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Juggling Summer Fun & Deadlines? Find Balance & Achieve Research Goals at Our Women's Writing Retreat!

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Write From Anywhere: Ireland

August 13 – August 20, 2024

Calling all women scholars, academics, and scholarpreneurs!

Crush your summer writing goals in tranquil and gorgeous Ireland! Join our women’s writing retreat for focus, community, and accountability. Elevate your research, celebrate achievements, and embrace new cultural experiences.

Allow yourself to imagine...

…waking to a symphony of nature. Sunlight streams through your window, revealing a breathtaking vista of the Wicklow Mountains. Lush green hills unfurl beneath a clear sky, offering a haven of tranquility far removed from the everyday. Breathe in the crisp morning air, invigorating your senses and clearing your mind. This is your escape – The Wicklow Escape, nestled amidst this verdant paradise.

Embark on a transformative journey designed to empower and inspire women scholars like you.

Imagine engaging conversations with fellow women, fueled by the inspiration that emanates from Ireland’s rich history and captivating landscapes. Here, amidst the emerald embrace, rediscover your scholarly passion and watch your writing flourish.

Welcome to Write From Anywhere.

Cliffs in Ireland tower over the ocean

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Wicklow Mountains. Find focus and clarity amidst rolling green hills and crisp morning air.

Forge meaningful connections with fellow women who share your scholarly journey and passion.

Explore Ireland’s rich tapestry of history, culture, and beautiful landscapes. Every corner whispers inspiration, fueling your scholarly pursuits and enriching your writing.

Focus on what matters – delving deep into your research, crafting your next groundbreaking piece, and rediscovering the beauty of the world.

And leave the planning to us. Write From Anywhere is a curated transformative experience designed to support, empower, and inspire women like you.

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Tell me, is this you?

If any of this resonates, Write From Anywhere is designed for you.

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Return home from Ireland feeling...

Rejuvenated  Having taken a transformative journey amidst the mystical landscapes of Ireland’s ancient emerald hills, allowing the magic and literary legacy of the Emerald Isle to inspire.

Focused  With ample distraction-free writing periods, structured accountability, and one-on-one coaching, you’ll have made tangible progress on your goals and rediscovered your joy in the craft.

Enriched  Through immersive cultural experiences, enriching workshops, and incredible excursions, you’ll return with a renewed perspective, expanded skills, and a deeper connection to yourself.

Empowered  Surrounded by a supportive community of brilliant women, you’ll have forged bonds that provide an empowering network to sustain your passion long after returning home.

Transformed  This holistic experience will have nurtured your mind, body, and soul, allowing you to transcend past stagnation and unlock new heights for your life’s work and inner fire.

Prepared  Armed with invaluable insights, feedback, tools, and a sustainable writing practice, you’ll be equipped to elevate your academic pursuits and thrive as you integrate inspiration into your daily life

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The Schedule
What the Journey Entails
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The Cliffs of Moher in Ireland
A lake in Ireland

Tuesday: Arrival


Arrive in Dublin in the morning. Join the group for a welcome tour of Dublin while we all try to adjust to the time change 😵‍💫. We’ll have an early dinner in Dublin, and head to Wicklow in the evening to check in and ensure a full night’s rest.

W/Th/F/Su: We Write!


Morning: breakfast; writing time; workshops; breaks

12 – 1pm: lunch

Afternoon: writing time; workshops; breaks

Evening: happy hour; debrief; workshops; writing time; dinner + evening activity

Sat: Excursion Day


Today, we #treatourselves! 

A full day of active excursions, amazing food, and full-on cultural immersion will be the cherry on top a hard-earned few days of writing.

Mon: Write & Play


Morning: breakfast; writing time; workshops; breaks

12 – 1pm: lunch

Afternoon: excursion

Evening: dinner + evening activity

Tuesday: Departure


Join the group for a pre-departure breakfast, reflection, and debrief. 

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Welcome To Ireland

Nestled amidst the picturesque Wicklow Mountains, just an hour from Dublin, lies The Wicklow Escape. This stunning lodge is more than just accommodation; it’s an experience designed to rejuvenate and inspire. Built in the 1800s and renovated with handcrafted local materials by the owner, The Wicklow Escape is set on an acre of landscaped kitchen gardens, permaculture, and flower gardens.

Indulge in the comfort and elegance of your own individually styled garden room with a private entrance, en-suite bathroom, bespoke-designed furniture, and private workspace. From the plush, super-king-sized beds and luxurious alpaca blankets to the locally-sourced gourmet treats and invigorating rain showers fed by a mountain spring, The Wicklow Escape promises an unforgettable stay that nourishes the body, mind, and soul. 

Join our community of scholars in communal writing in a cabin in the woods. Gather for meals in an intimate mountain lodge. Enjoy meals, writing, or solo time out on the pavilion – reading in a hammock or soaking in the sun in a lounge chair. Immerse yourself in nature with miles of hiking available right outside your door

Beyond The Wicklow Escape awaits the magic of Ireland. Hike amidst the majestic peaks of the Wicklow Mountains, or stand witness to the power and beauty of the Atlantic Ocean as it crashes against the iconic Cliffs of Moher. Explore the vibrant culture of Dublin, a UNESCO City of Literature, or unwind in a traditional pub filled with music and captivating tales.

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The Food

Immerse Yourself in Emerald Charm

Ireland’s captivating spirit extends far beyond its breathtaking landscapes and rich culture. Embark on a delightful adventure for your taste buds as you explore the unique flavors and traditions of Irish cuisine.

