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

Advanced Writing Workshop

About The Workshop The Advanced Writing Workshop sessions will be held each morning. Writers will dive deeper into their writing project, perhaps uncovering perspectives and themes they had not considered, or to develop others more fully. This will be an experiential workshop where writers will be writing from prompts specifically chosen to inform and polish … Continue reading Advanced 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

New Harmony, Indiana, (Population 915) is a small historic town located on the Wabash River in southwestern Indiana. During the early part of the 19th century, New Harmony was the site of two attempts to establish Utopian communities. The first, Harmonie (1814-1825), was founded by the Harmonie Society, a group of Separatists from the German … Continue reading New Harmony, IN