Writer's Renaissance
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Are You a Woman AND a Writer? Do You Wish You Could Take the Time to Tend to Your Creative Process? Have You Always Dreamed of Visiting Florence? Do You Like Gelato?

If you answered YES! to any of these questions, Writer’s Renaissance is for you!
In the Writer’s Renaissance retreat, we will use the city that cradled the creative genius of Dante, Michelangelo and da Vinci as a classroom to experience a rebirth and renewal of our own.

Whether you have been writing professionally for years or are just starting out, this retreat will kindle your creative spirit, add juice to your writing and send you home with new tools to keep the inspiration and energy flowing in your writing long after you return.

Writer's Renaissance is for you if:

You want to combine writing instruction and writing time with inspirational sightseeing in a beautiful city;

You want to find new ways and new perspectives to electrify your writing on the trip and for life;

You want to write and learn with a group of like-minded, creative women;

You want to learn from successful women writers who have written memoirs, novels, children’s books, travel books, and more;

You want to fill your creative well and give your inspiration a jump-start;

You like "off the beaten path" experiences when you travel; and,

You love food!

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Writer's Renaissance includes six nights accommodation, two delicious meals a day, writing instruction and activities, including an excursion into the countryside for a cooking class, wine tasting and gala dinner.

About Us
Program Description
It's not a Retreat - it's a Renaissance. Come write in Florence with like-minded women. We'll use the city as a classroom to unlock our creativity, electrify our writing and eat lots of gelato along the way! Buono!
Upcoming Event

Apr 12 - 18, 2015
Venue: Hotel Terrace, Florence, Italy

Program Length
6 nights
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Program Focus
Autobiography/Memoir, Children's, Fiction, Humor, Mystery, Poetry, Romance, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Travel, Young Adult
Julie Hedlund, Lisa Clifford, Mary Hoffman and Katie Davis
$4050 - $4950: accommodation in the most beautiful hotel in all of Florence is included, located in the historical center of Florence, overlooking the Duomo and the Arno. Daily breakfast and dinner also included.
Global Locations
Florence, Italy
Julie Hedlund
The Abundant Writer
8584 Hollyhock Ln.
Lafayette, Co 80026
United States
Phone: 3035239944