Fall Writing Retreats
Saturday Excursions to Kickstart Your Creativity
Day-Long Retreats in Inspiring Locations this Fall

4 Unique Retreats
$50 each
Members Save $10 per Retreat*

The kids are back in school, the pool is closing, and it’s time to get back to work!

Our day-long mini-retreats will support and enrich you as a writer this fall.

Spend a day with like-minded people, make some new friends, and kickstart your writing.

These retreats will be hosted at inspiring locations around Zanesville, Ohio, which is just a quick 60 minute jaunt east of Columbus on I-70. Close enough to drive both ways in one day, far enough to feel like you’re really away.

You may attend any number of these that you wish.

The Art of Copywriting — September 7 (COMPLETE) — Businesses and marketing agencies are in constant need of qualified people to write great content—from postcard mailers to social media marketing, blogs, and so much more!

The Business of Copywriting — October 12 (COMPLETE) — How do you build a client base, promote your work, and manage the business of copywriting? Our guests will teach you how to find the right work, maintain great relationships with your clients, and how to keep yourself organized for success.

Open Write-In — November 2 (COMPLETE) — We’ll provide desk space and a catered lunch (as well as drinks and snacks all day) at a beautiful, inspiring modern art gallery. You’ll have a full day to dig into your project with all of your needs met and no one bothering you. Enjoy this perfect day to get out of town and get some serious work done.

Dialogue Workshop — December 7 — No matter how long you've been writing, there is almost always room for improvement in your dialogue. We're going to learn techniques and exercises to improve the dialogue in your work, and reinforce those lessons with activities and peer critique. Let's move from hokey to "authentic!"

These retreats cost $50 each (only $40 for OWA Writer and Patron members).

**Note that food and beverages are only included for the November 2 Open Write-In. For all other retreats, we will provide coffee and water throughout the day and break for lunch for an hour at noon.

*OWA Writer and Patron Members save $10 per retreat!

Time to get away so that you can accomplish your goals.

Space is limited! Reserve your seat today.

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Meet the Instructor

Brad Pauquette

This course will be taught by Ohio Writers' Association President Brad Pauquette, with guest speakers.

Brad is an experienced developmental editor, with a client list that includes New York Times bestselling authors and professional athletes. He’s been working with new authors to develop award-winning books since 2009.

Brad has helped dozens of writers just like you to write books that are worth reading. Brad is patient and understanding, with proven expertise in his field.

"Brad Pauquette helped me find my voice as an author. His strategic yet creative approach to writing helped me transform my story from words to sales."

— Christopher Stollar, award-winning author of The Black Lens

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