Indiana Writers Center Writing Retreat

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Presented by Indiana Writers Center at Oakwood Retreat Center, IN

Jul 12 - 14
Indiana Writers Center Writing Retreat

If you are looking for a stress-free environment that is dedicated to supporting your writing goals  join us for an amazing weekend at the Oakwood Center in Selma, IN. All meals included!

If you are looking for a stress-free environment that is dedicated to supporting your writing goals …if you are looking for a weekend that is committed to exposing you to likeminded writers who are there to hone their craft…if you are wanting structured feedback from a writing professional… if you are wanting a community of writers to create and imagine with….if you are wanting the freedom to just focus on the writing and nothing else, then join us for an amazing weekend at the

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ADMISSION INFO

Preregistration required!

Facilitator: Angela Jackson Brown
Dates: Friday, July 12 – Sunday July 14|
Time: Check-in 1 p.m. on Friday, 7/12. Check-out in the afternoon on Sunday, 7/14. All meals are included.
Location: Oakwood Retreat Center, 3801 S 575 E Rd, Selma, IN 47383 (www.discoveroakwood.org/)
Cost:
Member price – $400 Cost includes single room, one meal on Friday night, three meals on Saturday, and breakfast and lunch on Sunday.*

Nonmember price – $500 Cost includes single room, one meal on Friday night, three meals on Saturday, and breakfast and lunch on Sunday.*

Add-on option – Manuscript consultation with Angela Jackson-Brown
You have the option of purchasing an individual coaching session to review up to 25 pages:
40 minute session: $25
90 minute session: $40

*Additional retreat services included: Bonfire, Pool, Wi-Fi in main building, Gluten Free meal option (advanced notice required), unlimited coffee and tea service, and complimentary snacks (fruits, nuts, candies).

Contact: 317-255-0710

Email: mail@indianawriters.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Indiana Writers Center Women’s Writing Retreat Schedule

FRIDAY

Check in – 1:00 – 1:45 pm

Set individual writing goals for the weekend that we speak out loud and share on a white board – 1:45-2:30 pm

Mini Lecture – Discuss outlining our weekend goals – 2:30 – 3:00 pm

Break – 3:00 – 3:15 pm

Create a writing outline for the weekend – 3:15 – 4:15 pm

Check in to room and/or relax – 4:15 – 5:00 pm

Writing Block – 5:00 – 5:45 pm

Dinner – 6:00 – 6:45 pm

Writing Block – 6:45 – 8:45 pm

Evening Relaxation Exercises – 8:45 – 9:00 pm (Optional; Bring Yoga mats or a towel for simple stretches and breathing exercises)

Evening Push – Writing Block – 9:00 – 10:30 pm (Optional because we start early but if you don’t need a lot of sleep, go for it)

 

SATURDAY

Morning Relaxation Exercises – 7:30 am – 7:50 am (Optional; Bring Yoga mats or a towel for simple stretches and breathing exercises)

Breakfast – 8:00 – 8:45 am

Writing Block – 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Optional Group Walk or Continue Writing – 11:30 – 11:50 am

Lunch – 12:00 – 12:45 pm

Mini-Lecture – How to Stop the Writers Block – 1:00 – 1:30 pm

Afternoon Relaxation Exercises – 1:30 – 1:45 pm (Optional; Bring Yoga mats or a towel for simple stretches and breathing exercises)

Writing Block – 1:50 – 4:00 pm

Break – 4:00 -4:15 pm

Mini Writing Exercise – 4:15 – 4:45 pm

Writing Block – 4:45-5:55 pm

Dinner – 6:00 – 6:45 pm

Writing Block – 6:45 – 8:45 pm

Evening Relaxation Exercises – 8:45 – 9:00 pm (Optional; Bring Yoga mats or a towel for simple stretches and breathing exercises)

Evening Push – Writing Block – 9:00 – 10:30 pm (Optional because we start early but if you don’t need a lot of sleep, go for it)

 

SUNDAY

Morning Relaxation Exercises – 7:30 am – 7:50 am (Optional; Bring Yoga mats or a towel for simple stretches and breathing exercises)

Breakfast – 8:00 – 8:45 am

Mini Lecture – Revision and What to Do When We Get Back Home – 9:00 – 9:30 am

Writing Block – 9:30 – 11:45 am

Lunch – 12:00 – 12:45 pm

Sharing of Our Work – 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Pack up and check out – 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Depart

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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LOCATION

Oakwood Retreat Center

3801 S 575 E Rd, Oakwood, IN 47383, IN

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Oakwood Center (OWC) is located 15 minutes southeast of Muncie, Indiana, one mile north of Prairie Creek Reservoir, nestled along the banks of the White River. 

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