The Sunset Inn, North Carolina
9 North Shore Drive E
Sunset Beach, NC, United States
(888) 575-1001 Toll Free
  • November Retreat 2013

Maureen Ryan Griffin Writing Retreat 2014

Join us at the Inn for two dates in November 2014.  November 7th - 9th or November 14th - 16th for two weekends full of writing activities that will renew your creativity. This retreat is for everyone, whether you are a practicing writer, closet writer, or have yet to pick up the pen writer! Your teacher and author Maureen Ryan Griffin uses techniques and prompts that will spur your imagination, and can be used to create non-fiction, fiction, and or poetry, the choice is yours.

November 7th-9th

COASTAL WRITING RETREAT: Connect with Your Creativity at the Sunset Inn (Writing--and more--as Renewal and Inspiration) / 1 weekend session
Back by popular request: a weekend writing retreat full of activities to reconnect you to your creativity. Return home refreshed, with new ideas and energy for your writing.
$418 for writing 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, November 9th, at half price.
You'll need a copy of Spinning Words into Gold, available for $23.54 at the retreat. Or, visit www.maureenryangriffin.com to order in advance.

November 14th - 16th

PROJECT BOOK AT SUNSET BEACH: GET YOUR BOOK OUT OF YOU AND INTO THE WORLD (Writing/Publishing Your Book-length Writing Project) / 1 weekend session
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 working knowledge of the steps you need to take and the procedures and documents that are necessary (query vs. cover letter, book proposal, overview, synopsis, outline), as well as an introduction to today's publishing world (major publishers, university presses, small presses, self-publishing, e-publishing, and print-on-demand). Note: Class doesn't include critique of your book manuscript.
$418 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, November 16th, at half price.
You'll need a copy of Spinning Words into Gold, available for $23.54 at the retreat. Or, visit www.maureenryangriffin.com to order in advance.


Re-cap:  Your stay at the Inn includes two nights, two breakfasts, and lunch on Saturday.  Add $30.00 per night if you would like a grand room. You will have ample time to relax in your room, on the beach, or your private screened in porch. Also, new this year, stay Sunday night for 1/2 price!! The group typically goes out to dinner together on Saturday, but you can choose to go on your own and explore if you wish. All you will need to bring is a copy of "Spinning Words into Gold" which will be available at the retreat for $23.54. For more information on the workshop visit www.MaureenRyanGriffin.com. Call The Sunset Inn today and reserve your spot toll free 1-888-575-1001.