Program

The James Jones Writers Workshop Retreat is a seven-day intensive writing workshop hosted at the historic A.C. Thomas House in New Harmony, Indiana from May 27 – June 3, 2018. The Advanced Writing Workshop will be led by award-winning author and publisher, Kaylie Jones, and New York Times Bestselling Author, Judy Mandel. Included with the Retreat will be a beginning writing course taught by J. Patrick Redmond, author of the acclaimed novel Some Go Hungry.

Our Advanced Writing Workshop is limited to 15 participants chosen through our application process. More information regarding The James Jones Writers Workshop Retreat can be found below.

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The Art of Creative Writing

Instructor: J. Patrick Redmond Time: 1:30pm – 4:00pm Date: May 29 – May 31, 2018 The Art of Creative Writing is designed to introduce beginning writers to the fundamentals, skills, and tools needed for a successful creative writer. The course takes full advantage of the arts community in New Harmony, Indiana, as inspiration for scene … Continue reading The Art of Creative Writing

Developmental Writing Workshop

About The Workshop MAY 27 – JUNE 3 ,2018 In three-hour daily sessions, writers will dive deeper into their writing project, perhaps uncovering perspectives and themes they had not considered, or to develop others more fully. We will discuss the critical developmental elements of memoir and fiction and how they apply to your specific work. … Continue reading Developmental Writing Workshop

Room and Board

Accommodations for The James Jones Writers Workshop Retreat will be provided by the A.C. Thomas House in New Harmony, Indiana, and will also include breakfast and lunch. Options for dinner include exploring the quaint village of New Harmony and taking advantage of the house’s cooking facilities, if you so choose. Inside the A.C. Thomas House: … Continue reading Room and Board

Faculty

We are pleased to bring writers from all walks of life to facilitate our workshops. The Advanced Writing Workshop will be led by award-winning author and publisher, Kaylie Jones, and New York Times Bestselling Author, Judy Mandel. Included with the Retreat will be a beginning writing course taught by J. Patrick Redmond, author of the acclaimed novel Some … Continue reading Faculty

New Harmony, IN

Location Matters for Writers Writers seek inspiration in many forms. We have found that the location for a writing retreat makes all the difference to the experience for our writers. New Harmony offers a unique mix of peaceful calm, beauty and contemplative space that is well suited to a writer’s needs. Some Background About New … Continue reading New Harmony, IN