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The Professor

About David

Professor David Bridges (a.k.a The Cowboy Novelist) leads Woodmont Writers Enclave and is its chief instructor. After a career in Presbyterian ministry, David decided to devote his time to writing and teaching. He designed the Writers Enclave curriculum to give aspiring novelists practical and actionable writing tools and techniques that will provide a framework for writing a novel. David hosts private and group writing instruction at The Writers Enclave at his working farm in Callaway, Virginia.

Welcome to

Writers Enclave

The goal of David's proven curriculum is simple: To teach aspiring writers how to write a novel.

David's intensive writing course will challenge and stretch you as a writer. You’ll benefit from professional writing instruction, the support of other writers and the magnificent experience that is Woodmont of Virginia, set in the Appalachian Mountains.

Apply today and join us for a life-changing journey that will awaken the writer within you!


Practical instruction

Learn techniques you can start using right away to develop your story and avoid blocks.

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Feedback and coaching

Get professional feedback, support and inspiration from an accomplished and published Author.

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Mountain retreat

Eliminate the distractions of daily life in a peaceful setting that’s full of possibilities.

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