Writing Retreats

Writing Coach & Author Lynne Golodner leads writing retreats every year, some in partnership with WritingWorkshops.com, to build a community of writers and develop your craft. Space is limited to keep the events intimate and focused on every writer who participates. Writers who have attended previous retreats with Lynne Golodner can enjoy a 10% discount on retreat tuition!

Lynne Golodner gave every participant at Mackinac Island a water bottle and notebook during the writers retreat

The 2023 Roster of Writing Retreats includes the following:

Nova Scotia 2023 – July 24-28, 2023

Join Lynne in a private home on the Atlantic Ocean for daily writing and workshopping, breakfast and lunch, a final night celebratory dinner and reading, and optional excursions to enjoy the striking scenery of Nova Scotia! This retreat is limited to 8 writers and will focus on a theme of How Place Shapes Identity. Apply now!

Writers retreat participants on Mackinac Island 2022
Mackinac Island Writers Retreat 2022

Mackinac Island 2023 – September 11-15, 2023 (registration opens January 1, 2023 on WritingWorkshops.com)

Enjoy daily generative writing, camaraderie and community along with breakfast & lunch, two evening receptions, one live reading, and activities including an 8-mile bike ride, an optional kayaking excursion and a forest hike!

Michigan weekend retreats

No more than 8 writers will be accepted into Lynne’s weekend writing retreats in her Huntington Woods, Michigan home.

These intimate retreats begin Friday night and finish midday Sunday, with a group dinner at a local restaurant Saturday night (optional, and with additional costs). The purpose of these weekend retreats is to work on a specific piece of writing that you would like to publish. Interested writers must submit a sample of writing and a brief letter detailing why they are a fit for the retreat.

Writing Your Life (Nonfiction) – March 3-5, 2023 (applications open December 1, 2022)

Writers read favorite writing outside the Mackinac Island public library during the 2022 retreat
sharing some favorite writing outside the Mackinac Island public library 2022

Fiction in the 21st Century – November 10-12, 2023 (applications open August 1, 2023)

To inquire about any of these retreats, or add your name to the waitlist to be notified when applications open, please email lynne@yourppl.com.

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