Mapping Your Writer’s Journey


Exploring the Purpose, Pleasure, and Possibilities of Writing

July 7-14, 2019

Flat Rock, North Carolina


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Your Investment:

$2199 USD, all single rooms

Mapping Your Writer’s Journey is limited to 14 participants!

Since space is limited and we expect to fill quickly, grab your spot now.


BONUS 1: $75 value

A Writer’s Journey Prep Kit – an exercise and planning packet to ready you for our journey.

BONUS 2: $500 value

Pre-retreat Workshop Sessions (virtual) with Gina and your fellow retreat sisters.

BONUS 3: Priceless

Secret Facebook group where you can connect with your retreat sisters, get all the juicy details about the retreat, and reminders and tips for preparing for the journey.

BONUS BONUS: $150 value

Pay in full now and receive a 1-hour private call with Gina! This can be used before or after our retreat.

 What’s Included:

  • Accommodations for 7 nights in the Retreat House at Highland Lake Cove.
  • A private single room including your own writing desk.
  • Complimentary wi-fi in your room and common areas.
  • Group sessions, mini-workshops, and other teachings.
  • Delicious, farm-fresh buffet-style meals, including breakfast every morning, four lunches, and supper every evening.
  • A group outing into the Village of Flat Rock, for lunch and fun creative play!
  • And all the fun bonuses above!

To Join Us:

  • Pick your payment option; details below.
  • No worries about roommate selection as everyone has her own private room.
  • Right away, you’ll receive email acknowledgment of your payment.
  • You also will receive an email with your complete registration packet.
  • In order to receive confirmation of your space, you must return the completed forms to Gina within 5 days of your payment. Don’t fret; all instructions will be in your email.
  • As soon as we have your registration form, you’ll receive confirmation that your space is waiting and your writer’s journey is underway!

Option A:


Balance of $1799 due by April 10, 2019

Option B:

PAY IN FULL – $2199 Pay in one easy installment.

Option C:

PAYMENT PLAN $733 per month for 3 months

Questions? Or need to talk to us about a different payment plan? Please email

Itinerary is subject to change as this retreat is led by the heart.

Cancellation policy:

  • Your $400 deposit is fully refundable until 120 days before departure (March 12, 2019).
  • Any cancellation between 90 and 119 days from the retreat start (between March 11 and April 9, 2019), will result in a loss of your deposit.
  • Cancellation between 60 and 89 days before the retreat (April 10 and May 8, 2019), will result in a loss of 50% of the total retreat price.
  • Cancellation between 59 days (May 9, 2019) and the retreat start, the retreat price is non-refundable.
  • We reserve the right to cancel the trip if it is not meeting the trip minimum. If we do so, your deposit/payment is refunded in full.
  • Trip cancellation insurance is always recommended whenever making travel plans. We suggest Travel Guard Insurance online and you can choose from several policy options.

I write to discover what I know.

~ Flannery O’Connor