Writing Retreat 2012

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Saving money on a Writing Retreat: Day one

On the first full day at 9:30 we went in search of coffee. After 45 minutes and lots of dead birds we found the starbucks. I spent my first five dollars in Hyannis. We then went to the trader joe’s. I spent ten more dollars. It was then that we entered the mystical void that […]

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Workshops at the Writing Retreat

Most days at 3:00pm, we have an optional staff-led writing workshop. Our first workshop was Dramatic Structure, led by Brenna: Today Matt led a series of exercises and prompts to help break through writer’s block. Later workshops on our calendar currently include Dialogue, Living a Life Worth Writing About, Self-Publishing, Blogging, and many more.

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The 2012 Writing Retreat begins!

Today is the first day of our 2012 Writing Retreat program! Last night, 26 teens from across the U.S. and Canada converged upon our retreat site in Hyannis, Massachusetts. After a burrito dinner and orientation meeting, writing commenced at midnight.         (All photos courtesy Ali S.) Between today and November 15th, each of […]

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