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Unworkshops: Your Room to Create 2014 | March – December

March 30-April 5

August 10-20

October 23-30

November 9-22

December 14-20

All writers and artists need to give themselves time. Time to think. Time to imagine. Time to create.

All writers and artists need room. Room in their lives in which to create.

We have comfortable cabins. Nice walking and jogging trails. We even have yoga some mornings.

Perhaps an editor or so will happen by for dinner, maybe for breakfast. And likely you will bond with some like-minded creative folks in the Unworkshop. But the focus is on your creating.

Come for any number of days that fit your needs. Arrive any time after lunch, and leave before dinner on the departure day of your choosing. Stay for a day or a week, as long as you need to write. See what works for you.

Here’s what we will do:

• Provide a comfortable, private place to stay, with a writing table and other amenities (refrigerator and hot beverage center included).

• Respect the sanctity of your writing space.

• Three great meals a day, where you can eat and socialize as you wish with like-minded people (or take the food back to your room on a tray if you are in the middle of a landslide of writing inspiration). Snacks are available at all times.

• Have a couple extra computers and printers available for your use.

You can read about the experience of one of our recent retreat participants here.

Faculty & Special Guests

“Everyone from the Highlights Foundation went beyond all expectations and provided us with the highest level of hospitality.”

Patricia Cooley
Justice, IL

“It was so wonderful to spend time with other writers.”

Sue Fowler
Austin, TX

“It was a turning point in my writer's journey, the moment when I crossed the threshold into that world.”

Jody Casella
Upper Arlington, OH

“I love the unexpected guests and conversations with award-winning, talented people.”

Karen Jo Kresge
Rockville, MD