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Writing in the Pines

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Writing retreats and workshops

Escape the distractions of your busy life. Advance your craft and energize your writing with a challenging and supportive Writing Getaway. Join us at one of our upcoming writing retreats and take advantage of plentiful writing time, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Get Away to Write.

Upcoming Programs

Get Away to Write - Scotland
A Getaway for Poets and Writers
July 28-August 5, 2016, Dundee, Scotland
** International writing retreat **
WRITE IN SCOTLAND. Join us in the vibrant university city of Dundee to immerse yourself in a supportive week-long writing experience that will energize and inspire you. Enjoy encouraging workshops, plentiful writing time, readings by local writers and excursions to Edinburgh, the coast and more. Filled. Wait list available. Learn more.

Live Free and Write
A New Hampshire Getaway for Writers
August 14-19, 2016 Sunapee, NH
Join us in New Hampshire for a supportive writing retreat. Spend a week working on your memoir or poetry chapbook. Enjoy the refreshing New England summer with plentiful writing time, encouraging workshops, homemade meals and time to relax. Final space available. Learn more.

Shore Thing Writing Getaway
A One Day Retreat for Poets and Writers
September 3, 2016, Atlantic City, NJ
Treat yourself to a writing retreat at the shore. Down the block from Atlantic City's famous beach and boardwalk, this affordable workshop will energize and inspire you. Head home with sand between your toes, a few new pieces of writing and the glow that comes from spending the day with an encouraging community of writers. Learn more.

Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway
Supportive. Energizing. Inspiring.
January 13-16, 2017, Atlantic City, NJ area
Special Guests: Stephen Dunn & TBA
Advance your craft and energize your writing at the 24th Annual Winter Getaway. Enjoy challenging and supportive workshops, insightful feedback and an encouraging community. Choose from fiction, nonfiction, memoir, screenwriting and poetry. Scholarships available. Learn more.

We will announce more writing retreats as the year progresses.
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We offer "Early Bard" and "re-PETER" Discounts for most of our Getaways. Be sure to take advantage!

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