Indiana Writers Center Women’s Writing Retreat Schedule

FRIDAY

Check in – 1:00 – 1:45 pm

Set individual writing goals for the weekend that we speak out loud and share on a white board – 1:45-2:30 pm

Mini Lecture - Discuss outlining our weekend goals – 2:30 – 3:00 pm

Break – 3:00 – 3:15 pm

Create a writing outline for the weekend – 3:15 – 4:15 pm

Check in to room and/or relax – 4:15 – 5:00 pm

Writing Block – 5:00 – 5:45 pm

Dinner – 6:00 – 6:45 pm

Writing Block – 6:45 – 8:45 pm

Evening Relaxation Exercises – 8:45 – 9:00 pm (Optional; Bring Yoga mats or a towel for simple stretches and breathing exercises)

Evening Push - Writing Block – 9:00 – 10:30 pm (Optional because we start early but if you don’t need a lot of sleep, go for it)

 

SATURDAY

Morning Relaxation Exercises – 7:30 am – 7:50 am (Optional; Bring Yoga mats or a towel for simple stretches and breathing exercises)

Breakfast – 8:00 – 8:45 am

Writing Block – 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Optional Group Walk or Continue Writing – 11:30 – 11:50 am

 Lunch – 12:00 – 12:45 pm

 Mini-Lecture – How to Stop the Writers Block – 1:00 – 1:30 pm

Afternoon Relaxation Exercises – 1:30 – 1:45 pm (Optional; Bring Yoga mats or a towel for simple stretches and breathing exercises)

Writing Block – 1:50 – 4:00 pm

Break – 4:00 -4:15 pm

Mini Writing Exercise – 4:15 – 4:45 pm

Writing Block – 4:45-5:55 pm

Dinner – 6:00 – 6:45 pm

Writing Block – 6:45 – 8:45 pm

Evening Relaxation Exercises – 8:45 – 9:00 pm (Optional; Bring Yoga mats or a towel for simple stretches and breathing exercises)

Evening Push - Writing Block – 9:00 – 10:30 pm (Optional because we start early but if you don’t need a lot of sleep, go for it)

 

SUNDAY

Morning Relaxation Exercises – 7:30 am – 7:50 am (Optional; Bring Yoga mats or a towel for simple stretches and breathing exercises)

Breakfast – 8:00 – 8:45 am

Mini Lecture – Revision and What to Do When We Get Back Home - 9:00 - 9:30 am

Writing Block – 9:30 – 11:45 am

Lunch – 12:00 – 12:45 pm

Sharing of Our Work – 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Pack up and check out – 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Depart

 


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