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Day-long writing retreats

The last Day-Long sold out in 5 days

If you'd like to attend, don't delay

Periodically through the year, I host a day-long writing retreat at my home in San Francisco (near to BART, easy street parking).

Limited to 8 participants (in all genres), these day-long writing retreats are designed to give writers lots of uninterrupted writing time in a peaceful and beautiful setting...as well as inspire creativity and hone skills.

Writers at the retreat are pampered with freshly ground coffee, a gourmet selection of tea, homemade breakfast cake, homemade soup, salad, and often, just-baked bread. We end the day with wine and cheese. 

Retreat schedule:

Next Day-long

is

Sunday,November 10

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register

Limited to 8 writers

Fee: $195

  • 3.5 hours of concentrated writing time (divided into 2 sessions)

  • Two 15-minute periods of prompted free writing

  • Two craft talks, generally tailored to the specific needs and questions of each group

  • Opportunity to share work with the group, and get feedback from the instructor

  • An open question & answer session - bring those questions about publishing!

  • Unlimited coffee & tea all day

  • Breakfast cake, a lunch of homemade soup, salad and freshly baked bread, wine and cheese.

The retreat includes:

The day-long writing retreat begins at 9:30 am, and finishes at 5:30 pm...a full 8 hours.

9:30 am    Coffee, tea, breakfast cake

                 Socializing & introductions

10 am        Opening craft talk - Finding time

                   to write & the value of free writing

                   Prompted free writing period

10:30 am    Writing session #1 (2 hours)

                    Writers are invited to find a

                    comfortable spot (at a desk, on a                           cozy couch, on the deck, in the                               garden). 

12:30 pm     Lunch - Homemade & served by the

                     instructor

1:30 pm       Second craft talk

2:30 pm       Afternoon tea/coffee break

2:45 pm       Writing session #2 (90 minutes)

 

4:15 pm       Wine & Cheese One-Page Salon

                     (Writers will share one page of

                     writing from the day to applause

                     and feedback from the instructor)

 

5 pm             Open time for publishing/writing

                      questions 

Writers at the retreat are invited to work throughout the home...wherever they feel most comfortable and inspired.

Writing in community is one of the best ways to nourish your own writing and keep yourself accountable. 

Come and see how effective--and nurturing--it can be.

The retreat concludes with wine and cheese, served alongside a sampling of the day's work by the participants.

The perfect way to celebrate all that new writing!