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Welcome to Tinderbox Writers Retreat 15-17 March 2018! Book your place before 18 January, 2018! Pay either full price $950 for on-site lodging (deposit $475). Or off-site price $475 (deposit $238).

**A third option is available to share a queen bed and split the full on-site fee. You must both register and pay your joint FULL balance of $950 ($475 each) by 18 January, 2018 to take advantage of this deal. If only one attendee registers and pays their half of the rate by the deadline, that attendee will be held responsible for the full balance ($950) of an on-site guest.

FULL BALANCE is due 14 February, 2018. Our first event sold out within days so we recommend you don’t wait!

On-Site Lodging Availability:

  • 1 queen bed/private room (BOOKED)
  • 1 queen bed/private room
  • 1 queen bed/private room
  • 1 double bed/private room
  • 1 twin bed/shared room (BOOKED)
  • 1 twin bed/shared room (BOOKED)
  • 1 twin bed/share room
  • 1 twin bed/shared room

To book your place:

  1. This first step is ONLY for those who are a first-time attendees. Please follow these simple directions to submit a writing sample for consideration. Returning retreat participants are not required to submit manuscript pages or a reading fee. Instructions for writing sample:
    • Send your best work
    • Your manuscript must be:
      1. Ten pages maximum (fiction/nonfiction/memoir)
      2. Standard 12 pt type
      3. Without name or contact info in the works
        Title of manuscript (fiction/non-fiction/memoir)
      4. Submit documents by email in word format (doc or docx) or rich text format (rtf) to
    • $25 NON-REFUNDABLE READING FEE:  make reading fee payment below after submitting application
    • WORKSHOP SELECTION: After our readers select qualified manuscripts, we use blind lotteries to fill the spaces.
  2. Fill in the form below and click Submit.
  3. You will receive an email to alert you that your information has been received within 3 working days. You will receive notice of acceptance by or before 14 February, 2018. Please wait to make your full payment or deposit toward the retreat until that time.
  4. Please note: your booking is not confirmed until deposit or full payment has been received.

If you have any questions, please visit our FAQ page.



Kimberly Brock is an Atlanta-based writer and author of THE RIVER WITCH. She is a wife, a mom to three kids and two dogs, and founder of Tinderbox Writers Retreat.