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Ann Diamond writing workshop 'Write Your Life Away' - view of Winter on Lac Selby.

'WRITE YOUR LIFE AWAY'

Lac Selby Writers’ Retreat, with Ann Diamond

February 26-28, 2011

Unforgettable 2-day writing experience in a warm country environment. Regenerate your creativity, connect with other writers, and get fresh perspectives for 2011 -- and beyond. Bring your writing and a sleeping bag. We offer:

  • comfortable sleeping quarters
  • vegetarian cuisine
  • gorgeous lake views and unlimited snow
  • hot tub, walks in the woods, cozy wood fires
  • private consultations with a published writer
  • group sessions

HOW TO GET THERE:

We'll meet you at the bus stop near Bromont, and drive you to Lac Selby. You will discover a special region of south eastern Quebec, along with its wines and delicious cheeses.

Register Now: $200

Ann (workshop leader): 514 974 1116 or Gay (owner): 450 295 2865






Ann Diamond writing workshop 'Birds and Words' - view of Lake Selby.

BIRDS AND WORDS
A weekend writing workshop on Lake Selby

Stimulation and structure in a Quiet Place

October 16 - 18, 2009

A weekend workshop in a comfortable country cottage to create, enjoy warm fires and sunsets, experience peace (and birds taking off).

Separate cabins available

Good food, vegetarian meals from fresh local produce


TOPICS

From starting your story to getting unstuck, this workshop is designed to take your writing to new heights.

  • Group sessions
  • Individual consultations
  • Harvest meals
  • Country walks
  • Rides on the lake
  • Opportunities for relaxation and meditation

SCHEDULE

Ann Diamond writing workshop Birds and Words - view of cabin.

FRIDAY night arrival between 6 and 8pm (snacks provided)
Introductions, and a writing exercise to break the ice

Early to bed

SATURDAY

7-9am: breakfast

9-11am: writing workshop

11am-1pm: free time for personal writing, one on one consultations, exploring the area, a walk in the woods or around the lake

1-2pm: lunch

2-4pm: workshop

4-6pm: apple picking, a little sight seeing, wine tasting at Cote St Ardoise winery

6-7:30pm: free time to explore, write, or chat

7:30pm: dinner

After dinner: free time/ writing /bonfire

10pm: bedtime

SUNDAY

7-9am: breakfast

9-11am: writing workshop

11am-1pm: free time, one on one consultations, or just relax and explore

1-2pm: lunch

2-4pm: workshop...

FAREWELL RECEPTION


DIRECTIONS ON GETTING HERE:

258 LaRose street
Dunham, QC
J0E 1M0

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

Full weekend (including meals, accommodation, individual consultation) with accomplished published workshop facilitator, coach,

Private room $425
shared room $400
Dormitory style (bring your own sleeping bag) $375

Workshop only Saturday and Sunday (lunch included) $200


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