You’ve always dreamed of writing your stories, but now you ask yourself: How do I start? Are my stories really that interesting? Can I fill the pages of a whole book with them?
Remember! We all carry a multitude of stories within us. Your stories are as unique, gripping, and heart-warming as those by any famous writer.
Spend a relaxing weekend communing with your inner writer at picturesque Camp Ocean Pines overlooking the shores of the California Central Coast. Experience the satisfying process of writing with Shoshana Kobrin, author, writing coach, and psychotherapist. Whether you’re a beginner, yearning to send your words out into the world or an experienced writer wishing to refine and expand your craft, you will be inspired by this stimulating two-day retreat; a blend of informational learning and hands-on experience. You will leave wit the tools you need to put your stories into print!
You will experience:
Discovering and developing ideas for your stories
Readings of classic and modern stories as to illustrate theory
The writer’s process in building stories
Creating your own stories
Interactive discussion in small and large groups
A guided step-by-step process
Positive and constructive feedback
The retreat includes:
Analysis of structure and elements of the short story
Traditional and modern methods of shaping plot
What makes a successful or unsuccessful story
How the short story is similar to and differs from other forms of literature
Information about publication options
A copy of Shoshana’s book of short stories
Closer to the date, you will receive information about what to bring to the retreat.
$354 - on-site lodging includes all of the above plus two nights lodging, six delicious meals and one of the instructor’s books
$301 - off-site lodging includes all of the above, six delicious meals, one of the instructor’s books however no on site lodging
Please fee free to contact the instructor, Shoshana Kobrin, MA at email@example.com with questions about the workshop. For more information about Camp Ocean Pines or with help registering, please contact Luann, Adult Programs Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.