Explore ~ Develop ~ Create

A writer's retreat

Sept 19-24th, 2021

North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains are calling

If you want to build your confidence and develop your creativity, this is for you?

Write your heart out ~ Allow your divine qualities to emerge
Whether the focus is on a memoir, fiction or non-fiction writing, poetry or prose, this retreat
provides an opportunity to create the time and space to concentrate on writing.
Prior to the retreat,
each participant will be invited to submit a piece of writing, along with an outline of individual aims for the week.

Explore

 

The provision of a supported environment in peaceful and beautiful locations allows writers the freedom to explore creatively the craft, structure, and narrative of
their writing and develop
their individual voice.

Develop

 

Whether or not writers want to pursue publication, this retreat can provide either the first step into a committed writing practice or a final push to completion. At all times the focus is on individual development, led by an experienced, published writer and facilitator.

Craft

 

The retreat offers a creative space for a concentrated daily writing practice, suggested writing tasks and one-to-one consultations, plus group opportunities to share and discuss writing development.

I'm afraid no one would be interested in my story 

What if they love it?

 
  1. 4 full days  of inspiration, encouragement, and writing tips

  2. Everyone has a story that needs to be told and someone is waiting for yours

  3. Simple steps to get you started without a doubt, it will be fun

  4. Cultivate good writing habits

  5. Become clear on what you want to say 

  6. Receive invaluable feedback on some of your own work-in-progress from a #1 best-selling author and our like-minded group of participants

  7. Develop confidence in your unique expression

  8. Writing prompts that bring you to the present moment of expression

  9. Relieve stress and worry about what others think

  10. Remove writing blocks through movement and healing

  11. Acquire writing skills that could be applied to other specialized areas such as food writing, travel writing 

Welcome to the Writers' Circle

I need encouragement and guidance 

What would happen if you believed in yourself?

  • Release limiting beliefs and blocks
  • Stay focused on your objectives
  • Overcome challenges that interfere with your writing process
  • Reach your goal with daily accountability
  • Stay in momentum and be encouraged
  • One on One session takes you to new heights
  • Facebook Group in our Future Writers Group
 

 Switzerland Inn

Little Switzerland, North Carolina

Sept. 19-24th, 2021

How will you feel when you complete your writing and become a published author?

4 days/5 nights at the Switzerland Inn~ 

New writers and those working on projects are welcomed

Embraced by the Blue Ridge Mountains, mother nature will energize,

motivate and create balance.

Sept 19-24th, 2021

Choose the room and budget of your choice at the Switzerland Inn

Switzerland Inn rooms
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"We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect." - Anaïs Nin

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What's included

 

4 days of inspiration

Arrive Day Sept 19th

  •  Meet and greet in the evening

  • Everything is flexible - weather permitting for excursions, etc.

  • Welcome gift 

Sept 20th - Day 1 Daily creative practices so you write every day 

  •  Breakfast included 

  • Intentional meditation

  • Share your goals 

  • Bring your writing

  • How to outline your work 

  • Staying motivated & Passionate

  • Basic writing tools and tips - Character development, pacing your story, question and answer

  • Movement exercise

  • Personal writing time

  • Accountability buddy

  • Share time - feedback

 

Sept 21st- Day 2

  • Removing writing blocks through movement and breathwork

  • Breathless writing in nature (weather permitting)

  • Lunch included today (walk to the waterfall)

  • Private 1:1 Sessions and group feedback, each day

  • Writing prompts in different genre and tips for structure etc.

  • Review writing - Question & Answer

 

Sept 22nd - Day 3

  • Personal Writing time  - stretch your wings and write about something different - Be free and easy in your writing

  • Share writing with accountability buddy - provide feedback

  • 1:1 sessions scheduled

  • Relax in nature, take a hike.

  • Time to explore and develop your craft.

  • Share something you wrote for group feedback

  • Group Dinner 

Sept 23rd - Day 4

Breakfast Included

  • Finish working on your chapter etc.

  • 1:1 sessions scheduled

  • Group lunch - round table discussion

  • TBD depending on the group requests

Depart on Sept 24th

Prior to the retreat, each participant will be invited to submit a piece of writing along with an outline of their individual aims for the week, in order to develop, extend or problem solve some aspect of their writing practice.

This is everything I desire ~ I am signing up now ~ Count me in!

Your Host

 

Gloria Coppola, 

Visionary, #1 best-selling Author, Inspirational Speaker, Spiritual Minister, Publisher, and educator for three decades.

My journey has lead me to my soul purpose, helping others heal and reaching their potential. It's been a journey of love, hardships, insights, and awakening and as a result, led me to this moment in time that we connect to raise the consciousness on this planet.

It was in a dream that the calling to create Powerful Potential and Purpose was gifted to me.  Realigning one path, of life/health coaching to deeper healing through writing. 

I believe in divine guidance and embarked upon this journey which has been part of my soul blueprint my entire life.  You see, as a child, I loved to write and in High School, I was an award-winning poet, scholarship recipient, and editor of our literary magazine.

 

I went on to be a monthly featured writer for several holistic magazines for decades, an award-winning international educator, and a featured writer in local newspapers as well a featured host on multiple podcast shows.

 

When I authored my first book Both Ends of the Rainbow and held it in my hand, I knew there would be much more than I could understand. A magical phone call from Hay House Radio featured me several years ago on their radio show and the rest has been history.

 

Now with over 4 decades of experience and inspiration through my life path, travels and coaching, I have made the decision to help you bring your written word to help those that need your story in this world. 

 

In 2020 Powerful potential and purpose publishing produced 3 collaborative books of 30 authors that all went #1 best seller. In addition, we supported 4 authors to publish their solo books which also all went best seller. It is the intention and mission to align with heart-centered entrepreneurs and spiritual beings who desire to live their purpose their voice and words.

January 2021, Relevant Rambles, musings of a Methodist preacher in recovery went #1 best seller. The author, Chuck Moon had a dream to publish his works and died in March 2020. 

 

Let's make you dream a reality! 

My Promise to You

You will experience your life through exploration and a journey that captures your heart and soul in a magical way through adventures in nature.

 I guarantee you will be writing your memoirs or experiences from a world of pleasure, imagination, and deeper purpose.

I will be supporting you, coaching you and helping you gain the confidence to complete a new chapter of your life.

It will prompt future adventures, insights and gifts you bring to the world.

I promise this investment will enhance your life in ways you have never imagined.

Perhaps you will even write a best selling book!

"A Path of Beauty is a journey through life, the grandest, most beautiful, vibrant life that we can create.
It is one of inspiration, beauty, joy, vibrant health and wellbeing, peacefulness, creativity, connection, and movement.
Being the Divine...here on Earth". Anna Champagne