for a personalized writing retreat especially for Women Writers
by the beach and the historic district of Galveston, one of the largest in the United States. Did I mention dolphins?
on your writing with dedicated writing time alone and in a small group. Make loads of progress on your novel.
with 1:1 coaching, group Q&As, plus individual feedback on your work before, during, and after the retreat.
"For me having access to Robin to brainstorm even when we were not in session was invaluable... [A]s a writer, your characters are real and when you are in full on writing mode you want to talk about them like other people talk about their kids and pets. Robin gets that and is happy to listen and talk about them over tea and pancakes. You can’t get that kind of impromptu advice and discussion on zoom or through written comments. "
— Laura Proctor, Writer
Robin Henry, your book coach
Writers work with Robin at Readerly to craft the compelling novels readers crave about people who’ve made a difference. My coaching superpower is analysis—work with me to elevate your novel.
Lee Henry, your host
Lee and Robin ran a historic bed and breakfast in the Texas Hill Country and Lee is great on foot or a bike! He will make you feel at home and comfortable so you can write.
US citizens do not need passports, but check for any other travel requirements at TSA. Citizens of other countries should check requirements for entering the US
English is the unofficial language of the United States, many people also speak Spanish.
Before you arrive—pre-retreat materials with written feedback to start your adventure
6 nights private accommodation in Galveston
Dessert and Coffee/Tea Talks with your coach
Four private coaching sessions
Scheduled Time to Write
Group Discussions on Craft Topics
Two Tours with a local guide
Follow up session after the retreat
Time at the beach and plenty of free time for thinking about your novel
What is the schedule like?
See a . This is subject to change depending on availability and the needs of the writers attending.
Where are we staying?
A historic house in the heart of Galveston. All writers will have a private bedroom and there are shared workspaces.
What are the terms and the cancellation policy?
What Currency do I need?
U. S. Dollars
Reserve a place for $500
Send me a message to ask questions or set up a call. The retreat is designed for a small group. Once it fills, you can join the waiting list.
Writing groups can opt to schedule a personalized retreat for 3-4 writers that fits their needs and schedule.
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