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"The Creek" Writers Weekend

“The Creek” Writers Retreat

March 1-2-3, 2012

Dry Creek Baptist Camp

Dry Creek, Louisiana

Come apart to the piney woods for an event especially designed for inspirational writers with a Christian worldview who wish to impact their world.

“Telling Your Story”

“The shortest distance between the truth and a human heart is a story.”

-Anthony DeMello

Program

Diann Mills

Christy Award Winner

www.diannmills.com

Frank Ball

North Texas Christian Writers

http://www.ntchristianwriters.com/

Learn more about Frank’s teaching at http://www.helpmetellmystory.com/?page_id=436

Host

Curt Iles and Creekbank Stories

Cost: $250 per person

Early bird registration: $225 if paid before Dec. 31, 2011

Program will include sessions on fiction, devotionals, articles, mentoring, self-editing, starting a writing group, social media as ministry, self-publishing, and more.

Includes six meals, two night’s lodging, banquet, and more. To provide the best experience and interaction, registration will be limited to the first fifty (50) registrants.  A limited number of additional commuter attendees will be allowed.

Lodging:  in the historic “White House” at Dry Creek Baptist Camp.  Bed and Breakfast accommodations with hotel-style lodging.

Schedule: Retreat begins Thursday evening at 6:00 PM  and concludes after lunch on Saturday.

More information at http://www.creekbank.net and Facebook: The Creek Writers Retreat.

Creekbank Stories PO Box 332  Dry Creek, LA 70637 337.396.5372 curtiles@aol.com

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Registration Form

The Creek Writers Retreat    March 1-2-3, 2012

Your name____________________________

Address    __________________________

City _____________________    State  ________   Zip  ___________________

Phone __(             )______________________________

Email ____________________________________

LODGING

_________I will be staying.   I would be willing to share a room with __________________.

_________ I will be commuting.

PAYMENT   Please send a check to “Creekbank Stories”  for $225.00.  You may also pay by PayPal.   We will send a receipt confirming your reservation.

SPECIAL NEEDS :

Dietary:  ____________________

Lodging:  ____________________

Walking;  (Climbing stairs, walking short distances)  _________________

What are your primary writing interests?  rank from 1-6 with 1 being highest.

_____ Fiction.

______  Devotional/Articles.

_______   Memoir/Family history

______   Starting a writing group in my area/church.

______   General improvement in writing skills.

______   Meeting other authors.

Please print and Mail to Creekbank Stories  PO Box 332 Dry Creek, La 70637

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Tentative Schedule*

*This schedule, like Louisiana weather, is subject to change.

Thursday,  March 1

Noon- 6:00 PM  Come early and enjoy rest and the woods

4:00-6:00  Registration

6:00   Welcome

Meal

Introductions

Keynote   Diann Mills

Session    Frank Ball   (1)

Hayride/Campfire

Friday, March 2

8:00   Breakfast

Bible Study    Randy Dupree

9   Session    Diann Mills  (1)

10   Session     Frank Ball     (2)

11:30   Session   Iles

12:00   Lunch

1-2  Write, Rest, and Walk

3:00-5:00  Session:     Mills (2)  Character and Plot workshop

5:30  Field Trip: Finding Your Place

7:00  Evening Meal/Banquet

Keynote:  Frank Ball

Front Porch Singing and Storytelling

Saturday  March 3

8:00 Breakfast

Devotion  Randy Dupree

9:00  Session   Iles

Break

10:00   Session   Ball   (3)

11:15   Session   Mills

12:30  Final Words/Lunch

About Curt Iles

I write to have influence and impact through well-told stories of my Louisiana and African sojourn.

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