Writing Workshops & Retreat

Who Will Tell Your Story?

Writing Workshops & RetreatRetreat to the beautiful Acorn Lodge on Young Lake in Sebright, Ontario for an immersive writing experience focused on character driven plotting. Acorn Lodge is a stunning place to replenish your creative well.

We’ll go deep inside your characters’ heads and get them talking. Be inspired by nature, be energized by fresh, healthy meals, be motivated by the energy of like-minded writers doing what you love.

Come for the weekend or come for the day. Workshops include meals. (see below for details)


When: Next workshop to be announced

Time: 10 am to 5 pm

Where: Acorn Lodge, 241 Monck Rd., Sebright, Ontario (only 1.5 hours from Toronto)


Workshops Overview


Day One:WWTYS What's It All About

  • How story structure affects character behaviour.
  • How to use invalid beliefs to show character growth.
  • How to create compelling characters.

Day Two:

  • How to characterize with flashbacks, dialogue, movement and more.
  • How to make emotional connections with your readers.
  • How conflict drives character and plot.

*Workshops includes an electronic copy of Who Will Tell Your Story? workbook


Acorn Lodge

As writers, we know the importance of setting. As you break away to work on your character, find a quiet nook or a window seat where the view may inspire.

Acorn Lodge Collage



Full Weekend – Both Workshops, Meals (1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, snacks, drinks) & Accommodation:
Shared Room (2 singles) – $325.00
Private Room (1 double) – $350.00

(Limited Availability)


Come For the Day (no accommodation):
One Day Only – includes lunch, snacks, drinks – $80
Both Days – includes 2 lunches, snacks, drinks – $150 (save $10)

Menu Details will follow.

Register for Workshop


Registration Form Here