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Scribente Maternum Writing Retreats

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Retreats specially curated for writers who identify as mothers

Scribente Maternum was formed out of a desire to find balance between our children as writing inspiration and their perpetual presence as writing distraction. Join us for our next chance to write together as a community:

Write Like a Mother Retreat

October 19-22, 2023

Sou'Wester Lodge

Seaview, Washington (approximately two hours from Portland and three hours from Seattle) 

This retreat includes:

  • Time and space to write

  • Curated craft sessions with acclaimed writers and teachers

  • Supportive feedback (and space to share more than just writing)

  • Mindfulness practices and intentional movement

  • The unique and brave Scribente Maternum writer-moms community

  • Opportunities to explore and support the beautiful Pacific Northwest

  • FREE writer goodies, curated from vendors across the region

Additional amenities:

  • Welcome reception on Thursday evening

  • Breakfast each morning from local restaurants

  • Lunch each day from local restaurants

  • Dinners together as a group

  • Celebratory closing session, including opportunities for live readings

  • An opportunity to reserve on-site accommodations at a steep discount, so we can retreat together as a writer-mom community

  • Transportation from Portland airport on Thursday afternoon and back again Sunday morning, if needed



  • We work very hard to keep the cost of our retreats as affordable as possible, never charging more than our expenses.

  • A select number of early-bird tickets are now available! These sold out months before our retreat last year, so don't delay! Claim your seat at this amazing experience today.

  • Full-price tickets are just $497 for the entire weekend. Early-bird tickets are $427, while they last.


Retreat Schedule

  • Details are coming soon! Take a look at last year's retreat schedule below for a sneak peek.


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