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Annual Weekend Writing Retreat at Oceanside

October 2-4, 2020

What could be better than a weekend of writing at the Oregon Coast? Sign up for the complete schedule!

Writing retreats allow you to step out of your daily life--the job, the roses that need pruning, the laundry, family responsibilities. You'll be inspired with prompts and have time to write on your own. Don't worry about stopping to attend to your belly. We'll take care of that for you. A wonderful community of writers always gathers at our retreats. Won't you join in? 

  • Friday 7pm - Sunday 1pm
  • You are responsible for your own lodging. 
    • Upon registration, we'll provide a list of lodging resources.

Retreat Schedule:

  1. Friday from 7 to 9:00pm
    • Join us Friday evening for one of our signature prompt writing workshops
  2. Saturday Writing from 9am to 9pm
    • Light breakfast
    • Morning workshop
    • Lunch
    • Solo work/beach walk time after lunch
    • Optional late afternoon prompt writing
    • Dinner
    • Evening workshop
  3. Sunday Writing from 9am to 1pm
    • Light breakfast
    • Morning workshop
    • Closing
    • Lunch 
$300.00

Friday Personal Retreat at Oceanside. Oct 2, 9am - 5pm

Time to work on your own writing projects

Can't come to the rest of the retreat? Join us for your own personal retreat on Friday from 9:30 am-5 pm. Our big beautiful house is full of comfy chairs, long tables, spacious decks, and ocean views. Here you can write, edit, or outline a project you're working on. You can also bring your laptop, and begin to transcribe from your notebook, editing as you go. This is your time to work! We'll have office supplies: post-its, markers, binders, highlighters, etc. to help you organize.

  • This package includes the Friday personal retreat day only.
    • This is a day of unguided time. There are no formal sessions offered. 
    • Friday lunch is on your own.
  • You are responsible for your own lodging. 
    • Upon registration, we'll provide a list of lodging resources.
  • This package does not include the regular weekend retreat. Register for that event separately.

Personal Retreat Schedule:

  1. Friday Personal Writing Retreat from 9:30am to 5pm
    • Day-long unguided time at our lovely beach house 
      • Write, edit, walk on the beach, read, etc. It's up to you!
    • Lunch and dinner
$50.00

Saturday Morning Workshop with Cleo June 6

10-noon PST at the Online Studio

Let the lure of your busy pen and the cozy atmosphere of a PDX weekly workshop bring you out to keep your writing practice in steady balance.

$20.00

Jennifer Weekly Tuesdays

June 16- July 14

Mornings in the studio with your notebook!

$100.00

Weekly Thursday Nights with Jennifer

June 11- June 25

Let the lure of your busy pen and the cozy atmosphere of a PDX weekly workshop bring you out to keep your writing practice in steady balance.

$60.00

Weekly Thursday Nights with Jennifer

July 9- July 30

Let the lure of your busy pen and the cozy atmosphere of a PDX weekly workshop bring you out to keep your writing practice in steady balance.

$80.00

Online Manuscript Critique Workshop for fiction

June 1-28, 2020

Floating Books

Clean up your manuscript!

$100.00

Online Weekly Monday Evenings with Cleo June 8 - 29

7 pm - 9 pm PST

Let the lure of your busy pen and the cozy atmosphere of a PDX weekly workshop bring you out to keep your writing practice in steady balance.

$80.00

Saturday Morning Workshop with Alida June 13

10-noon PST at the Online Studio

Let the lure of your busy pen and the cozy atmosphere of a PDX weekly workshop bring you out to keep your writing practice in steady balance.

$20.00