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13
Jun
2024

Quilt Journeys: A Writing Retreat With Quiltfolk

Quilt Journeys: A Writing Retreat With Quiltfolk

Quiltfolk’s four-day writing retreat will take place on the second floor of the beautiful Iowa Quilt Museum in Winterset, Iowa, with one day spent at the International Quilt Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. This retreat is designed for quilters and offers participants the time and space to explore and enjoy their passion for quilts using words and story. (No prior writing experience required!) By the end of the retreat, you will have crafted a piece of writing that expresses what’s important to you about quilts and your life as a quiltmaker. You’ll also have the tools and skills you need to keep writing long after the retreat is over. The Quilt Journeys Writing Retreat is any quilter’s dream come true!

17
Jun
2024

Dreaming Mandalas

06-17-2024 - 06-21-2024
325.-375.
two story historic brick building in New England

Writing Residents: A lovely, quiet, mostly self directed writers/artist retreat, housing a max of 3 writer residents per weekly session.  32M is an emerging space for writers of all kinds to make new work or explore new processes. A strong commitment to multi-disciplinary conversations and cross-pollinations is a guiding principle. 32M exists to foster and further creative exploration in all media. Residents will have the option of adding on scheduled critiques, creative mentoring or mandala creating with our in-house artists or by Zoom with our partner artists.

 

21
Jun
2024

Beach Glass Writers Residency

06-21-2024 - 06-28-2024
Basic lodging for 1 week is $650; addt'l fees for 1:1 coaching
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A Creative Sanctuary Steps From Lake Michigan With Time and Space to Write

  • Are you longing for the time and space to write that book you've been dreaming about?
  • What if you could have a lovely creative getaway PLUS writing support and direction?

Beach Glass Writers Residency offers an artistic, distraction-free space where writers can unwind, be inspired, and make real writing progress.

This self-directed residency is located in Chicago and provides an immersive creative environment with 1:1 support from a seasoned writing coach and developmental editor.

24
Jun
2024

Inward Light Retreat

06-24-2024 - 06-29-2024
325.-375.
two story historic brick building in New England seen from a distance

Writing Residents: A lovely, quiet, self directed writers/artist retreat, housing a max of 3 writer residents per weekly session.  32M is an emerging space for writers of all kinds to make new work or explore new processes. A strong commitment to multi-disciplinary conversations and cross-pollinations is a guiding principle. 32M exists to foster and further creative exploration in all media. Residents will have the option of adding on scheduled critiques, creative mentoring or river meditating with our in-house artists or by Zoom with our partner artists.

28
Jul
2024

Finger Lakes Women's Writers Retreat

07-28-2024 - 08-01-2024
$1600-2100
Finger Lakes Women's Writers Retreat

        The Finger Lakes Women’s Writers Retreat welcomes up to five female writers to focus on their own individual work and creative processes. Our 1917 farmhouse, outside the village of Trumansburg, New York, is nestled in the Finger Lakes. Close to many Cayuga and Seneca Lake wineries, we are about a 30-minute drive to Ithaca, Seneca Falls, and Watkins Glen. The primarily self-guided retreat offers writing and creativity time in the mornings and afternoons. Then at dinner, we'll meet for inspirational conversations and cultivating connections. One afternoon, two experienced local writers, Rachel Dickinson, and Rebecca Barry, will be available for informal conversations on the business of publishing and generative writing. When you need a break, refresh with a dip in our swimming pool, or hike the beautiful Taughannock State Park trails. We also have an option for a tour of the Women’s Rights National Historical Park and/or The Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls.   

Artwork by Robin Wethe Altman   https://fineartamerica.com/featured/she-writes-robin-wethe-altman.html

04
Aug
2024

Finger Lakes Women's Writers Retreat

08-04-2024 - 08-08-2024
$1600-2100
Finger Lakes Women's Writers Retreat

The Finger Lakes Women’s Writers Retreat welcomes up to five female writers to focus on their own individual work and creative processes. Our 1917 farmhouse, outside the village of Trumansburg, New York, is nestled in the Finger Lakes. Close to many Cayuga and Seneca Lake wineries, we are about a 30-minute drive to Ithaca, Seneca Falls, and Watkins Glen. The primarily self-guided retreat offers writing and creativity time in the mornings and afternoons. Then at dinner, we'll meet for inspirational conversations and cultivating connections. One afternoon, two experienced local writers, Rachel Dickinson, and Rebecca Barry, will be available for informal conversations on the business of publishing and generative writing. When you need a break, refresh with a dip in our swimming pool, or hike the beautiful Taughannock State Park trails. We also have an option for a tour of the Women’s Rights National Historical Park and/or The Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls.       

Artwork by Robin Wethe Altman   https://fineartamerica.com/featured/she-writes-robin-wethe-altman.html

13
Aug
2024

Write From Anywhere: Ireland

08-13-2024 - 08-20-2024
$6,485.00
Write From Anywhere: Ireland

This August, escape the ordinary and join Write From Anywhere: Ireland, a transformative writing retreat designed exclusively for women scholars, academics, and scholarpreneurs. Join us in the Emerald Isle, and immerse yourself in the emerald embrace of Ireland's rolling green hills and captivating history. This enriching experience offers a balance of focused writing time, inspiring cultural excursions, delicious farm-to-table meals, a community of like-minded high achieving women, and unforgettable explorations. Imagine engaging conversations with fellow women, fueled by the inspiration that emanates from Ireland’s rich history and captivating landscapes. Here, amidst the emerald embrace, rediscover your scholarly passion and watch your writing flourish.

