Spend four glorious days wrapped in your writing in the beautiful countryside of the Santa Cruz mountains. Get help with overall organization, working wisely with your inner critic, revising strategies, time management, doubts about your project, a sense of overwhelm, or even on just how to get started.
Spend four nourishing days wrapped in your writing in the beautiful countryside of the Santa Cruz mountains.
Spring Writing Retreat April 19-22, Friday – Monday
Summer Writing Retreat July 26-29, Friday – Monday
The retreat will include:
Hours of writing time every day
Unique writing exercises to help you access your subconscious mind
One-on-one consultations with the instructor on all aspects of the writing process.
Time to share your writing with the group and get nourishing, detailed feedback.
Get help with organization, working wisely with your inner critic, revising strategies, or even on just how to get started.
Our retreat will be held at Paraiso, a spacious country ranch in the hills above Capitola, with gardens, decks, a writing yurt, and even a dance studio. Sit in the meadow, the forest or on a beautiful deck and write your heart out.
LODGING and FOOD
There are two options: dormitory style sleeping or tent space at the retreat center (included); or if you prefer private lodging you may rent a private room directly from the retreat center. You are also free to arrange other lodging in the nearby towns of Capitola or Santa Cruz.
There will be a fully-equipped kitchen, and you may bring any food you enjoy, which we may cook individually or as a group. You may also drive down into the restaurants of of Capitola if you wish.
Expect to go home with dozens of new pages of writing, and a concrete plan on how to take the next steps.
DATES for the SPRING Retreat
Arrive by 11AM Friday April 19.
Depart 6PM Monday, April 22, or earlier if you wish.
DATES for the SUMMER Retreat
Arrive by 11AM Friday July 26.
Depart 6PM Monday, July 29, or earlier if you wish.
(Sorry, we cannot offer a pro-rate for the course fee if you do not attend the full period.)
Spring Retreat in the Santa Cruz Mountains, April 19-22, 2019, including 3 nights lodging
Early Bird Registration Payment of $495 before March 1.
Regular Registration of $595after March 1.
7 Spaces Left
Summer Retreat in the Santa Cruz Mountains, July 26-29, 2019, including 3 nights lodging
Early Bird Registration Payment of $495 before June 15.
Regular Registration of $595after June 15.
7 Spaces Left
Pre-registration is required. We cannot hold your space until your full registration is received.
When your registration fee is received your place will be held and you will get a confirmation by email within 48 hrs.