RELAX AND WRITE IN PARADISE: Magnetic Island Retreat June 2- 4 2023

Magical Magnetic Island! You can’t get much better than this beautiful tropical island off the coast of Townsville in North Queensland.

Escape the winter blues and reboot your writing mojo at RELAX AND WRITE IN PARADISE 2023. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the island’s many secluded beaches, reignite your creative self, indulge your inner writer and learn from one of Australia’s most experienced writing teachers (yes, that’s me 🙂 )

Connect with other writing women and write up a storm!

Is your creative spirit crying out for a little TLC? Come along and regain your love of writing and life at the next Relax and Write Retreat on Magnetic Island in tropical Far North Queensland at Amaroo on Mandalay

From FRIDAY 2 JUNE – SUNDAY 4 JUNE 2023

Join like-minded women in a fun and supportive environment discovering just how much some deep relaxation can ignite your imagination and get you writing again. Relax and unwind with gentle morning yoga sessions and get writing with innovative workshops that use yoga, and drama techniques to help move those stories out of your head and onto the page. 

The program includes two yoga sessions, feast night and four informative and inspiring creative writing workshops. Whether you’re writing memoir, fiction or screenplays, these sessions cover the basics of character, dialogue and story development, as well as a special introduction to screenwriting and advice on editing and submitting your work.

Two nights comfortable, airconditioned accommodation plus delicious breakfasts and dinners are all included in the cost.

PRICES START at only $580 twin share but only if you’re an early bird or repeat retreater!

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INCLUDED is the whole three day, two night weekend of writing, fun and feasting, including comfortable accommodation, breakfasts and dinners, 2 yoga  sessions, 4 creative writing workshops and a feast night. Transport not included.

AFTER EARLY BIRD PRICES END: Twin Share $620 Single $750

Or pay your $200 deposit here before 31 March 2023 for

EARLY BIRD $580/$700

BUT HURRY! EARLY BIRD PRICES END MARCH 31!!

Come along and join the fun, make new writing buddies and renew your love of writing. Contact me before you book to make sure places are still available. PLACES ARE STRICTLY LIMITED TO ONLY 15 WOMEN with half of those places already taken. BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

RETREAT PROGRAM

FRIDAY 2 JUNE

ARRIVAL from 2 pm 

4:30 pm – Meet and Greet with drinks and nibbles 

5:30 – 7pm WORKSHOP 1– WRITING YOUR WAY INTO A CHARACTER

Great stories spring from great characters.

7pm –DINNER

SATURDAY 3 JUNE

7:15 am – 8:30 –YOGA  

8:30 – BREAKFAST

10 – 12:30 pm – WORKSHOP 2 – DIALOGUE AND PLOT

Developing your story from start to finish

12:30 – LUNCH and FREE TIME 

3:30 – 6:00 pm – WORKSHOP 3 – INTRODUCTION TO SCREENWRITING – PLOT PLOT PLOT! 

6:30 pm –FEAST at Barefoot restaurant

7:15– 8:15 pm – Night beach walk 

SUNDAY 4 JUNE

7:15 am – 8:30 –YOGA

8:30 – BREAKFAST

9:30 – 12:00 – WORKSHOP 4 – WHERE TO FROM HERE? Publishing pathways, building your writing CV,

creating space for creativity in your life. Collage

MIDDAY— PICNIC AT ALMA BAY

3 pm DEPARTURES with option to stay on for sunset

Come and join me for a weekend of warmth, sunshine, inspiration and writing fun with wonderful women who share your love of story. CONTACT ME for more info or BOOK HERE.

MASSAGES will also be available with a handpicked masseuse at an affordable price for those after some extra TLC.

See you there!

Lots of love

Edwina xx

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