Project: Book! Retreat

PROJECT BOOK: GET YOUR BOOK OUT OF YOU AND INTO THE WORLD (Writing / Publishing Your Book-length Writing Project)

Inspiration in front of the Sunset Pier!

Project: Book! participants find Inspiration in front of the Sunset Pier!

A hands-on workshop for any writer who would like to write and/or publish a book and

1) doesn’t know how
2) doesn’t get around to it
3) feels
a) intimidated
b) confused
c) overwhelmed
d) uninspired
e) all of the above

You’ll gain clarity, confidence, direction, momentum, and working knowledge of the steps you need to take and the procedures and pieces that are necessary (overview, synopsis, outline, and all that jazz), as well as an introduction to today’s publishing world (major publishers, university presses, small presses, self-publishing, e-publishing, and print-on-demand). We’ll talk about marketing, too, whether you’re an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert. $378 (plus tax) includes retreat, lodging, two breakfasts and Saturday lunch. Note: Class doesn’t include critique of your book manuscript, which is a separate service.

sunsetinn003Our retreat takes place at the Sunset Inn, where you’ll have your own beautifully appointed private room with king-sized bed, private bath and balcony, and enjoy the large porches with rocking chairs and swings, as well as the coastal setting. For more information on the Sunset Inn, which is a five-minute walk from Sunset Beach and is next to a peaceful marsh where herons and cranes live, see You’ll have your choice of rooms, each with its own distinctive style and color scheme. View your choices here. You’ll return home inspired with new ideas and energy for getting your book project out into the world.

Sharing some laughter at the Sunset Inn

Sharing some laughter at the Sunset Inn

$378 for the weekend beginning Friday, February 24th through Sunday, February 26th. Includes Project: Book sessions, two nights’ lodging, two breakfasts and Saturday lunch (hotel tax and Saturday dinner at a local restaurant not included). Additionally, for those who might like to stay another day to work on their writing, or to just enjoy the beach, the Inn is offering Coastal Writing Retreat participants the opportunity to stay Sunday night, February 26th, at half price.

You’ll need a copy of Spinning Words into Gold, available for $25 at the retreat.

WHERE: The Sunset Inn, 9 North Shore Dr., Sunset Beach, NC 28468 
Friday, February 24 – Sunday, February 26, 2017*

TO REGISTER: Contact the Sunset Inn at 888.575.1001 or 910.575.1000 (if you would like to handpick your room, view your choices here first, then call). Because the Inn is holding rooms for you, our participants, they are blocked off as unavailable online. 

*Also, please let the Inn know when you call if you are interested in staying Sunday night, February 26, at half price. The Inn will hold your reservation with a credit card.