FRIDAY, APRIL 24
10–3pm: Write-In Fireside Room
Complementary beverage service
No food service/bring snacks
Hotel check in 4pm
3-5pm: Retreat Check-In Lobby
Sign in & obtain materials
6pm: Meet & Greet Boathouse
Light meal and dessert
B.Y.O.B (alcohol permitted)
6:45-7: Introductions Boathouse
(Name, where from, genre/sub-genre,
7–8: Guest Speaker Boathouse
Sonali Dev opens the retreat
8pm: Free Time
Time to write, critique, plot, socialize, or
SATURDAY, APRIL 25
7–9am: Breakfast Buffet Terrace Grille
9:15am: Group Photo TBD
9:30–11:45: Guest Speaker Fireside Room
Sonali Dev presents:
“Finding Deep POV at the Intersection of Author Voice and Character Voice.”
11:45–1:45pm: Book Sale Lobby
Noon: Lunch Buffet Terrace Grille
1:30–5:30pm: TBD/ Free Time
Write on your own,
Join a critique group, relax
5:30-7:30pm: Raffle/Dinner Fireside Room
Raffle basket drawings
Dinner served 6 pm
7:15pm: Dessert Boathouse
2019 Angel Award presented by Diana Stout
8:30pm: Network/Social time
SUNDAY. APRIL 26
7-9am: Breakfast Buffet Terrace Grille
7–11: Write-In Fireside Room
Water, coffee, and tea available
11-Noon: Chapter Meeting Fireside Room
Retreat ends after meeting
Hotel check-out is by 11am.
Raffle tickets will be on sale for $1 each to be used for the raffles drawn Saturday evening in the Fireside Lounge.
“Ask me about my books.” Authors with the book sticker on their nametags are open to discussing their published works.
Writing Areas Available:
Boathouse: The lower lakeside ground level has a table and chairs; the large outdoor deck and patio have chairs. Some members are lodging in the boathouse; please be considerate of their personal space if you choose to write in these areas. The restroom is located on the main floor by the kitchen.
The Inn: Each guest room has a desk or table; the Terrace Grill is closed to the public until 4 pm, but they have graciously permitted us to use the space for writing or critiquing during the day.
Outdoors weather permitting: The boathouse deck; chairs on the lakeside by the fire pit; benches and sitting areas around the inn.
Before You Leave: Please place your lanyard and plastic name tag cover in the basket by the door.