in workshops and private consultations in San Francisco.

    The Five Paragraph Essay - A tutorial in learning how to write a five paragraph essay, including how to edit and revise it. Extensive and helpful.

    First Steps Writing Course - Free introductory writing course (based on the original one) by author Craig Lock - with comments and feedback. Learn to write creatively and have fun at the same time.

    Glencoe Online Writers Choice - Web site hosted by national educational publisher providing writing assessment and evaluation models, lesson plans, annotated writing models, interactive quizzes, study guides, and practice in proofreading, spelling, grammar, vocabulary.

    Instructional Solutions - On-line business writer training for individuals and corporate groups. Instructor-facilitated, interactive, tracks outcomes.

    Jody Bruner Business Communication - Business writing training programs for groups or individuals focusing on email, letters, reports, proposals and documentation.

    London School of Journalism Distance learning courses - The LSJ offers fiction writing courses, news journalism courses and freelance journalism courses by distance learning. Also offered are courses for short story writing, thriller writing, cartooning and English for business. Established in 1920, LSJ has an international reputation for excellence.

    The Magic of Creative Writing - CD-ROM and web based creative writing training courses, produced at the Epidemic of Art, by Lars Hesslind.

    Master of Arts in Creative Nonfiction - A two-year limited residency graduate program at Goucher College. Program overview, course and academic requirements.

    MFA in Creative Writing, Moorhead State University - Offers a degree in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, or dramatic writing. Faculty of publishing writers. Teaching assistantships available.

    New York State Writers Institute - Programs include: Visiting Writers and Classic Film Series, Workshops, Writers Online Magazine, Summer Writers Institute, Summer Young Writers Institute, and more.

    North American School Of Outdoor Writing - The North American School Of Outdoor Writing training on writing on outdoor topics, with a focus on outdoor sports magazines.

    Online Certificate in Technical Writing - Earn an Online Certificate in Technical Writing.

    On-line Writing Courses - - On-line writing courses by Craig Lock: craft of writing, how to get published. Learn to write articles, poetry, short stories, novels, autobiographies and books - An on-line writing tutorial. This site takes users through the actual steps of writing a paragraph. Supplementary information also included.

    Performance Learning Strategies - Customized workshops to help adults read, write and think more efficiently and effectively.

    Optimal Marketing Communications - Tips on how to write more concisely and crisply. Learn to eliminate errors and communicate more effectively with your intended audience.

    Ringer's Secret School of Writing - An on-line place for writers of all levels of experience, featuring instruction, exercises, and information. If you'd enjoy a structured approach to writing improvement, this school has valuable lessons.

    Scribe & Quill Online Courses for Writers - On-line writing courses on a variety of topics, including short stories, poetry, freelancing, marketing and public relations, technical writing, and screenwriting.

    Monte Sol Workshop - Summer writing workshop for high school students in Santa Fe, NM.

    the LifeStory Institute - Workshops on writing memoirs, autobiographies or family histories.

    Seminars on business writing, technical writing, presentation skills - Murawski Group - Boost your staff's productivity with tailored, on-site training in business writing by The Murawski Group. Two decades of success. Clients include Ford, Sprint, NASA, the White House.

    Spring Time Writers - Small classes (limit 6) for personal writing instruction. Lodging in a Rocky Mountain mountainside retreat. Also, editing and writing services.

    Turning Memories Into Memoirs - Professional author of book by the same name, offers training for ordinary people and aspiring writers on how to turn personal stories into written biographies. - Free writing classes by Melanie Anne Phillips, co-creator of the Dramatica theory and software.

    Ty Newydd Creative Writing Centre - Ty Newydd is the national writers' centre of Wales and its tutors are all professional writers. Offers courses, retreats, and writers' resources.

    Word Museum - On-Line classes and discussion groups for readers and writers, covering many genres: Sci-fi, romance, horror, children, young adult, mystery, mainstream, western, ethnic. Focus is on written communications.

