Planning to write up a storm for NANOWRIMO? Not sure what to do next?
Super boost your writing this December at this special retreat in Springbrook at the Theosophical Society’s Education and Retreat Centre.
Whether you’re aiming to get stuck into your writing, or if you have a manuscript almost done, this is the retreat for you!
3 pm FRIDAY 11 to 2 pm SUNDAY 13 December 2020
Connect with like-minded women in a beautiful location, be inspired by practical and informative workshops, stretch and relax with yoga and release your inner-goddess dancing under the stars.
This retreat is tailored for those who have a major project underway and who are looking for some feedback and advice on the redrafting process. Share your work with other writers at a similar stage and pay slightly more to receive individual editorial feedback on your writing and advice as to how best to move forward with your project.
Workshops focus on finding the heart of your story, structuring for success and publication pathways.
Also joining us is fabulous masseuse, Janine Maegaard, to help ease those writing-induced aches and pains. Extra cost.
The program includes two yoga sessions, dance night and three creative writing workshops.
Two nights basic but comfortable accommodation plus all meals are included in the cost.
FROM ONLY $420 all inclusive, for a room of your own.
COST for the weekend of writing, fun and feasting, including accommodation, all meals, 3 yoga sessions, 3 creative writing workshops and a dance night. Transport not included.
OR Pay your $200 deposit before 31 October 2020 for EARLY BIRD $420
Plus optional $50 extra for editorial feedback on your synopsis and first 10 pages from Edwina
Contact me first to ensure availability 🙂
Here’s the RETREAT PROGRAM.
All activities are optional
FRIDAY 11 DECEMBER
ARRIVAL from 3 pm – get settled and get writing
5:30 pm – Meet and Greet
6:30 – DINNER
7:15 – 8:30 WORKSHOP 1– Finding the heart of your story. What is your story’s central quest/question?
SATURDAY 12 DECEMBER
7am – 8:30 –YOGA
8:30 – BREAKFAST
10:30am – 1 pm – WORKSHOP 2 – Structuring for success. Scene lists, suspense and more
1 pm – LUNCH followed by FEEDBACK GROUPS OR INDIVIDUAL WRITING TIME
6:00 pm – Gentle stretches and deep relaxation
6:30pm – DINNER
7:15– 8:30 pm – DANCING
SUNDAY 13 DECEMBER
7am – 8:30am –YOGA
8:30 – BREAKFAST
10:30 – 12:30 – WORKSHOP 3 –Publishing pathways, pitching and proposals, bios, your writing CV – collage
12:30 – LUNCH
2 pm DEPARTURES
All times not indicated are for supervised or solitary writing time and/or individual feedback sessions with Edwina or in your small groups, and/or exploring, massages and sleeping!
FEEDBACK DETAILS – email Edwina your first 10 pages plus your synopsis at least 2 weeks prior to retreat
Come along and join the fun, make new writing buddies and renew your love of writing and life.
We always have a wonderful time!
Contact me with any questions or if you’d like more info about this or other retreats. More retreats coming in 2021!
Lots of love