Inspiring locations. Supportive instruction.

Deepen your writing and enrich your creative self during retreats and workshops with award-winning writers and like-minded peers. 

About Us

We are writers, artists,  and teachers fiercely committed to helping you and your writing
grow and thrive. 



Join us in the woods, by the water, or somewhere under a Prairie sky.

Nook & Cranny Writing Retreat

Explore your imagination with us at Bell Aura, a 19th-century church turned B-and-B in picturesque Carman, Manitoba. Stay in cozy writerly-named rooms, enjoy delicious food, and take a riverside walk. Come for the writing, stay for the karaoke party!

Wild Writing in the Boreal

Held at Falcon Trails Resort, this retreat brings women together to hike, hot-tub, eat amazing food, and immerse into their words in cozy, wood cabins with fireplaces, amazing views, forest silence, and new friends.

Stillwater: Release Your Inner Writer Retreat

Practice staying grounded while writing at this historic family estate overlooking Lake Simcoe. Stay in the 1870's main house or the 1920's servant quarters and enjoy the labyrinth in the pines, the meadow walk, or writing by the lake.

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“Whatever you do, don’t stay in the never-never land of wanting and not doing. It will make your soul sick. If you want to write, claim for yourself what you need in order to learn, grow, practice.” ~ Pat Schneider

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Wild Ground Writing Retreats’ head office is located on Treaty One Territory, the traditional territory of the Anishnaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dene, and Dakota peoples and the homeland of the Red River Metis. As treaty people, we are grateful to make our home and livelihood on this land and endeavour to act in support of reconciliation.  

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