    Word-Wrights Incorporated - Provides custom-designed technical and business writing seminars world-wide. Seminar topics include internal audit reports, technical reports, proposals, procedures, letters, and executive writing.

    The Write Idea - Seminars offers a variety of courses which address all your business communication needs. Courses include: Writing for Results and Get a Grip on Grammar. Located in Denver.

    A Writing Techniques Workshop - Writer's website with resources. Advertises workshops in Nashville.

    Write with Joy - Creative Writing Workshops for Students and Teachers - Write with Joy - Award-winning author Dr. Cynde Gregory presents in-school creative writing workshops for students and teachers throughout the United States.

    Writers Bureau - First-class home-study creative writing course from professional writers. Earn while you learn. Full refund guarantee if not successful.

    Writers' Block - Syllabi and links for on-line and traditional writing courses offered through The Writing Salon, Gotham Writers' Workshop, and CCSF and AAC writing classes.

    Writers' Village University - International on-line writers group with an emphasis on education. Over 130 fiction, non-fiction and poetry writing courses and workshops are available to members. Other features include e-zine, weekly chats, discussion forums and live site guides. New members are welcome.

    WriteSun Breaks - Writing holidays for all levels from beginners to professional. Terrace workshops. All genres. One to one tuition with guest tutors. Each participant has a single room with no supplements. - Learn to write high quality reports, documents, letters, or creative compositions in English. Fees.

    Fiction Writing for the New Millennium - Free online creative writing courses and e-zine, offered six times a year. Workshop-style classes on the elements of fiction.

    The Writing School at Quality of Course Inc. - Writing courses by correspondence. Teaches short story, article, memoir, and business communications. Learn to write with interactive help from professionals.

    The Writing School - The Myth Breakers school teaches writing by home-based curriculum. Geared for those who wish to write copy for selling or promoting goods or services.

    Writing, Speaking and Reading in the Corporate World - How to improve your business writing & reading Skills. Uses workbook and on-line courses.

    The Writing Solution, Inc. - Instructional design and training development services for businesses and corporations. Writer's coach service to assist technical or web writers in developing clear communications.

    Writing Unlimited - An on-line course to teach basic through advanced English writing skills to all ages, focusing on learning to write essays. Grammar and vocabulary are taught in each unit covering a variety of writing types.

    Author's Venue - Author's Venue presents an annual Journey Conference, Advanced Writers Seminars & Retreats, online Manuscript Connection with editors and agents, The Network, and Write To Read youth literacy programs.

    Children's Authors Bootcamp - Traveling two-day workshops for children's book writers presented by children's writing experts Laura Backes and Linda Arms White.

    Inside Sessions: Online Writing Course - Online course for both songwriting and creative writing students who desire to learn about the music or literary publishing business. Includes review by industry "insiders".

    Storylines - The Heart of History - The site offers information about a course that guides people in writing their life-stories. Courses can be done by attendance in Sydney or by email correspondence.

    Waneva Writing - Catherine Joyce - Creative writing courses, online mentoring, and writing therapy that taps into the inner stories of the heart.

    Learn Screen Writing Skills and other Film and TV Trade Tools - Teaches screenwriting and how to sell your script .

    Performance Poetry and Writing Workshops - Michigan's poet-bard Terry Wooten offers programs for K-12 schools, colleges, libraries, conferences or festivals. Published and award-winning poet with seventeen years experience. Host of Stone Circle Poetry Gatherings.

    Pakistan Christian Voice: Writers' Training Workshop - Workshop report on Writers' Training Workshop held in Fatima Church, Islamabad, Pakistan by Pakistan Christian Voice. Includes writer resources.

    Content Counts: Make a Living Writing for the Web - Teaching online writing style, online markets, and getting work. Fees.

    Unleashing the Creative You: A Novel Writing Workshop - Novel writing correspondence course offered for the new novelist. A team of editors and publishers help you to hone your writing skills and refine your novel as you create a salable manuscript.

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