If you're headed for a conference soon (like the Missouri Writers' Guild Conference 2008) you might prospect for article ideas on writing retreats and conferences suggestions.
WOW-Women on Writing Magazine is seeking submissions for upcoming theme issues:
July 2008 - Writing Retreats and Conferences Suggestions: Interviews with retreat/conference founders, How to make the most out of a retreat, networking/promotion for writers, speaking at conferences. Deadline: May 15, 2008
August 2008 - Personal Writing Suggestions: (Craft of) Journaling, memoir writing, writing as therapy, poetry writing, personal essay writing. Deadline: June 17, 2008