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March 2016

The 2016 Florida Writing Workshops (Workshops)

The staff behind the organization and instruction of the Homeric Writers’ Retreat & Workshop are excited to announce The 2016 Florida Writing Workshops — two separate yet identical full-day “How to Get Published” writers conferences in Florida. First on Friday, March 25, there is the Tampa Bay Writing Conference; and then on Saturday, March 26, there is the Fort Lauderdale Writers Conference just north of Miami.