Creative Writing Retreats

Writing Retreats in Southern Ontario

Spring Thaw
A weekend writing retreat in Ontario this May.

Longing for a weekend of writing, laughing and lake-gazing?
This is a weekend for folks who want to escape the city, snip the ties on their responsibilities and create some beautiful, focused time to write. We’ll gather at a big manor house on a lake — ten participants and two facilitators — and we’ll write. In silence and in laughter, in circles and all alone, we’ll find just the right words and sentences and images to move our stories out into the world. Participants may have projects on the go, or may simply arrive with big open hearts and the desire to create.

May 12 – 14th
Loretto Maryholme, a soulful old manor house on Lake Simcoe
Facilitated by Danette and Chris

We only have 1 spot left!

Summerglow

Weekend writing retreats in Southern Ontario this July and August.

Is your creative writing craving inspiration and focus?
This is a weekend for people who want to write wildly and playfully, using prompts and activities that reconnect us to our lives and longings, our dreams and desires, ourselves. Summer is a perfect time to experiment with being open, playful, creative and wise. We’ll meet in a manor house on Lake Simoe to spill words and laughter, to connect with each other, to take in the warmth of Ontario summers and to WRITE. Participants may have projects on the go, or may simply arrive with big open hearts and the desire to create.

July 28 – 30th
Loretto Maryholme, a soulful old manor house on Lake Simcoe
Facilitated by Britt and Ailsa

August 18 – 20th
Loretto Maryholme, a soulful old manor house on Lake Simcoe
Facilitated by Danette, Saroo and Jenna

Registration opens on April 4th!

Hearts On Fire

A five-day writing retreat in August.

Do you have a writing project or idea that’s longing for some time and attention? Do the constant demands of everyday life get in the way of the creative process you’re craving? Are you yearning for a nice stretch of time to relax into your work, your body and your creative pulse? Hearts On Fire is the place to bring those desires. With the big canvas of five days of writing, sharing and focused silent time on the shores of Georgian Bay, participants will be able to slow down and ease into the hugeness of their work and themselves.

August 3 – 7th
Two beautiful cottages on the shores of Georgian Bay
Facilitated by ChrisDanette and Bree

Registration opens on April 4th!

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