May 28, at 9: His legs ached his vision was blurry and his ears were still ringing from the impact of the single engine plane striking the sand bar. It was far too short for a runway of any sort, but, given the circumstance, he had no choice but to take his chances touching down on the small clearing in the thick jungle woods. The pounding of an early summer rain fueled the fury of the jungle waters and proved the plane to be no match for its might.
Learn new writing skills. Beneath the Carolina stars, you walk back to the quaint, yet rustic, retreat lodge where refreshing pineapple-infused water awaits you.
Sinking into one of the lobby's comfy couches, you can't help but smile about the amazing day you just had - learning about character and setting, dining in fine southern hospitality, receiving feedback on your manuscript, and splashing around for an evening dip in the pool - with your newfound tribe of writing friends.
Fontana Village is the perfect place to spend 6 amazing days and 5 nights Now is the time to start giving your writing the time it truly deserves.
You're in the right place This writing retreat is for YOU If you're not willing to give up on your dream I can't believe this exists.
It's a town with a full-time population of less than Fontana Village Resort is your home away from home during your week-long writing retreat. The rooms are comfortable and accommodating. Enjoy relaxing in the pool right outside your room or trek down to the lazy river. Bring a spouse and enjoy a rousing round of disc golf.
Visit the laundromat before you leave and stop at the ice cream shop while you wait for your clothes to dry. You'll likely hear music emanating from the Outfitters Store. Be sure to relax with a glass of wine and enjoy the view from the Bear's Den and Lounge at sunset.
The Senses Every day, enjoy a delicious and satisfying meal. It smells and tastes like Mama cooked it. It might be a spaghetti dinner with noodles cooked to perfection, buttered corn, and a thick sauce with or without meat seasoned with oregano, thyme, and basil.
Or it might be Applewood smoked chicken breasts, tender and buttered green peas, roasted red skin potatoes, a variety of soft dinner rolls, and a simple tossed salad. For mid-morning snacks, enjoy fresh fruit such as a whole crisp red apple, a ripe yellow banana, or a large juicy orange.
Nosh on a granola bar, nuts, or pretzels to tide you over until lunch. And writers need brain power. And of course we can cater to your needs for dietary restrictions.
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The "plot" has been structured to create the perfect climax, a 10k or 5k race for literacy! DAY 1 Welcome Dinner Meet the faculty and get to know one another while you dine and relax among your newfound tribe.
First night's dinner at 8: DAY 2 Journal Making Group runs every morning, followed by interactive workshops and one-on-one critiques. After dinner, it's journal-making time! Feel fresh mountain breezes, and then visit the gift shop.
DAY 4 Ride the Lazy River After dinner, chat with new friends or your fictional characters as you gently float on an inner tube around the lazy river. You might see a bear, an eagle, or other wildlife as you relax on the pontoon boat. The climax of your mountain getaway is to run the 10k race with your new writing friends.
Bling will be awarded!
If you want to go far, go together. To take it to the next level. This is where the rubber meets the road. And the pen meets the paper It's time to fight the good fight. Whether it's limited time, feeling stuck in a project, or those deeper reasons, like fear of failure, you're not alone. We'll talk about methods for structuring a writing life around those thousands of other things that vie for our attention, then dive into one specific method with an hour-plus of structured writing time.The infinite monkey theorem states that a monkey hitting keys at random on a typewriter keyboard for an infinite amount of time will almost surely type a given text, such as the complete works of William grupobittia.com fact, the monkey would almost surely type every possible finite text an infinite number of times.
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