Confessions of a Bookcamp Junkie

Guest Post by Renee James. When the Novel-in-Progress Bookcamp opened its doors in May 2014, I was one of the five pioneer students. It’s significant that of the initial five, four of us have returned again and again. Bookcamp has become my selfish pleasure, the one week each year I set aside just for myself and my passion for writing fiction.

So You Want to Start a Novel! – One-Day Workshop, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

The nonprofit Novel-in-Progress Bookcamp & Writing Retreat, Inc. will offer a one-day workshop for novice novelists, titled: “So You Want to Start a Novel!” It’s intended for writers seriously contemplating writing a novel who want advice on the practical aspects of entering a major book-length project with good organization and …

2015 Novel Bookcamp in the Books!

Success! Nine writers from three states completed the 2015 Novel-In-Progress Bookcamp, a six-day residency writing workshop held in southeast Wisconsin in May at a beautiful retreat center not far from Milwaukee. This unique experience provides hands-on advice and one-on-one guidance for writers in any genre who are developing or polishing …

2014 Novel Bookcamp a Success

By all accounts, the 2014 Bookcamp was a marvelous experience for participants and instructors alike. Plans are already underway for the 2015 event, to continue what was established in the inaugural week: a commitment to improving everyone’s novel-in-progress, a dedication to working on the business side of polishing and pitching, …