The Writing Barn

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 its grounds are a quiet and quaint spot for rest and relaxation within 20 minutes of downtown Austin.

The Writing Barn Presents

Advanced Writer Weekend NYT Best-Selling Author Libba Bray and Agent Barry Goldblatt

October 06, 2016 – October 09, 2016

Break Out! Writing that Pushes Boundaries Advanced Writer Weekend with NYT Best-Selling Author Libba Bray and Agent Barry Goldblatt Join author Libba Bray and agent Barry Goldblatt for a long weekend of lectures, craft exercises, and workshop in Austin, TX.   Faculty Lectures: Let Your Freak Flag Fly: How to dig deep, take risks, gag your …

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Writing Romance: A 6 week Course with NYT and USA Today bestseller Tracy Wolff

July 14, 2016 – August 18, 2016

Writing Romance: A 6 week Course with NYT and USA Today bestseller Tracy Wolff Classes begin July 14 and run from 6:30pm – 9:00pm.   So you want to romance? But where do you begin? How does romance writing differ and what ways does it call on the fundamentals of all fiction? This 6 week class …

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What’s Going on in the Austin Book Community June 2nd – June 9th

Lit City: What’s Going on in the Austin Book World June 2nd — June 9th   June is here, and summer is in full swing! There is a plethora of book signings, readings, conversations, and storytimes this week. Be sure to get in where you fit in. Here’s what’s going on this week in the …

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