$75 – $135

Women's Writer's Retreat: Rediscover, Create, Write and Chill

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Shawano, Wisconsin 54166

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Come rediscover your love for writing, continue to work on your writing projects, write new pieces focused in Flash Fiction, poetry and short articles on pop-up subjects. Come join in sharing and workshopping your writings, connecting with others and utilizing this space to relax, chill and revitalize your creative self.

Note: *The space is nearly choosen and more than likely will be in Wisconsin. Due to the nature of this event, the exact location, once solidified, will only be given to those that have purchased tickets. Solidified place will be made in early March.*

Main Activities:

1. Workshopping your selected writings (any genre is acceptable- mainly fiction work)

2. Writing 2-3 poems, 1 article and 2 summaries of other selected writings (from poets, essayist, novelists) and 1 Flash Fiction piece

3. Participation in Language Building activity: an activity that focuses on the manipulation of words to derive meanings (fun activity!)

4. Painting Session (selected hours for guided painting). Will help buffer your creative side.

5. Story Telling: shared stories sessions and reflection on notable people.

6. Photography, lake walk and meditation sessions.

7. Each participant will receive handouts, notepads, writing utencils and a small gift of appreciation. We'll also review writing techniques and defitinitions per Janet Burroway's et al. Writing Fiction 9th edition.

All participants will be able to have their alone time. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is provided (you are welcome to bring/purchase your own). Meals are a blend of Veggie/meat dishes. If you have any stricter food restrictions, please email us.

Carpooling is available for an additional price, which covers rental and gas. Carpool will pick you up at your location (within Chicago Limits only). If you're travelling from another state (outside of Illinois), please email us about carpooling).

We love children, however, please leave them with a loved one to watch for this event! If you have a special emergency, please let us know asap.

While we encourage authenticity, freedom of expression and sharing who you are, this is a safe, welcoming and multicultural space.

Payment covers: food, space, bed, your materials and facilitator (s).

*Artist or other faciliators may be present and this is an interfaith friendly event*

Any questions or concerns, please email us asap :-)!

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