Announcing the very first
It’s finally time to start revealing details!
Ok, so if you’ve been following me, or Ray, on social, you may have seen us alluding to something that’s been coming up. Some of you have guessed it (being the intelligent creatives that you are!)
We are hosting our very first writer’s getaway.
What is a writer’s getaway you may ask? We are going to explain all of this throughout this next week, so make sure you’re staying tuned to find out more, and be watching, because we will be posting all the details.
The Fearless Writer’s Mountain Getaway, is an amalgamation of everything that Ray, and myself would want if we could disappear for a week to focus on our passions. It’s the cool mountain air. It’s cozy, bundled up writing in front of a fire, or with the most spectacular views. It’s finding inspiration in the ambiance of a babbling brook, or the whisper of wind through the trees. It’s being surrounded by like-minded, passionate writers to share in this journey with.
So, we have found the most irresistible location to host our very first retreat.
Nestled in the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains, The Fearless Writer’s Mountain Getaway is talking place in Canmore, Alberta.
There’s so much more to share, but for now, enjoy the photos below to get taste of what you might expect if you lock in one of ten spots on this amazing week long writing getaway.
What is a writer’s getaway without a little guidance to help in your journey?
No matter what stage you are in the writing process, there’s always more to learn. During your week in the amazing lodge we’ve booked, we’ve planned several group sessions to help focus your mind, center your spirit, and improve your writing.
From group critique sessions, to meditation and journaling exercises, we have something planned for every single day, to help make your writing stronger, your routines structured, and your brand on point.
You’ll walk away with a specifically designed workbook, that you’ll use throughout the week, and have to take home with you, to continue the habits you learn, when you get back to your daily life.
Our goal is for you to go home, refreshed, driven, and ready to take on your writing, with a renewed sense of balance, a clear vision, and the tools you need to find success.
Ray and I are only two people. Our experience in writing, our passion and our talents can only take us so far, and teach you so much.
This is why, Ray and I have a lineup of some pretty spectacular guests.
We’ve invited a handful amazing guest speakers to come and join us for an intimate discussion and dinner, where you get to interact with published, and accomplished authors who have been through this entire process.
Curious about who we’ve locked down? Well that’s going to have to wait for now. Our guests are top secret, but for the exclusive 10 talented writers who join us, we will be revealing clues between now and the event.
Not only have we hand selected a group of authors that we know are going to inspire and motivate you, but we’ve left a few spots open to cater specifically to the group of writers joining us.
When we know exactly who will be coming on the getaway, we will be solidifying the last guests, specifically in the genre, and category of our writers, so that you have the opportunity to discuss specifics about your writing process with those who have already found success in the industry.
I started this journey of wanting to host retreats when I first participated in Camp Nanowrimo. In my naivety, I truly believed that Camp Nanowrimo was an actual “adult” camp that you could sign up to spend a month, or selected days within that month, somewhere in the woods, writing, while surrounded by others that were as passionate as I was.
Although I was wrong about what Camp Nano was, it spurred me on to find a writing “retreat” or writing getaway, where I could do exactly that. After attending a writers retreat last year, I knew that this was exactly what I wanted to do.
The Fearless Writer’s Mountain Getaway was designed around everything Ray and myself would want in an event like this. We wanted to create a atmosphere of acceptance, and positivity. We wanted somewhere that writers could come, be comfortable, be at ease, and be free to just create. We wanted to create a community where we felt comfortable to share our work, and critique other’s stories. We wanted to have time to write, socialize, explore, and bond - all while being in a location that inspired us.
You can expect all of this - and more - from our getaway.
The Fearless Writer’s Mountain Getaway is a full 7 day event, where all accommodations, food, and transportation is included in the price. We have special guest appearances, seminars, writing events, and some extra special surprises included for the exclusive 10 writers who lock in a spot.
Because we are going to be in the heart of the amazing Canadian Rocky Mountains, we can’t expect you to be stuck inside, so we have planned three amazing tours, all included in the price of the getaway. Growing up in Western Canada, we certainly have explored a lot over the years, and we’re going to share the absolute best of the best with all of you. Get your cameras ready, because you are not going to want to miss this!
And the last of what we’re going to give away (there’s so much more that we want to surprise you with!) is an opportunity to have your author headshots done while in one of this worlds most beautiful on-location sites. We have hired a professional photographer to join us, so that when you go home, not only will you have an amazing week to look back on, a new group of supporters behind you, and some new habits and techniques to improve your writing, but you’ll have a selection of beautiful headshots to select from for your back cover bio!
So when does this all take place?
It’s finally time to reveal the dates of The Fearless Writer’s Mountain Getaway.
Cool, crisp, clean air.
Leaves turning to golden yellows and ravishing reds.
Snow capped mountain tops.
Pumpkin spice lattes and baked apple pie
(ok, the baking is going to have to be on Ray, because you don’t want my attempts at baking!)
You probably guessed it.
We are hosting The Fearless Writer’s Mountain Getaway - Fall 2019.
You’ll join us on Sunday, October 20th, and spend a full week with us, departing on Saturday October 26th. Just in time to wrap up Preptober, and be motivated and excited to dive into Nanowrimo 2019.
So, are you ready to take the leap? Are you ready to meet an amazing group of authors who support and inspire you? Are you ready to sign up?
Click here to send us your information and schedule a call with us.