Courage, Trust  & Shame in the Writing Life
A Seaside Retreat for Writers
October 12-14, 2018

Oregon Coast Weekend Retreat

This educational, experiential, generative workshop will draw from the work of Dr. Brené Brown in her books Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, and Braving the Wilderness. We’ll explore how vulnerability, courage, self-compassion, and connection influence your experiences as a writer.

Friday, October 12th:  5 - 9:30 pm
Saturday, October 13th:  9 am - 6:30 pm
Sunday, October 14th: 9 am - 12  pm


Meg Weber is a writer, therapist, certified
Daring Way Facilitator, and adjunct
professor in counseling psychology.


Retreat only, no lodging (includes meals): $500

Retreat includes 5 meals:
Friday dinner
Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Sunday breakfast



Who should attend?

Writers at any stage of their writing life are encouraged to join us for this workshop.

Workshop is open to women, transgender, genderqueer, and non-binary individuals.


Meet Your Facilitators


Location & Lodging

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The retreat will take place in a privately owned house facing the ocean in Seaside, Oregon. Price begins at $500 for the weekend, with lodging options available. 


Sara Blackthorne is a writer, editor,
paralegal, & roadwoman for
intuitive personal ritual creation. 

Payment & deposits

$250 non-refundable deposit due at registration.

No cancellations after 9/15/18. A spot can be transferred to another individual. 

Payments can be made in installments - final payment due by 9/15/18. 

On-Site Lodging Options
(Price includes retreat & meals)

Bedroom 2: 
Twin bunk bed
Twin bed
$650 each

Bedroom 3: 
Two twin beds
$650 each

Bedroom 4: 
Queen bed single occupancy $750
Queen bed - shared bed $600 each
Twin bed $650

Bedroom 5:
King bed single occupancy $1100
King bed - shared bed $750 each