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.

 

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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 six-week class with NYT and USA Today bestselling author Tracy Wolff

October 10, 2016 – November 07, 2016

So you want to write romance? But where do you begin? How does romance writing differ and what ways does it call on the fundamentals of all fiction? This six-week class with NYT and USA Today best-selling author Tracy Wolff explores the ins and outs of romance writing: conflict, chemistry, and sensuality for all heat …

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Lit City: What’s Going on in the Austin Book World September 15th — September 21st This week there are some great opportunities for speaking & signings and book clubs. Here’s what’s going on this week in the Austin Book Community: Thursday, September 15th (7 PM) @ BookPeople, Writers’ League of Texas Presents: Straight Out of Science Fiction …

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What’s Going on in the Austin Book World September 8th — September 14th

Lit City: What’s Going on in the Austin Book World September 8th — September 14th This week there are some great opportunities for speaking & signings and book clubs. On September 11th, Bethany Hegedus, creative director, owner & founder of The Writing Barn, will be having a book release party for Be The Change, the latest …

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