Writers Retreat

February 17-19, 2023

Hilton at Bell Rock

90 Ridge Trail Dr, Sedona, AZ 86351
PSA is proud to present our first ever Writers Retreat in gorgeous Sedona Arizona!   This retreat is a great opportunity to network with other writers in the cozy and spectacular  setting at the Hilton at Bell Rock.   The retreat will be moderated by John McCarney and Jessica Spring Brown. A relaxing day of  discovering how to develop a great idea to conquering the rewrite. Bring your writing  challenges with you and together we will find solutions that get your project back on track. And  get a chance to write while enjoying the beautiful surroundings with some great food and  beverages. 

Schedule

Friday, February 17, 2023
  • 4:00 – 6:00 pm – Open Registration: Pick up Badges, Retreat information, Fishbowl Entries, Pages to Read for Writers Insights Workshop.
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Wine and Cheese (Optional)
Saturday, February 18, 2023
  • 8:00-9:00 am – Breakfast Buffet and Connect with fellow writers (Open Registration)
  • 9:00 am -9:15 am – Welcome and review of the day
  • 9:15 am -10:30 am – Open Forum on Developing Ideas with John
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am – Spit Ball Fight: Sharing best practices and processes
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm  -Writing time
  • 12:00 pm -1:00 pm – Lunch and Connection with fellow writers
  • 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm – Open Forum on the Rewriting Process with Jess
  • 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm – Fish Bowl in the Writers Lounge
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Wrap Up and Feedback about the Retreat
Sunday February 19, 2023
  • 8:00-9:00 am – Breakfast Buffet and Connect with fellow writers
  • 9:00-11:00 – Table Read

(For any writers that want to stay over or come up a second day. Breakfast is at the writer’s cost, not included in the event costs.)

Register for the Writers Retreat

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April 22, 2023 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Marston Theater

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