Cabin in the Woods......A Writer's Retreat

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Cabin in the Woods

6674 Geronimo Trail

Kamas, UT 84036

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Cabin in the Woods: A Writer’s Retreat


What to Expect:

  • Personal Planning Time

  • 10 Hours of Protected Writing Time

  • Connecting, Creating and Collaborating Activities

  • Guest Speaker: Heidi Taylor with Shadow Mountain Publishing

  • Guest Speaker: Marnie Pehrson Kuhns, to represent self publishing (via Zoom recording)

  • Guest Speaker: Ashtyn Newbold

  • Guest Speaker: Rooftop Publishing

  • Peaceful Morning Routines

  • Healthy meals and all snacks provided, with the exception of our Thursday evening potluck

  • Accomodations for 3 days and 2 nights

Shared room arrangements. Twin beds, double beds and queen beds (Shared) or blow up mattress in the loft is available. Please state your preference.

Hope you can Join us! It's a retreat you don't want to miss!

Kind regards,

-Carol Ann Guest & Stephanie Francom


Thursday, May 23, 2019

04:00 PM: Welcome

  • Introduction and Get-to-Know-You Activities

5:30 PM: Dinner (Bring a potluck dish to share)

6:30 PM: Rooftop Publishing with Q & A

  • Hints and Helps from From the Rooftops

  • Powerful Lessons Learned from these 4 Authors

7:30 PM: Snack and Interact

7:45 PM: Self Publishing — Marnie Pehrson Kuhns (via recording)

8:45 PM: Meditation (group)

9:00 PM: Personal Planning to make the most of your writing time!

10:00 PM: Lights out, get some good rest for our big day tomorrow!

Friday, May 24

06:45 AM: Morning Gathering

  • Journaling and Meditation

07:00 AM: Morning walk

07:45 AM: Breakfast

08:30 AM: Begin Writing

11:00 AM: Creative Time

  • Snack and break

  • Pocket vision boards

12:00 PM: Lunch

12:30 PM: Writing time

03:30 PM: Breakout on Book Title Collaboration

04:30 PM: Ashtyn Newbold - Young Author

  • Sharing her personal journey

  • Discussing her experiences with both a traditional publisher and self-publishing

05:30 PM: Dinner

06:30 PM: Shadow Mountain Publishing — Heidi Taylor

  • Query Letters

  • Book Descriptions

  • What to Expect and NOT Expect from a Publisher

  • Promoting Your Book NOW

08:30 PM: Snack (dessert) and interact.

  • Time to complete pocket vision boards.

10:00 PM: Lights out.

Saturday, May 25

07:00 am: Morning Gathering

  • Journaling, Meditation, Morning Walk

08:00 am: Breakfast

09:00 AM: Writing Time

12:00 PM: Lunch

01:00 PM: Writing Time

02:30 PM: Resources for Success, Q&A

03:30 PM: Farewell to Attendees

04:00 PM: Retreat Ends

VENMO accepted also....contact Carol Ann at 801-598-6426. No fees will be added.

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Kamas, UT 84036

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