2006 Professional Writing Retreat A
Writing Your Draft
August 3 - August 6, 2006
Sleeping Lady Mountain Retreat
This retreat is designed for writers who have a clear idea of what they
will write about and are ready to spend sustained time doing so.
On-site facilitators and editors provide support for writers.
Through sharing their work in small writing groups and other contexts, participants become part of a community of writers.
The retreat is designed to accommodate writers at all
levels of development.
Retreat activities include
Retreat A is limited to 20
long stretches of time to write
response from writing group members
one-on-one conferences with
editors and facilitators
a workshop on professional writing
publication of an
anthology of “intermediate” drafts.
Please see information Writing Retreat B, Editing and Publication.
View photographs from the 2004 Professional Writing Retreat A.
Participation in this retreat is by online application only. The pool of
participants chosen will be as representative as possible of the
geographic, racial, and ethnic diversity of the writing project. It
will include teacher-consultants and site leaders—kindergarten through
university—with a range of writing interests, experience, and
Travel and Lodging
NWP will cover the cost of double-occupancy rooms and meals.
Participants are responsible for travel costs and incidentals. (Local
sites may be able to help with travel expenses.)
Applications are no longer being accepted. To view the original application information, click here.
Professional Writing Retreats Brochure
For more information, contact
Lizzy Berryman at firstname.lastname@example.org.