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“Close your eyes. Imagine getting to spend a week on a mythological island, populated only by funny, creative, sensitive people of all ages and backgrounds. Imagine three delicious, healthy, mouth-watering meals appearing magically each day. Imagine nothing to do except write, dream, nap, stroll along oceanfront cliffs, and let your creativity flow. Now open your eyes. You are at Laura Davis’ annual Commonweal writing workshop.”

–Kim Tyler, Santa Cruz

I'd like to invite you to the 10th annual Writer’s Journey Retreat at the incomparable Commonweal Retreat Center in Bolinas in Northern California. I don’t know if I can find the words to tell you how powerful, inspiring and transformative these summer retreats have been.

The retreat will begin with arrival on Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 and will conclude on Tuesday, July 21st after lunch.

Many of us hold a deep dream of wanting to write. We want to write so we can understand ourselves more deeply and so that we can be seen. We sense that there are stories living inside of us that need to be told, but in our busy lives, we have not been able to create the time, space or circumstances in which to do so.

The Writer’s Journey Retreat will give you that time. In our safe, supportive circle, you will find the permission, encouragement, and skills you need to explore the voices in your heart and tell the truth about your life.

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About Us
Established
2005
Program Description
Free your deep creativity & explore writing as a tool for transformaton. Join a supportive community of writers at a gorgeous retreat center perched on the high cliffs of Bolinas in Northern California. Enjoy luscious food & the opportunity for deep rest.
Upcoming Event

Jul 15 - 21, 2015
Venue: Commonweal Retreat Center, Bolinas, CA

Programs/Year
1
Program Length
7 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
21
Program Focus
Autobiography/Memoir
Faculty
7-time HarperCollins author, Laura Davis, (The Courage to Heal, I Thought We'd Never Speak Again, Becoming the Parent You Want to Be)teaches memoir writing and leading writing retreats in the US and internationally.
Costs
$2100 for a single occupancy room and $1850 for a double; a week of instruction, incomparable beauty, incredible organic food, and a remarkable, supportive community of fellow writers.
U.S. Locations
Bolinas, California
Months
July
Contact
Laura Davis
The Writer's Journey Retreat
2274 Kinsley St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
United States
Phone: 831-464-9517
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