New Jersey Writers' Conference NJ Winter Getaway Writer's Conference
  January 16-19, 2015     Not your typical writers' conference

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Multi-genre & Song Writing Workshops

Last year's info below. Registration for the 2015 Getaway will open by 8/25/2014.

We are offering several multi-genre workshops at this year's Getaway. Although it may be hard to choose, you'll need to select just one to participate in. By spending the entire weekend in one workshop, you will go deeper into your writing, making more progress than you thought possible. Each workshop will meet for 15 hours over the course of the weekend and will offer craft discussion, writing prompts, writing time and feedback.

"As a first time attendee, I found the Winter Getaway to be welcoming, inspiring and challenging. I've come away energized. What a great way to spend a cold weekend in January!"
~ Dee, Clifton, NJ

Creative Writing Sampler
Hemingway joked that writing was easy, "All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." If you are eager to explore three different genres under the tutelage of award-winning writers and teachers, here's your chance. Over the long weekend, you will engage with key elements of each genre, practice techniques that will turn your writing into a sensory experience and develop and refine your own style. Stimulating prompts will provide springboards for writing, sharing and discussion. Whether you're seasoned or haven't put pen to paper in far too long, this workshop will energize your writing without Hemingway's blood and bandages. The Sampler will offer:
    ● Fiction--Saturday with Judith Lindbergh
    ● Poetry--Sunday with BJ Ward
    ● Memoir--Monday with Mimi Schwartz

Song Writing Workshop
Join Ireland-based singer-songwriter Nancy Falkow for a fun, intensive weekend song writing workshop. Turn your ideas into a musical format. Through creative and challenging exercises, create new works or work on existing material and develop your ideas into stronger songs. Beginning and non-musicians (lyricists) welcome.
Led by Nancy Falkow

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