RELAX AND WRITE IN THE MOUNTAINS.
I’m thrilled to announce that my special introductory and memoir writing retreat at Camp Koojarewon in Highfields north of Toowoomba is now back on track and ready to go. PHEW! Touch wood, cross fingers.
Is your creative spirit crying out for a little TLC? Always wanted to write but don’t know where to start? Need to reboot your writing mojo and be inspired to tackle that project you’ve been thinking about forever? Come along and regain your love of writing and life at the next Relax and Write Retreat
From 2pm FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER – 2 pm 25 OCTOBER 2020
Join like-minded women in a fun and supportive environment discovering just how much some deep relaxation can ignite your imagination and get you writing again. Relax and unwind with gentle morning yoga sessions and get writing with innovative workshops to help move those stories out of your head and onto the page.
“I feel transformed, as a writer and as a human being.”
Bianca Millroy – participant NANOWRIMO retreat 2019
The program includes two yoga sessions, four inspiring writing workshops covering the basics, plus advice on editing and submitting your work. Two nights basic dorm accommodation plus delicious vegetarian meals, morning and afternoon teas and a special dance night are included.
“The fully-catered retreat environment was comfortable and stress-free. Edwina and her team create an atmosphere that encourages, motivates and inspires.”
Gay Liddington – participant NANOWRIMO retreat 2019
Connect with other creative women in a beautiful, peaceful location, be inspired by practical, informative workshops, stretch and relax with yoga and release your inner-goddess dancing under the stars. No more putting your dreams on hold. Treat yourself to this special weekend nurturing your writing spirit. You deserve it!
RETREAT PROGRAM All activities are optional
FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2020
ARRIVAL from 3 pm
5 pm – Meet and Greet
6:00 – DINNER
6:45 – 8:30 WORKSHOP 1– Your Stories
SATURDAY 24 OCTOBER
7:15am – 8:30 – Gentle morning yoga and breathing
8:30 – BREAKFAST
10:00am – 12:30 pm – WORKSHOP 2 – Writing from start to finish – developing a plot and a plan
12.30 pm – LUNCH
1 – 4:00 – FREETIME and FEEDBACK SESSIONS
4 – 6:00 pm – WORKSHOP 3 – Character and Dialogue
6:00 pm – DINNER
7:00– 8:30 pm – DANCING and chatting around the bonfire
SUNDAY 25 OCTOBER
7:15 – 8:30am – Gentle morning yoga and breathing
8:30 – BREAKFAST
10:00 – 12:30 – WORKSHOP 4 – Where and how to submit work, goal setting, questions and collage
12:30 – LUNCH
1:30- 2pm DEPARTURES
Editorial feedback sessions with Edwina available on request $50 extra for those needing advice on a project.
FEEDBACK DETAILS – email Edwina your first 10 pages plus your synopsis at least 2 weeks prior to retreat for full edit/advice plus 20 minutes meeting time. Massages will also be available at extra cost.
COST for the weekend of writing, fun and feasting, including accommodation, all meals, 2 yoga sessions, 4 creative writing workshops and a dance night. Transport not included.
$400 all inclusive!
EARLY BIRD $360 -Pay $200 deposit before 31 AUGUST 2020
then Drop Me a Line to let me know you’ve done so and I’ll secure a spot for you.
OR contact me to pay by Direct Deposit: preferred : )
Contact me any time for more info or with questions.
A very few single rooms are available for those with special needs at slightly extra cost. Contact Edwina.
Remember – as Heidi said “I knew the mountains would make her well!”