• The Home Page

• Algonkian FAQ Page

• About Algonkian WC

• Writer Events and Retreats

• Author Talk and Contracts

• Pre-event Assignments

• Event Comparisons

• The Event Faculty

• Novel Writing Courses

• Contact Algonkian WC


SHARE WITH OTHERS

           




• Crucial "Edge" Advice

• Women on Writing

• Book Review Feed

• New Literary Agents

• Interviews With Agents

• Advanced Craft Notes







Contracts and Comments   Conferences    FAQ   Novel Writing Courses   Faculty


Algonkian Writers Conference Events and Retreats






Algonkian Events Open Now and TBA ASAP:


Before choosing an Algonkian event we recommend an event comparison.
Before choosing we also recommend sampling the pre-event assignments and readings.

- September 19 - 23, 2018: Algonkian Writer Retreat and Workshop, VA, $1095 - (Map/Directions)
- September 27 - 30, 2018: New York Pitch Conference, NY, $795 - (Map/Directions)

- November 7 - 11, 2018: Monterey Writer Retreat, CA, $1095 - (Map/Directions)
- November 14 - 18, 2018: NWNV Sci-fi and Fantasy , CA, $795 - (Map/Directions)

- December TBA, 2018: Algonkian Writer Retreat and Workshop, VA, $1095 - (Map/Directions)
- December TBA, 2018: New York Pitch Conference, NY, $795 - (Map/Directions)

- February 28 - Mar. 3, 2019: St. Augustine Author-Mentor, FL, $2860 - (Map/Directions)

- Rolling Admissions: Algonkian Novel Writing Program, $799 - Truly the Best on Earth.






February 28 - March 3, 2019.

The St. Augustine Author-Mentor Novel Workshop provides an ideal mix of experienced professionals dedicated to working one-on-one with aspiring authors to not only teach them the knowledge and skills they must have to be successful, but also provide them with valuable commentary on their completed novel or work-in-progress. All writers will work with a Pulitzer winner, a Hollywood Producer, a senior publishing house editor, as well as two literary agents and a seasoned writing workshop leader.

Founded in 1565, St. Augustine is the oldest city in America. But what is the oldest city in America like? Imagine the French Quarter in New Orleans meets Santa Cruz, California, and as a bonus, a miles-long strip of white Cocoa Beach thrown in for good measure. The best of classic Florida and old-world Spain fuse to form a unique world that provides us with the ideal location for both a stimulating and productive writer event.

The St. Augustine Author-Mentor Novel Workshop creates an intimate and professional environment that combines private meetings with small-group workshops, thus enabling aspiring authors to wisely approach the writing and publication of their novel. At the St. Augustine event, aspiring authors will: 1) work one-on-one with authors and savvy market professionals; 2) acquire the market skills and advanced story and narrative technique they must know to become published; 3) learn the necessary inside mechanics of the publishing business; and 4) leave the workshop with a detailed plan to work towards publication of their novel... [continued]








The Algonkian Writer Retreat and Novel Workshop now includes new pre-event craft studies as well as a pre-event phone consultation, a broader range of faculty, new and vital workshops, as well as extended personal time with business professionals. It takes place at Algonkian Park in Virginia--a beautiful and rather enormous expanse of land beside the Potomac River. The scenery, the local wildlife and deer families, the walks along the river and hiking trails, all combine to provide you with an environment conducive to productive writing and soul searching. This place is where Algonkian Writer Conferences began, and it's our favorite place to be.

In keeping with the spirit of this place and the goals of this unique workshop retreat, you can be as goal-oriented or as hesitant in approach as you wish. You can show us your manuscript, improve your skills, have your work read by our writer mentors, attend our workshops, pitch a literary agent or two, whatever works for you, whatever helps you grow and discover your vision as a writer... [continued]






















- Algonkian Events and News -

At the Algonkian Writer Retreat you can be as goal-focused or hesitant in approach as you wish. You can go to a workshop or two, discuss your novel with us, have your synopsis and writing samples read by our onsite mentors, or just clear your head and find your path, whatever works for you, whatever helps you grow as an aspiring author... [more]


In keeping with the spirit of writers gone before on the California coast, you can be as goal-focused at the Monterey Writer Retreat, or as hesitant in approach as you wish. You can show us your manuscript, improve your skills, clear your head, have your work read by our onsite author-agent mentors, whatever helps you grow and find your vision as a writer ... [more]


The new SCI-FI and FANTASY workshops at the New Worlds, New Voices conference are some of Algonkian's best. Extensive pre-event and post-event work. Like other Algonkian workshops, it begins before you arrive and continues after you depart. The NWNV faculty is dedicated to helping you become a published SFF author. For all sub-genres and stages... [more]












It began at Algonkian Park and evolved into "The Fiction Class" by Susan Breen. Going into 2018, Algonkian events have assisted and networked writers into dozens of agent and publishing contracts. More information can be found on our commentary page.  




THE NEW YORK PITCH CONFERENCE


Algonkian Writer Conferences
2020 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Suite 443
Washington, D.C. 20006








Contact us
Email
info (at) algonkianconferences.com
Customer Service Line
1-800-250-8290
Writer Reviews
Letters + Interviews
Portal del Sol
Writer's Block
Mystery Writer's Forum
New York Pitch
Exposition
Frequently Asked
Event Comparisons
Conference Page
Agent Interviews
Novel Events
Algonkian Author Salon
St. Augustine
Write to Market
New York Pitch
Print Page, Search, or Email URL
Send this webpage URL to a friend.


Search This Website


Connect with us