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Workshops – US:

Clarion: Established in 1968, the Clarion Writers’ Workshop is the oldest workshop of its kind and is widely recognized as a premier proving and training ground for aspiring writers of fantasy and science fiction.
Clarion West offers workshops for writers preparing for professional careers in science fiction and fantasy.
The Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed with a simple yet inspiring mission: to help developing writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror improve their work.
Viable Paradise is a unique one-week residential workshop in writing and selling commercial science fiction and fantasy.
Cary Tennis: In these online writing workshops, we write together in real-time, following the Amherst Writers and Artists method, just like in a face-to-face workshop — except that people are gathered together from all over the globe via the miracle of WebEx videoconferencing.

Workshops – India:

Sangam House is an international writers’ residency program located in India which brings together writers from across the world to live and work among their peers in a safe, supportive and nurturing space.

Fablery provides aspiring writers with an opportunity to get published and reach out to the bigger audience. Check their website for workshops schedule.

Avid Learning – an Essar initiative – believes today’s knowledge seekers should have limitless opportunities. AVID workshops are open to all and are delivered by experts from India and abroad. Check their websites for details.

Sri Aurobindo Society holds creative writing courses from time to time.

The Pomegranate Workshop holds creative writing classes. They aim to ” At What’s Your Story? we take you through the fundamental process of writing through a plethora of forms including creative non fiction (travel writing, biographical writing, journal writing, blogging etc) and fiction (plot, character, setting, dialogue). What’s Your Story? is an intensive 12-session module where writers of any level – beginners or professionals – can find their voice and hone their craft under the guidance of authors, creative specialists and playwrights.”

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