Join us in Lima, Peru for our first Scholarly Article, Dissertation, and Book Writing Retreat!

The Retreat will take place from December 14-18, 2018 at the beautiful Sol De Oro Hotel & Suites in downtown Lima. You can view the hotel here: http://soldeorohotel.com/.

You’ve been procrastinating for months (and sometimes years) about completing that one article or chapter that has been on your computer desktop for a long time. Your colleagues have asked you time and time again about that status of moving towards completion and you are having difficulty getting motivated or focused. Well, we are here to help!

The Write Right Now! program is a professional retreat/destination workshop for those interested in writing towards completing an article, chapter, thesis, dissertation, or book. This devoted time, space, and professional support may allow you to reconnect and write about your original concept or develop a new idea that you would like to eventually publish.

Led by Editor in Chief of the Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships (University of Nebraska Press), Dr. James Wadley, the writing retreat will allow the time, space, and support needed to move forward with your manuscript through planning, goal setting, and accountability. This supportive experience in Lima, Peru before the close of the year will enable you to FINALLY get over the hump by the conclusion of 2018.

Tentative Itinerary for Writing Retreat:
December 14, 2018
Day 1 Morning (9:00AM): Goal setting; Planning; Team building; Balance and self-care
Day 1 Afternoon: Write Right Now!
Day 1 Evening (6:30PM): Accountability over dinner (large group)

December 15, 2018
Day 2 Morning (9:00AM): Emotional and social obstructions to writing
Day 2 Afternoon: Write Right Now!
Day 2 Evening (6:30PM): Accountability over dinner with team

December 16, 2018
Day 3 Morning (9:00AM): What editors look for? Does it all make sense
Day 3 Afternoon: Write Right Now!
Day 3 Evening (6:30PM): Accountability over dinner with team

December 17, 2018
Day 4 Morning (9:00AM): Writing responsibility and community engagement exercises/Branding
Day 4 Afternoon: Write Right Now!
Day 4 Evening (6:30PM): Accountability over dinner (large group)

December 18, 2018
Day 5 morning (9:00AM): Morning Process, support needed and accountability, and retreat close

Description: For our retreat, we will meet each morning during breakfast to discuss writing goals, expectations, and potential obstructions. Support will be garnered through group discussion and feedback to increase the likelihood of completing your writing goals. Team building exercises will create a sense of cohesion so that we will be able to support one another and provide a high level of accountability. At the conclusion of the morning meeting (10:00-10:30AM), you will Write Right Now! by moving to a space at the hotel, downtown Lima, or waterfront that allows each person to work towards completing their chapter, manuscript, or other written narrative. At 6:30PM, we will come together to discuss individual writing progress for accountability and share other cultural experiences over dinner.

The cost of the retreat is $1875.00 which includes hotel, transportation to/from the airport, breakfast each morning, and restaurant dining on December 14 & December 17, 2018. The cost of the retreat does not include airfare.

There are ONLY 20 slots available so don't hesitate to submit your application.
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What would you like to accomplish during a retreat of this nature? For example, write a scholarly article? Complete a book chapter? Develop an idea? etc. *
Please provide a 500-1000 word writing sample so that we can have an idea of your potential topic as well as your writing proficiency. *
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