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ZigBone Farm Writing Retreat with Tammy Greenwood

Location ZigBone Farm, 6612 Harbaugh Rd., Sabillasville, MD.
Date Sunday, July 28, 2024 at 4:00pm -
Friday, August 2, 2024 at 11:00am
Duration   4 days, 19 hours
Link https://www.zigbonefarmretreat.com/2024-summer-novel-writing.html
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What to expect:

  • Practical guidance and inspiration to jumpstart your novel writing
  • Writing workshops coupled with plenty of free time to work on your projects
  • A small-group writing community, limited to 10 participants
  • Excellent meals, made with produce grown on the farm or nearby
  • Rustic luxury, unparalleled views, gorgeous gardens, space to walk and create!
Tentative Schedule for Summer Novel Writing Retreat

4-5pm: Arrival:
5:30 pm: Welcome reception on the terrace and dinner from the wood-fired oven 

8am-9am: Breakfast
9am-11am: Themed session (see below for themes)
11am-4pm: Lunch and Free Writing Time
4pm-6pm: Generative Writing Exercises
6pm-7:pm: Community Dinner
7pm-10pm: Optional Evening readings

11am Departure: Wrap-Up Exercise & Debrief 

Daily Themes (focused on the 8 Cs of Novel Writing)
Day 1: Concept and Character
Day 2: Circumstances and Conflict
Day 3: Complications and Crisis
Day 4: Climax and Conclusion

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