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Writing Retreat with Alpacas and Flowers

Writing Retreat with Alpacas and Flowers

Duration:8 hours total
Includes:Food and drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your hosts

Louise Bierig graduated from the University of Iowa's Undergraduate Writers' Workshop. She has written countless short stories, several personal essays, a few poems, three novels, and is currently at work on a novella. She leads the Lansdowne Writers Workshop as well as a workshop for Wallingford Swarthmore Community Classes. Her short stories and essays have been published in Peregrine Journal,…

What we’ll do

Come out to a writing retreat on an Alpaca and Flower Farm surrounded by woods. Arrive at 8:30 for breakfast, tea, coffee, and a chance to meet everyone. Starting at 9:00, we will sit on the porch, with a view of the flower fields, as we write on a group icebreaker to warm us up. We will then have a two-hour block of time to work on a longer project of our choice. A lunch break will give us time…

What I’ll provide

Breakfast, Lunch and Dessert
Breakfast will be available at 8:30AM. At noon, enjoy a delicious, seasonal lunch! We will conclude the day with dessert.
Coffee, Tea and Water
We'll start the day with coffee and tea. They will be available throughout the day.

What to bring

laptop and charger
an open mind
a sense of fun and adventure
a water bottle
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Where you'll be

We will conduct the workshop in a colonial era farmhouse on an Alpaca and Flower Farm surrounded by forest. We'll enjoy cool breezes on the porch or in the yard. Views of the flower fields will provide inspiration for our writing.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 21 and up can attend. Please be comfortable around animals: cats, alpacas, goats, turkeys, and chickens.
Writing Retreat with Alpacas and Flowers
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