Writer’s Cottage and Agenda

Our writers retreat cottage in Brentwood Bay is just one block from the ocean in a peaceful tranquil setting but only a short walk from Brentwood Bay Lodge and Spa, marinas, kayak and paddle board rentals, gift shops and local cafes. Paddle over to Butchart Gardens or take the Eco Cruise.

Accomodation

The writers cottage has 4 large bedrooms including a private Master bedroom suite on the 2nd floor (premium rate), 2 full bathrooms, large country kitchen, cozy living room and family/dinning room both with sofabeds. The 3 private bedrooms have a shared bath. For the budget conscious you can opt for twin beds or one of the sofa bed rooms.

Retreat Space

Enjoy the flower and organic vegetable garden, pond and private back deck with barbeque and outdoor dinning in this fully fenced yard. The group workshop will take place in the garden area to make the most of the beautiful summer weather.  Writing space is also available in the two living room areas, kitchen and secluded areas in the garden. Some of the bedrooms also have writing desks.

Agenda

Day One – Saturday July 15th – Noon – 7pm – Group workshop and writing exercises. By the end of Day one you will have the following outcomes:

Clarity about your book project, the synopsis/elevator speech written, clarity on the purpose and reader for your book, working titles and sub-titles.  Evening Free to use the kitchen or dine out in Brentwood Bay.

Day Two – Sunday July 16th – 9am – 5pm – Group workshop and writing exercises. By the end of Day two you will have a complete writing plan for your book – chapter by chapter, divided into individual writing exercises.   Evening Free to use the kitchen or dine out in Brentwood Bay.  You may choose to visit Butchart Gardens and the firework display.

 

Day Three – Monday July 17th 8am – 11am – Last group meeting.  Noon – 2pm Lunch at the SeaHorse Cafe* 3pm-5pm Kayak or Paddle Board in Brentwood Bay.

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