Sun, Oct 24|
Autumnal Writing Retreat
Join us for the very FIRST Autumnal Writing Retreat - Connect with nature and your creativity in a unique house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright!
Time & Location
Oct 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM EDT
Clausland Mountain , Rockland County, New York
About the event
Before we all hunker in for winter, join us for one last fling by joining for our very first…
Autumnal Writing Retreat in a gorgeous Home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright - nestled in the woods on Clausland Mountain, in Rockland County, New York!
How will we spend this sacred time together?
There is nothing quite like writing in community - sitting in spaces carved out for creativity - while sipping tea, gazing out the window, or finding a spot in nature to nestle into with your pen in hand.
1:1 Time with your Writing Coach (that’s me!)
I will be there for “Spot Coaching” to answer specific questions you may have or to gently nudge you over a potential writing “hump” during the retreat
A Supportive Workshopping Experience
We will convene as a group to workshop your writing (3-5 pages) in a suportive and constructive way that focuses on Positive Feedback and will help move your project along. Workshops will be broken up into two sessions, with ample breaks between each.
Craft Building & Journal Writing Prompts
We will have a “Craft Talk” that focuses on an important aspect of writing, no matter your genre. You will also be given a journal writing prompt designed to ground you in Nature - Yours and the Earth’s - encouraging connection to Self, Earth and Other.
Reading & Relaxation
Relaxation Station - an expert masseuse will massage your tension away and help ground you in your body by giving neck, shoulder, arm and hand massages!
How good does it get?!
And feel free to peruse books that may inspire your writing or bring your own to share and find a nook or cozy-up on the couch and read in front of the fire to get into your writing or decompress.
Rituals & Fire!
We will have a Grounding and Centering Ceremony to begin and then talk about how to create rituals in your writing routine to ground you in your writing space. Then we will sit, stand or even dance around a fire pit and tap into the passion that fuels our creative fires!
Releasing and Opening are wonderful ways to create space and autumn lends itself to that, as we can get into harmony with the falling leaves. We will talk about what it is like to be “dormant” in our writing lives and how important each stage of our unique writing process is - so we can honor it and honor ourselves!
And of course, we can’t forget about the food!
Thoughtfully prepared organic meals will be whipped up by our personal chef and beautifully arranged to be served to you! Sunday lunch and dinner are provided, along with healthy snacks to keep your energy up throughout the day. Warm soups, hearty salads, grilled veggies, shrimp and salmon - we are going all out to nourish you!
(Pescatarian and Vegetarian options - please let us know of any dietary restrictions.)
THERE ARE 6 SPOTS AVAILABLE (and two are already taken)!
If you know that one is yours and you want to grab it NOW, just click on the link to register. If you have any questions, reach out to me by emailing me at: Tanio@TheWritesofPassage.org or send me a message via the Contacts form on my website.
If you KNOW you want to come but the cost is stopping you, PAYMENT PLANS ARE AVAILABLE. Reach out to me for more information.
I am SO excited to offer this unique experience in this truly unique location!
*Safely Protocols - In order to attend this in-person event, a Covid test must be gotten on the Saturday before the event starts (October 23rd) with a negative result. Temps will be taken and we ask that if you have any symptoms, to please refrain from attending. This is a small gathering and there will be plenty of room for social distancing, air flow, etc.
Early Bird Special
ends October 18th 5pm$375.00