Writers Retreat at Lizard Creek Lodge

Description:

Flexing your writer’s voice, and deepening and developing characters.

Recharge your mind, body & soul in the serenity of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and join us at Lizard Creek Lodge for this Writers Retreat in the Mountains. This all inclusive weekend includes 2 nights accommodation at Lizard Creek Lodge, delicious meals at Cirque Restaurant, workshops, writing time and a guided nature walk. Participants can also add on a morning yoga class for an additional $10. The weekend will be hosted by author Naomi K. Lewis.

Instructor Bio: Naomi K. Lewis has taught creative writing for ten years. Her novel Cricket in a Fist was published in 2008, and her 2012 story collection, I Know Who You Remind Me Of, won Enfield & Wizenty’s Colophon Prise and was shortlisted for two Alberta book awards. She co-edited the 2012 anthology Shy (U of A Press) with Rona Altrows. Her non-fiction has been shortlisted for provincial and national magazine awards. Naomi was a magazine editor a decade, and was writer-in-residence at the University of New Brunswick in the winter of 2016.

Early Bird Rate (Book By September 15th): Weekend packages start at $350+ tax per person based on double occupancy (single occupancy packages are available as well). After September 15th the rates go up to $400+tax per person (double occupancy).

Register online HERE

Weekend Schedule:

Friday
Arrive, check in,
5:30 – 6:30 pm Introductions and discussion
7:00-8:00 pm Dinner
After 8:00 pm – Free time

Saturday
8:00 – 9:00am: Yoga** (optional add on – $10)
9:00 – 10:00 am: Breakfast
10:15 – 11:45 pm: Workshop: Finding and flexing your writer’s voice
11:45 – 1:00 pm: Writing time
1:00 – 2:00 pm: – Lunch
2:00 – 3:30 pm: – Workshop: Developing and deepening characters
4:00 – 6:00 pm: – Free time : Writing time, Nature Walk or relaxation (spa, hiking, browsing town)
6:15 – 8:00 pm: – Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 pm: – Free time

Sunday
8:00-9:30 am – Participant readings, for those who feel comfortable sharing their work.
9:30-11:00 am – Breakfast and check out

Have Questions? Call Lizard Creek Lodge at 1-877-228-1948.

Cancellations can be made 14 days prior to the start day of the event after that date the event is fully non-refundable. Please call to cancel (250) 423-2057

  • Date/Time
    Date(s) - 3 Nov 2017 until 5 Nov 2017
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Location
    Lizard Creek Lodge
    5346 Highline Drive, Fernie, BC
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