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New to writing, or a published or soon-to-be-published author?  
As long as you have a serious desire to write, you are welcome to join the Women Writers’ Circle! 
Our retreats are designed to offer women the perfect time and place to write, along with encouragement and support from other writers.  While we’re primarily concerned with offering the big blocks of time to write that so many women can only dream of, we also want to help other women writers hone their craft, and that’s why we are especially excited to announce that our 2022 special guest author and workshop leader is 
#1 NY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR and author of the OPRAH BOOK CLUB’S inaugural book selection: 
In addition to her work as a bestselling author of 22 adult and YA novels, Ms. Mitchard is known as the type of workshop and seminar leader who can “change a writer’s life.”  Ms. Mitchard was in her mid 30’s, a widow, and raising three children on her own when she wrote her first novel, The Deep End of The Ocean. Chosen as the inaugural selection of Oprah’s Book Club, that first novel was wildly successful, and now, with success after success behind her, 
She absolutely loves to share her knowledge and insights with other women, and we couldn’t be happier to offer her the opportunity to do so at our Women Writers’ Circle Retreats!
Depending on your retreat, features include either a FIRST PAGE ADVISING SESSION OR EXTENSIVE DEVELOPMENTAL REVIEW with Ms. Mitchard. Submit a short excerpt of your work, plus a few of your most burning questions about writing and publishing, then enjoy in person/zoom advising session with the author (Developmental Reviews also include Ms. Mitchard’s written comments and suggestions).
 Each evening, those who wish to READ EXCERPTS OF WORK IN PROGRESS will have the opportunity to do so.  Writer and former Creative Writing Instructor Mollie McClure will join Ms. Mitchard to help 
facilitate/lead group discussions after the readings.
All retreatants are also invited (but not required) to read during their retreat’s Farewell Dinner or Farewell Breakfast.
Organic, vegetarian breakfasts, lunches and dinners are included in Complete Retreats at Snug Hollow Farm.
Tybee Island retreats include continental breakfasts, snacks, and a special Farewell Dinner.
DAYTRIPPER and/or ZOOM IN RETREATS are available (see specific retreat info for pricing and details).


Up-to-date Covid19 vaccination is required for all retreatants–no exceptions.   

                                           Snug Hollow retreat size is limited to 14+retreat leader(s).   

Tybee Island retreat size is limited to 4 “Complete Retreat” attendees (includes overnight lodging) and 4 “Daytrippers”+ retreat leader(s).


A 50% deposit is required when reserving a spot.

Full payment 30 days prior to the retreat.


If we cancel your retreat for any reason, a full refund of your retreat fee will be provided.


Contact Mollie McClure, writer and retreat organizer @ 859-537-0295/



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