Writers silent retreat: New Norcia

$100.00

From Monday night the 18th of February to Wednesday lunchtime the 20th of February Amanda Viviers is running a silent retreat for writers.

The goal: to get your book manuscript, blogs or writing done!

The New Norcia Guest House is one of my favourite places to write.

Your host: Amanda Viviers

Costs: Donation to Guest House for Accomodation and Meals suggested price $80 per night.

Program cost: $100 upon application 15 places only.

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From Monday night the 18th of February to Wednesday lunchtime the 20th of February Amanda Viviers is running a silent retreat for writers.

The goal: to get your book manuscript, blogs or writing done!

The New Norcia Guest House is one of my favourite places to write.

Your host: Amanda Viviers

Costs: Donation to Guest House for Accommodation and Meals suggested price $80 per night.

All meals for residential guests are provided in the Guesthouse Dining Room. The meals offered are simple and home cooked, visitors receive the same as the monks. They are self-serve in style and are offered in one sitting at the same time as the monks. Lunch is the main meal of the day (three courses) with supper being a lighter meal in the evening.

There are eight twin-share rooms with en-suites and six single rooms and one twin room with shared facilities.

All linen and towels are provided.

Program cost: $100 upon application 15 places only.

(non-refundable but is transferable)

Accommodation cost: payable at the end of the retreat via donation.

Silent Retreat Program:

Monday 18th Feb:

5 pm: meet and greet in the lounge room of the guest house and check into rooms

6.30pm: Vespers

7 pm- Dinner

8 pm: Reading and conversation in the Library

Tuesday 19th Feb:

8.30- 9.30am- breakfast served at the guest house

10 am- Shut up and write session

10.45- morning tea break

11 am- Shut up and write session

11.45am- Lunch

1 pm- afternoon nap, time alone or reading in rooms.

4 pm- communal walk New Norcia grounds

6.30pm- Vespers

7 pm- Dinner

8 pm- Library discussion and feedback of everyone’s writing, prepare one piece for feedback. Positive feedback only.

Wednesday 20th Feb:

8.30- 9.30am- breakfast served at the guest house

10 am- Shut up and write session

10.45- morning tea break

11 am- Shut up and write session

11.45am- Lunch and close of retreat

This retreat is very simple in nature and designed to help give you a framework to write.

If you have any questions, contact Amanda on info@amandaviviers.com

I can’t wait to meet you and write together.

Amanda can often be found with a pen in her hand, food spilt down her blouse and a fresh story in her heart. She is an Author, Public Speaker and Radio Presenter. 

 

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