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The Mindful Writer

IMG_3449 (2)Looking to get your “write” on?

Heather White and I will be leading The Mindful Writer, an unplugged writers’ retreat and opportunity to cultivate a mindful writing practice. Topics include painting with words, mindful insights, exercises to spark imagination and creativity. Weekend is suitable for beginner or emerging writers; experienced writers will benefit as well.

Dates: Friday May 27, arrival 2-4pm, to Sunday May 29, departure approximately 3pm.

Location:  Birchdale, close to Kemptville Yarmouth Co.  (www.birchdalelake.com). Think Rustic. Simplicity. Wilderness. Serenity.

Cost $390. Includes shared accommodation, meals (regular or vegetarian), and 8 workshops.

IMG_3180 (2)Here’s a glimpse at the 8 sessions

1 Entering the world of mindfulness and mining for story (includes getting back to

the basics of writing)

2 Getting grounded in mindfulness; benefits + how to

3 Entertaining elements of mindful writing + its applications

4 Getting out of your head + into your body

5 Mindful treasure hunt; an exercise to round out the day’s teachings

6 The mindful revisionist/editor. Insights to help polish your work

7 Mindful journal or blog writing: ways + means to springboard your writing

8 The mindful roundup. Time to share (if interested!) writing + lessons learned

For more information Contact me or Heather White, hw5662@gmail.com, 902-229-2366.



  1. linda marie coakley linda marie coakley
    April 21, 2016    

    What a great place to cover such a timely topic in writing.
    The atmosphere alone is meditative!

    • April 21, 2016    

      Lovely to see you pop into view Linda Marie! Will make sure you are in the region the “next time!”

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