20
Aug
2024

The Healing Art of Sacred Writing Retreat - Portugal

08-20-2024 - 08-25-2024
Early Bird Prices start at 1485€
Quinta Overview

You are Invited to Quinta Carvalhas, Portugal, for the Healing Art of Sacred Writing Retreat

We would like to welcome you to our retreat at Quinta Caravalhas, a luxury farm and holistic well-being haven in the Portuguese countryside for a tender writing retreat where poetry and creative writing, are used as a tool to explore healing, self-love, self-forgiveness, and self-compassion.  Join Poet and Sacred Writing Facilitator Sukina Noor and Writer and Story Coach M. Nafisah Cabrera Estévez as they lead you for 5 days of writing, devotion, healing practices, time in nature and sisterhood whilst being nourished by delicious home-cooked vegetarian meals with ingredients from the organic farm.

01
Sep
2024

Christina Baker Kline & Paula McLain in France

09-01-2024 - 09-07-2024
$5,750.00
Write in Chamonix, France

Join us for an unforgettable week in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, in the heart of the French Alps, where with this unparalleled natural setting as muse, we will take your writing to the next level, deepening your awareness of physical detail and sensory imagery as powerful tools that can help you turn life into art.

This retreat includes:
15-hour writing workshop + 1-hour critique session
6 nights in a private, en suite room in a luxury chalet
Freshly prepared French cuisine (alcohol not included)
Scheduled round trip transportation between the Geneva train station (Cornavin) & the retreat chalet in Chamonix.
Local concierge services

Download retreat pdf overview here: CBK & PM

08
Sep
2024

Kalymnos Writers' Festival

09-08-2024 - 09-14-2024
1,950 Euros
September 8 - 14 2024 Kalymnos Writers' Festival

Celebrate the craft of narrative, learn the tools for weathering uncertainty in the creative process, and meet a group of fellow writers who will support and learn from each other with the great company and guidance of seasoned writers and storytellers in the stunning and storied landscape of Greece.  Your instructors will include Booker-longlisted author, Niall Williams, and Moth Storyteller and podcast host, Terence Mickey. 

03
Oct
2024

Eerie Elixir 2024

10-03-2024 - 10-06-2024
$2,850.00
Eerie Elixir at The Sayre Mansion

Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls! Oh my! Join us for a special spoooooooky Elixir Writing Retreat!

Join award-winning horror writer Briana Morgan, 3 Seas Literary Agency founder Michelle Grajkowski, and co-host/professional ghost hunter turned literary agent, Stacey Graham! Eerie Elixir will surprise and inspire you...and maybe scare you just a bit!

17
Oct
2024

Ego Break Retreat

10-17-2024 - 10-22-2024
$1,499.00
Ego Break Retreat

The mission of Ego Break Writers Retreats is to facilitate unique, all-inclusive, transformational retreats that show rather than tell writers how to thrive. It is our vision to creatively expand the consciousness of writers.

09
Nov
2024

Catch the Wave Writing Retreat

11-09-2024 - 11-13-2024
$2297 - Payment Plan Available
Beach Writing Retreat in NC

Do you struggle to find time to write? Make it a priority for five days with other writers.

Enjoy girl time at the beach and treat yourself to a cozy, luxurious retreat while learning from industry professionals in beautiful Corolla, NC.

  • Includes your own king suite with private bathroom, workshops, and meals. Some rooms have shared accommodations if you want to bring a friend to split the costs, or choose your own privacy. It's your choice!
  • Prioritize your writing to scenic, peaceful views while helping to shorten your road to publishing success.
  • Elevate your writing skills to achieve the writing results that you desire.
  • HANDICAP-ACCESSIBLE RAMP TO LOWER FLOOR WITH ELEVATOR TO TOP FLOOR.

Secure your spot today and embark on a transformative journey of inspiration and creativity at Catch the Wave Writing Retreat. Reserve now at our website,  Catch The Wave Writing Retreat.

30
Nov
2024

Mexico Writing Retreat

11-30-2024 - 12-06-2024
695 CAD
Writing Retreats in Mexico

There are times in our lives when we crave new sights and sounds. Fresh sources of inspiration. Unexpected encounters. Moments of awe and delight. We long for the kinds of friendships that can only emerge from shared interests. We dream of an altered perspective of self, based on the absorption of new experiences, skills and ideas.

If this sounds familiar, and you love to write, then join us for a special 7-day retreat experience.

05
Dec
2024

Retreat with Me

12-05-2024 - 12-08-2024
$975.00
Autumn colours in trees surrounding a house with gum trees behind

Join me for a transformative four-day writing retreat designed to provide you with the ideal environment to nurture your creativity, focus on your writing project, and connect with a community of like-minded writers. This intimate retreat offers a supportive and calm atmosphere where you can retreat from the world and immerse yourself in your craft.

19
Jan
2025

Costa Rica Writing Retreat

$695 CDN
Writing Retreats in Costa Rica

We all crave inspiration, once in a while; the time to dream, the space to think, the energy to pour into a creative project. We need to recharge, to reassert belief in ourselves and to re-imagine how we see ourselves. We need to laugh, to learn new skills, to be alone when we choose to, to be part of a community when the mood takes us and to reconnect with the natural world. It’s hard to imagine a more perfect place to do all this than in our beautiful Costa Rica!

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