Wordharvest Writing Workshops

What is Wordharvest?


Founded by Anne Hillerman and Jean Schaumberg, in 2002, WORDHARVEST is devoted to the art and craft of writing. From our headquarters in Santa Fe, New Mexico, we celebrate the legacy of iconic mystery author Tony Hillerman with two writing contests: the Tony Hillerman Prize for first mystery novel, and the Tony Hillerman Mystery Short Story Contest.

We also sponsor the Tony Hillerman Writers Conference—a three-day workshop that focuses not only on writing techniques but also on the business of writing. From time to time, Wordharvest also offers one-day writing intensives featuring such topics as travel writing, memoir and writing for children..

Wordharvest workshops are day long intensives across a broad range of literaty styles.  To register for a workshop, go our the website, www.wordharvest.com, or call us at 505-471-1565. The website offers more info about the class and the teacher. See below for the full schedule. 

April 14—Using Fiction to Create a More Engaging Work of Nonfiction, with biographer and journalist James McGrath Morris  

April 21—Discover Your Natural Voice as a Writer, with Pulitzer Prize nominee Sean Murphy  

May 5—Your Work in Progress: Make Your Manuscript Better, with Mary Higgins Clark Award winner, Sandi Ault 

May 19—Travel Writing and Blogging for Fun and Profit, with columnist, blogger and author Lesley King 

July 7—ABCs of Market Analysis and Promotion, with Shirley Raye Redmond, author of 14 books for children and adults. 

July 14—Writing Your Life Through the Lens of Food, with Deborah Madison, prolific cookbook author. 

July 21—Poetry Launch, with Joan Logghe, Santa Fe Poet Laureate, author and seasoned teacher. 

July 28–The Writer’s Sacred Journey: Find and Write a Compelling Story, with Kate Horsley, author of six published novels. 

August 4—Create Compelling Characters, with award-winning novelist Julie Shigekuni  

August 11—Publishing Your Book: And Do It Yourself, with Cindy Bellinger, author and founder of Blue Mesa Publishing.


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