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Writing Retreats

Spend three days devoted to writing in a quiet, private setting.
Whether you are writing a scholarly article or have a story you want to tell, these retreats will give you the time, space, and support to do it. That includes rigorous review of your writing and immediate feedback from writers and editors experienced in the health science publishing world.

Each retreat includes

  • sessions on scholarly and narrative writing
  • workshops where participants share their work and get feedback from each other
  • one-on-one consultations with editors
  • time for writing

Sample Schedule

Day TwoDay Three

Day One
12:00 1:00 Welcome and Introductory Lunch
1:00 2:00 General Session One
2:00 5:00 Writing Time
5:00 6:00 Choice of Narrative Writing or Scholarly Writing Session
6:00 7:00 Dinner
7:30 8:30 Breakfast
9:00 10:00 General Session Two
10:00 12:00 Writing Time
12:00 1:00 Lunch
1:00 2:00 Choice of Narrative Writing or Scholarly Writing Session
2:00 4:00 Writing Time
4:00 6:00 Writing Workshops
6:00 7:00 Dinner
7:30 8:30 Breakfast
8:30 9:30 General Session Three
9:30 12:00 Writing Time
12:00 1:00 Lunch
1:00 2:00 Writing Workshops
2:00 3:00 Getting it Published Session


Facilitators who are professional writers and editors will be available throughout the retreat to give you guidance. Each participant will have the opportunity to schedule individual time with one of the facilitators as well.

Check back for information on the date and location of the next retreat. Or email The Scholar’s Voice for more information or to be notified when registration opens.

REGISTER EARLY – Space is limited so that we can provide an optimal environment for reflection and focus and to ensure that participants get individualized attention.

If you would like to arrange a writing retreat specifically for your organization or group contact Karen at thescholarsvoice@gmail.com