Writing Retreats in 2019

Writing Retreats For Women

All of our writing retreats celebrate the transformative power of writing, voice, and community. At least twice a year, we offer supportive retreat opportunities for women who seek a nurturing space to tend to whatever their writing or writer-spirit needs. Our retreats, like most of our programs, will meet you where you are and offer the chance for you to meet yourself and whatever writing calls to you. Skilled facilitation provides structure and ample space to connect in large and small circles for support and inspiration.Writers of all abilities are welcome.

 “I’ve experienced creativity, warmth and connection on this retreat… a camaraderie like no other and an inspiration to continue to write.  –2017 Retreat Participant


2019 Retreats

REGISTER for retreats online and pay via PayPal or by sending us a check. To register, click the payment option you prefer in the preceding sentence.

Please note retreat payment policy: For all retreats, a non-refundable $100 deposit is required at the time of registration to guarantee your seat in the circle. Registrations received without deposit will be held in wait list until your deposit is received. Retreats taking place further away from Indiana, both domestically and internationally, may require larger deposits/terms depending on venue requirements. 

Cancellations:  In accordance with requirements of our retreat venues, we ask for the full balance payment for retreats 21 days in advance of retreat start date.  Registrations that come in after this time will owe in full.  Cancellations made less than 14 days of retreat are not guaranteed refund.

Coming Up: Retreats 2019:

WINTER RETREAT at Waycross Retreat and Conference Center Brown County, Indiana  
Dates: Friday January 18- Sunday January 20 2019
Cost: $360.00 includes private room, food, and facilitated program
Limit 15
Come settle into the luxury of a room of your own.  Program begins before dinner and ends after lunch on Sunday.  Winter retreat celebrates quiet beginnings, the wisdom of a season at rest and the creative stirrings rising out of both solitude and community.
Facilitated by:  Rebekah Spivey, Writer and Facilitator of Tuesday’s Semester Circle

Please note new terms in accordance with our retreat venue: $100 due at registration. Balances due January 4th. Registrations made after December 21 must pay full retreat amount.  Cancellations made after January 6th will not be eligible for refund.

 FALL of 2018  GHOST RANCH in Abiquiu, New Mexico   FULL!  WAIT LIST HAS BEEN STARTED. If you register by check option…we’ll add your information and notify you if there are cancellations.  
The Wisdom of Landscape; Weaving Inner and Outer Worlds
Dates:  Tuesday, October 30th- Saturday, November 3rd, 2018   Arrivals 3pm Tuesday, program begins at Dinner on Tuesday  and ends after lunch on Saturday. 
COST:  Option 1  Single Room Accommodation $1,109    Dep.$225 
               Option 2 Shared Room Accommodation $829     Dep. $175

“The world is emblematic.  Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind.” — Emerson

Facilitators Beth Lodge-Rigal and Allison Distler bring structure and support for a soulful writing group experience in the Conscious Feminine Tradition of Women Writing for (a) Change(®. This retreat will be designed to provide ample time for participants to experience the magic of the high desert. We’ll  hold both individual and group exploration through prompts, readings, sharing in small and large groups centered in daily writing circles. In addition, facilitators will create space for mindfulness/awareness and other arts activities tied to the landscape of Ghost Ranch. Yoga. Hiking. Solitude. Community. Women may set boundaries around physical activities according to their needs.

Group size limit is 18.  Your reservation is only secure once you’ve paid your deposit.($125 of deposit is not refundable–please check your commitments well in advance before making this investment).  Deposits for this retreat are higher due to higher up-front expectations from our host venue. Balances due are paid in two additional installations prior to September 15, 2018

Fee includes room, board and program.  Fee does not include airfare or car rental. (Albuquerque & Santa Fe are closest airports). Facilitators will contact you with many details, tuition agreement, logistics in the months leading up to the 2018 retreat. We hope you’ll join us for this special experience.