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Demystifying Writers Retreats: What Are They and Who Should Attend?

Writers’ Retreats & Createcations = Write Cool Things with Cool People in Cool Places

Imagine dedicating time to your craft in some of the world’s most inspiring locales, where iconic authors like J.K. Rowling and Tolkien transformed their imaginations into epic tales. Writers’ retreats offer this unique opportunity, but what exactly are they, and who stands to benefit the most from them? Let’s dive into the world of writers’ retreats and explore how they could be the key to unlocking your writing potential.

What is a Writers’ Retreat?

A writers’ retreat is a getaway designed for writers to focus on their writing projects away from the distractions of everyday life. These retreats are held in inspiring locations worldwide, providing the perfect backdrop for creativity and productivity. Participants spend a few days to weeks immersed in writing, learning, and growing alongside other writers.

Who Should Attend a Writers’ Retreat?

New and Seasoned Writers:

Whether you’re drafting the first pages of your first novel or putting the finishing touches on your latest manuscript, a writers’ retreat can provide you with the structured time, space, and resources needed to advance your project.

Individuals Seeking Community and Feedback:

Retreats often attract a community of like-minded individuals who offer feedback, support, and companionship. This community can be invaluable for motivation and improving your craft through diverse perspectives.

Writers Needing Strategic Guidance:

Beyond just writing time, retreats like those offered by Word Magic include workshops on storytelling, writing frameworks, strategy, publishing, and marketing, providing a holistic approach to the writing and publishing process.

Exclusive Create-cation Experience

Word Magic offers an exclusive “Createcation” experience, blending the traditional writers’ retreat with a comprehensive 12-week follow-up coaching program. Starting at $2500 USD for just the retreat or $7997 USD for the combined experience, writers can immerse themselves in the creative process at breathtaking venues in Scotland, New Zealand, and South Africa.

A Typical Retreat Schedule Includes:

  • Thursday PM: Arrival & Creative Opening
  • Friday: Storytelling Workshops, Writing Frameworks & Strategy
  • Saturday: Writing Time & 1:1 Coaching Sessions
  • Sunday AM: Publishing & Marketing Workshop & Lunchtime Departure

Why Invest in a Writers’ Retreat?

Crafting Your Manuscript:

In just a few days, you can lay down the foundation of your manuscript or advance your draft significantly, guided by expert advice and uninterrupted writing time.

From Draft to Published Author:

The combination of a retreat and extended coaching ensures you not only start your book but also finish it, with a clear plan for publishing and marketing. This will move you closer to joining the elite 1% of authors who successfully publish their work.

Invest in Your Intellectual Property:

With flexible payment options and a program valued at over $20,000, investing in a writers’ retreat is investing in your future as a published author. It’s not just about finishing a book; it’s about creating a legacy.


Writers’ retreats are more than just a getaway; they are a transformational journey for your writing career. By choosing a program like Word Magic’s Writers’ Retreats & Createcation, you ensure that your investment in your intellectual property yields dividends in the form of a completed, competition-ready manuscript. Ready to take the next step towards authorship? Book a call today and join a retreat that promises clarity, completion, and celebration of your writing goals.

Crystal Adair-Benning

Crystal Adair-Benning is the Word Magician, Story Supercharger, Copywriter & Ghostwriter for rebels, misfits and world-changing humans. She is best known for being not known at all. A secret weapon amongst successful entrepreneurs who covet her Quantum Copy Method – combining the science of writing with the spirituality of creativity. A multiple NYTimes Bestselling ghostwriter and former highly sought-after luxury event planner, Crystal finds joy in being an Intuitive Creative digital nomad – free to explore the globe with her husband, dog and laptop.

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