2010 Mother Words Writing Retreat
Join award-winning writer and teacher, Kate Hopper, for a weekend retreat for mother-writers. We’ll write, share our writing, discuss challenges with craft, and have time to connect with other mother writers in the luxury and quiet of Faith’s Lodge. Group meetings and individual conferences with Kate will help support you as you delve more deeply into your writing and learn to take risks on the page. Come immerse yourself in the writing life with other mothers who write.
When: 4 p.m. on Friday, February 26 – 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 28
Where: Faith’s Lodge, Wisconsin
Faith’s Lodge is located on 80 picturesque acres in Northwestern Wisconsin near the town of Webster, less than a two-hour drive from the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area, less than one hour from Duluth/Superior and about four hours from Madison. The mission of Faith’s Lodge is to provide a place where parents and families facing the serious illness or loss of a child can retreat to reflect on the past, renew strength for the present, and build hope for the future.
You need not have experienced the loss of a child to attend the retreat. This retreat is for all mother writers. But proceeds from the Mother Words Writing Retreat will benefit the children and families served by Faith’s Lodge.
Cost: $500 – includes lodging, food and beverages, and writing instruction
The Lodge has eight guest suites. Each suite features a private bath, fireplace, balcony/patio, flat screen TV, DVD player, small fridge, and coffee maker. Participants will be sharing rooms, but everyone will have their own bed.
To register: Contact Evelyn Nyberg at email@example.com or 715-866-8200.
Please contact Kate at katehopper[at]msn.com with questions about the Mother Words Retreat.
To learn more about Faith’s Lodge, visit www.faithslodge.org.
1 reply on “2010 Mother Words Writing Retreat”
In my view writing retreat is a gift to me – a way to connect with your vision. Because it gives us the chance to:
1. Relax and reflect,
2. Share your words with other people,
3. Plug back into the source,
4. Give your creativity a boost,
5. Pay attention to the wonder of the world round about you.