Weekend Retreat-Workshop

Charter Oak Romance Writers Inc. will host an enriching Writers Weekend Retreat and Workshop.  It will be held at the Incarnation Center in Ivoryton, CT (www.incarnationcenter.org). We invite non-members as well as members to join us November 8 through November 10 for a one of a kind experience.

The cost for this fabulous weekend is only $240, and includes:

  • an all-day workshop conducted by the incredible Jamie Schmidt
  • plus, two nights accommodations
  • and five meals

A single night and workshop with 3 meals is an option if you contact Barbara Felgate, Secretary of CORW, at bfelgate@yahoo.com.

There are a limited number of beds available so please use the following button to reserve your space by paying a $50 deposit using your Paypal account or a credit card:




We’ll be staying in the Brooks Cottage, a single-level facility (no stairs), with 14 rooms. It features a meeting room with WI-FI and a wood burning fireplace, easy parking, and eight bathrooms. Linens are provided, but bring your own towels.

There will be time for writing, brainstorming, small group classes and time to relax.

If you have any questions about the facility or the following agenda, please contact Barbara Felgate, Secretary of CORW, at bfelgate@yahoo.com. Please let her know of any dietary restrictions.

Register for the Retreat/Workshop using the above Buy Now button for $50 deposit or send a check to:
Charter Oak Romance Writers
P.O. Box 9232
Bolton, CT  06043

AGENDA – Saturday November 9, 2019

9am-10am –  Query Pop –
How to write a query letter to attract an agent or editor

10am-11am   Finish the Damn Book – Tips and Techniques to Git R Done

11am-Noon   Achieving  Deep Point of View

Noon-1pm     LUNCH

1pm-2pm      Building Your Newsletter from 0 to 5,000 subscribers

2pm-3pm      Step-by-Step Guide to publishing an  Audio Book on ACX

3-3:15pm      AFTERNOON BREAK

3:15- 4:15     Beyond Kindle World – Make Money and
Gain New Readers with Shared World Partnerships

4:15 – 5pm   Questions and Answers

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is photo_Jamie-Schmidt-1.jpg     Jamie Schmidt

BIOGRAPHY

USA Today and #1 Amazon bestselling author, Jamie K. Schmidt, writes erotic contemporary love stories and paranormal romances.  Her steamy, romantic comedy, Life’s a Beach, reached #65 on USA Today, #2 on Barnes & Noble and #9 on Amazon and iBooks.  Her Club Inferno series has hit both the Amazon and Barnes & Noble bestsellers lists. The first book in the series, Heat, put her on the USA Today bestseller list for the first time.  Her book Stud is a 2018 Romance Writers of America Rita® Finalist in Erotica. Her dragon paranormal romance series has been called “fun and quirky” and “endearing.” Partnered with New York Times bestselling author and former porn actress, Jenna Jameson, Jamie’s hardcover debut, SPICE, continues Jenna’s FATE trilogy.