The Writing Barn

The Writing Barn is book lover’s haven. Situated on the 7.5 wooded acre homestead of author Bethany Hegedus in Austin, Texas, The Writing Barn is a book lover’s haven. Whether retreating at the Book House, The Cabin, or attending one of the many events and workshops held at The Writing Barn you will have every opportunity to retreat, create and celebrate.

With floor to ceiling bookshelves, rows of instructional craft books, free wi-fi, and no television, The Writing Barn  and it’s grounds are a quiet and quaint spot for rest and relaxation within 20 minutes of downtown Austin.

The Writing Barn Presents

Memoir Writers’ Intensive: Mastering the Art of Being Yourself on the Page with Theo Pauline Nestor

March 26, 2015 – March 29, 2015

 Mastering the Art of Being Yourself on the Page: Memoir Writers’ Intensive with Theo Pauline Nestor Think of the memoirs you love the most and likely you count the narrators of those books among your closest friends. They’ve made you howl with laughter and comforted you in times of sorrow. But how, as writers, do …

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Write Away Weekend at The Writing Barn (Overnight options) February 21-22

February 21, 2015 – February 22, 2015

  Need a change of pace, or a special weekend writing escape? The Writing Barn welcomes writers from Austin and beyond to a Write Away Weekend event, February 21-22, 9:00AM-4:00PM each day.  We’re going above and beyond the experience of spending the day writing at a café- enjoy complimentary coffee and snacks, chat with local creatives and …

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What’s Happening in the Austin Book World February 19-February 26

Hello everyone. Hope you all are doing well. This week is packed full of events for everyone. Along with your busy schedules I hope that you all will make the time to get out and engage in the Austin Book World and support your community writers. From signings to readings to book clubs, there is …

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What’s Happening in the Austin Book World February 26-March 5

Hello Everyone I hope all is going well and also, I hope you all had a chance to engage in the Austin Book World this past week. If not that okay there is always this week. This week the Austin Book World has plenty to offer people of all ages. From story time to signings …

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Q&A with Upcoming 6-Week Class Instructor Natalia Sylvester

The Writing Barn is pleased to welcome Natalia Sylvester, author of critically acclaimed novel Chasing the Sun, for a six-week class, Writing a Literary, Page-Turning Novel. Are you stuck in a manuscript, unable to move forward? Bring ten pages of a manuscript to this class and be ready get some helpful peer editing, notes for revision and …

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