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 20-23, 2022

Baltimore, Maryland 

 

Registration opens soon! Stay in the loop to be the first to hear about it and snag a great discount at the same time.

This retreat includes:

  • Time and space to write

  • Writer-moms community

  • Craft and writing-focused sessions with local writers and teachers

  • Mindfulness practices

  • Intentional movement

  • Opportunities to explore and support the city of Baltimore

What else is included?

  • Welcome reception

  • Breakfast each morning from local restaurants

  • Lunch each day from local restaurants

  • Celebratory dinner at local Busboys & Poets restaurant

  • Curated tools and gifts, perfect for every writer-mom

 

Retreat Schedule (subject to change)

Thursday, October 20, 4-7pm

Baltimore Spirits Company

Opening social hour and welcome with light hors d'oeuvres (included)

Friday, October 21, 8am-5pm

Clifton House

8:30-9:00 - Continental breakfast (included) and welcome

9:00-9:45 - Centering activity with Ana Rodney

9:45-10:45 - Time with small writing groups

11:00-noon - Visual journaling workshop and intention-setting with Amanda Burnham

Noon-1:00 - Lunch (included) and solo or group writing time

1:00-2:00 - Craft writing seminar with local writing teacher

2:00-5:30 - Small group and independent writing time with dedicated pockets for intentional movement

5:30-7:00 - Free time

7:00 - Group dinner (optional)

Saturday, October 22, 8am-5pm

Clifton House

8:30-9:00 - Continental breakfast (included) and welcome

9:00-9:45 - Centering activity with Jaree Cottman

9:45-10:45 - Time with small writing groups

11:00-noon - Private craft workshops with CityLit Studio visiting writers

Noon-1:00 - Lunch (included) and solo or group writing time

1:00-3:30 - CityLit Studio "Craft, Creativity & Community" readings and Q&A

3:30-5:00 - Small group and independent writing time

5:00-5:30 - Closing ritual with Maria Broom

7:00 - Group dinner (included) at Busboys and Poets with optional readings

Sunday, October 23, 10am

Golden West Cafe

Farewell brunch (optional)