2006 Professional Writing Retreat B
Editing and Publication
June 22 - June 25, 2006
Sleeping Lady Mountain Retreat
Writing Retreat B is designed to support writers near the end of the
writing process. As in Retreat A, participants will join writing
groups, meet with facilitators and guest editors, and spend sustained
time working on their writing. To participate in this retreat, writers
need to have a completed draft at the time of application. Activities in this retreat focus less on developing ideas in writing
and more on revising the presentation of those ideas.
Retreat activities include
Participants will leave this retreat with a manuscript ready for
publication. Equally important, participants will leave with a set of
skills and practices that will enable them to support publication
efforts at their local site.
narrowing down and revising for a particular journal or audience
- editing for accurate and effective documentation
integrating and using sources thoughtfully
- line editing for clarity, economy, style, and precision.
Retreat B is limited to 15 participants.
Please see information on Writing Retreat A, Writing Your Draft.
View photographs from the 2004 Professional Writing Retreat B.
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 email@example.com.