Sign up for memberships is currently suspended while we revamp how it all works. New community website coming soon with regular online workshops, masterclasses and live feedback sessions!
Detailed info on membership levels shortly but here’s an outline of what’s coming:
- Easy-to-use, interactive online space with apps for Apple and Android so you can access on phones and tablets too.
- You can create own groups within the community for specific topics and giving each other feedback
- We’ll have dedicated community managers who will share interesting content, start conversations and chat with members.
- Writing prompts and exercises posted several times a week.
Monthly Online Events
All of these sessions will be recorded and uploaded to the community for everyone to learn from.
- Workshop Webinar: 1 hour live event with 15-20 min presentation or workshop on a specific writing subject then Q&A session. Up to 100 members can attend.
- Flash Feedback: live 1-hour Zoom session for feedback on flash stories up to 500 words – members read them out and get feedback from Retreat West founder, Amanda Saint. 6 members will be able to read per session.
- Open Feedback: live 1-hour Zoom session for feedback on short stories, novel or memoir extracts up to 1000 words – members read them out and get feedback from Retreat West founder, Amanda Saint. 4 members will be able to read per session.
- Short videos and blogs created specifically for the community site on different elements of writing.
- Course bookings open to members before advertised on website, mailing list and social media.