Indulge in The Wicklow Escape’s “food first” philosophy, featuring seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. Their commitment to ethical and sustainable practices means a menu packed with freshness and flavor. Imagine homegrown vegetables from their permaculture gardens, thoughtfully sourced Irish staples, and Wagyu beef from nearby Ridgeway farms – all within a 3-mile radius!

Savor the Delights:

🍕Wood-Fired Pizza: Gather around the outdoor fire for a gourmet pizza experience, featuring fresh, local ingredients.

🍴Family-Style Dinner: Bond with your fellow scholars over delicious, family-style meals.

🥘Three-Course Dinner: Enjoy meticulously crafted three-course dinner, showcasing the best seasonal local Irish produce.

🍜Irish Classics: Sample iconic dishes like the comforting Irish stew or fresh fish and chips, alongside delightful soda bread.

Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or simply seeking a taste of local culture, The Wicklow Escape and Write From Anywhere Ireland offer a culinary journey that complements the rich tapestry of your retreat experience.

This all-inclusive retreat costs $6,485 and includes...

What's Included

Here are some of the included treats that are waiting for you…

What's Not Included

These are some of the not-included things you cover yourself…

Flights

Book your flight into the Dublin Airport in Dublin (DUB), arriving Tuesday, August 13 before 10:00 am (in time for our welcome tour of Dublin) and departing Tuesday, August 20, 2024 after 2:00 pm (after our farewell brunch).

If you’re adventurous and have some time, feel free to arrive in Dublin early or stay late! We’ll be happy to help you plan an extended stay for your added enjoyment.

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Meet Your Host
Meet Your Host, Alicia!

I understand the isolation that academia and entrepreneurship can bring. That’s why I created Write From Anywhere, a retreat designed for high achieving women like you.

I’m an academic turned scholarpreneur, combining my experience as an Academic Writing & Editing Coach and ICF Certified Travel Coach to empower you to:

  • Reach peak productivity in a supportive community.
  • Craft impactful research and hone your communication skills.
  • Live your best life by experiencing a new culture.

I designed Write From Anywhere to build a community of high achieving women like you who are scholars, academics, and scholarpreneurs, providing the space and support needed to achieve your goals. With rotating international locations, we aim to support women in your work and in your adventurous spirit.

Book your flight, pack your laptop, and let’s write!

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FAQ

The tuition for Write From Anywhere is $6,485, which includes: a private bedroom and en-suite bathroom for 7-nights, most meals, water, tea, and coffee, excursions, workshops and creative classes. We offer payment plans. There is also an early bird discount, so be sure to subscribe to our newsletter to access the discount. There also may be an opportunity to reduce costs with room sharing. 

Write From Anywhere a women’s writing retreat. It is intimate, with no more than six women scholars (plus me!). Scholars are goal-oriented, focused on meeting their writing goals while also having a little fun. Scholars may include professors, independent researchers, knowledge-producing entrepreneurs & scholarpreneurs, research lab leaders, or scholars from adjacent knowledge production fields such as think tanks. The vetting process will be exhausted to the best of the hosts’ abilities.

Absolutely, our chef can cater to a variety of dietary needs. Please inform us of your preferences and restrictions in advance so that we can ensure your culinary satisfaction.

The cancellation policy for Write From Anywhere varies depending on the timing of the cancellation. The deposit is non-refundable, no exceptions. Please refer to our terms and conditions for specific details.

We strive to make the retreat as accessible as possible and can make accommodations for attendees with special needs. Please let us know your specific requirements in advance.

We provide reliable internet access across the retreat grounds. Additionally, there are dedicated workspaces in your room and around the retreat grounds to ensure a conducive environment for research and writing. There is communal writing spaces.  

Attendees are responsible for their flight to and from Dublin, Ireland. Our retreat package includes airport transfer to and from Dublin Airport. Visa requirements depend on your nationality; please check with your local embassy.

We will host a pre-planning call where we will discuss logistics, expectations, and preparation. You will also receive planning and packing guides so you can travel in ease. We will have a private WhatsApp group for direct communication. Alicia, our retreat host, will be available to answer questions before, during, and after the trip! 

We would not be doing our jobs if there weren’t excursions, experiences, and cultural immersion! We will organize group outings to immerse attendees in the local culture and history of Dublin and Ireland, offering a well-rounded experience. 😊

We prioritize the safety and health of our attendees. We have implemented appropriate health protocols and contingency plans in line with local guidelines. Our accommodations have security measures in place, and our chef will go above and beyond health standards to ensure your meals and beverages are above standards. Be sure to check with your government’s travel recommendations before deciding to attend the retreat. 

Yes, Wicklow is safe. That being said, use common-sense guidelines to follow, just as you would traveling anywhere.

We will give you all the information you need during our  pre-trip planning call – such as bringing a refillable water bottle for filtered water, using a waist pack, and leaving your valuables at home.

Not only can you stay longer, YOU SHOULD STAY LONGER! The Republic of Ireland is a small country with a rich history and a gorgeous landscape. Alicia, our retreat host, can help you plan your extended stay by offering loads of dining, accommodation, and excursion options (additional fee may apply). We are also happy to help you plan trips to other parts of the country and island. Invite your partners, friends, or family to join you before or after the retreat for an adventure like no other. 

Write From Anywhere will include various  workshops that will inspire your writing and spark inspiration. There will be workshops on public engagement, public writing, and project management. We will also host creative workshops including cooking and nature walks.

Want To See If This Retreat Is Right For You? Book A Call Today!

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