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Just Write

Conscious Living Workshop

Just Write

A Seasonal Writers' Retreat

Friday, Sep 2, 2011, 4:00 PM –
Sunday, Sep 4, 2011, 2:00 PM (All times are local to the event.)

Facilitator
Cathy Coleman, PhD
EarthRise at IONS
101 San Antonio Rd
Petaluma CA 94952
US
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This time to write will be supported by the ambience of a spacious retreat center nestled among rolling hills and beautiful oak trees, and sumptuous, nourishing, fresh and beautiful food. Writers will have single occupancy rooms with desks—and plenty of room to write. The retreat will open with a circle to share intentions and close with a circle to share discoveries and processes. In between writing sessions, writers will gather for meals and intermittent optional meditative movement.

This is a weekend to just write, away from home, away from work, away from usual distractions. Come on over—your room awaits.

EXTRA-NIGHT OPTION:
If you wish to stay on and write on your own, a 1-night extension is possible. The cost of staying an extra night, Sept 4, is $150 including meals.


"Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else." —Gloria Steinem

"Plot springs from character... I've always sort of believed that these people inside me- these characters- know who they are and what they're about and what happens, and they need me to help get it down on paper because they don't type." —Anne Lamott

"Why do writers write? Because it isn’t there." —Thomas Berger


This weekend is hosted and facilitated by Cathy Coleman, PhD, Executive Director of EarthRise. Cathy Coleman holds a doctoral degree in East-West psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) and oversees the operations of the land and retreat center at IONS.


Fees
$325 Earlybird rate thru August 2nd and $350 thereafter. Fees include private room and freshly prepared meals Friday evening thru Sunday lunch. The additional cost of staying an extra night, Sept 4, is $150 including meals.

Arrival and Departure
Check-in and access to accommodations is from Friday from 4:00—6:00 pm. Guests are requested to be checked out of their room lunchtime on Sunday. For more information on directions and transportation, see Plan Your Stay. Note: If you are staying for the extra night, your departure will be on Monday.

Further Information
Please email workshops@noetic.org or call 707-779-8202.

Keywords:
retreat, words, write, writing
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