September 2nd – 5th, 2017
This retreat features: A movie night, pajama party, the “All White Affair” welcome dinner, girl talk, one-on-one coaching with Karolyne, sessions on blogging, business, publishing, self-publishing, public speaking, overcoming writer’s block, and finding your purpose. It also includes a trip to Hollywood, poetry workshop, and surprise guest spoken word performance.
6:00pm – Check-in, relax and refresh
7:00pm – Welcome Dinner: An all-white affair
9:00pm – Movie Night Writing Activity & Pajama Party!
9:00am – Breakfast
10:00am – Church (We will decide where to attend together)
12:30pm – Lunch and writing activity
1:30pm – Write, relax, pray & 1-on-1 coaching and consulting sessions w/ Karolyne
3:30pm – Session: How to Start a Successful Blog
4:30pm – Session: Building a God-centered business
5:30pm – Session: Establishing a Career in Writing
6:00pm – Session: Publishing & Self-Publishing (Q&A to follow)
7:00pm – Dinner | Share your work and read to us during dinner!
8:00pm – Activity: What Genre is “Write” for Me? Quiz
9:00pm – GIRL TALK! Share your testimony/story
9:00am – Breakfast
10:00am – Write, relax, pray & 1-on-1 coaching and consulting sessions w/ Karolyne
12:00pm – Poetry workshop & Surprise guest performance(s): Spoken Word
12:30pm – Exploring and Lunch in Downtown Hollywood
3:00pm – Reflective writing activity
4:00pm – Goal setting & vision mapping activity
5:00pm – Session: Fiction Workshop
6:00pm – Dinner | Share your work and read to us during dinner!
7:00pm – Session: Overcoming writer’s block, fear, and anxiety
8:00pm – Finding Your Voice: Speech Building Activity
8:45pm – Session: What is my Purpose?
9:30pm – Group Bible Study and Prayer
8:00am – Farewell breakfast, raffles, and giveaways…
10:00am – Checkout
*All sessions and activities are optional. We encourage you to attend the sessions as you see fit, but take as much or as little time as you need to pull away, write, and work on your project. If you don’t come to a meal, we will save you a plate.