Deadline Approaching for Writers Retreat

Writers Retreat Location is Rolling View Community Building. Photo Source: Donna Campbell Smith, FCAC.
Writers Retreat Location is Rolling View Community Building. Photo Source: Donna Campbell Smith, FCAC.

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council

The deadline, October 15, 2017, is approaching to register for the Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Writer’s Guild 5th-annual Writers’ Retreat. The retreat will be held November 18, 2017 at Rolling View Community building, a part of Falls Lake Recreational Area. from 9am until 5pm.

The day will include workshops, writing time, and readings. All writers, new and experienced are welcome.

Best-selling novelist, Diane Chamberlain will be a guest speaker with a program titled “How a Social Worker became a New York Times Best Selling Novelist in Only Thirty Years.”

Deana Vassar will close the day with her presentation, “The Amherst Method, Creating a Safe Environment for the Writer.”

Fees are $30 for FCAC members / $40 for non-members. There is a $6-per-car fee to enter the park.

Participants should bring a bag lunch. Beverages will be provided. For more information and to ask for a registration form, email Donna Campbell Smith.

The Franklin County Arts Council and Writer’s Guild are online at FCACarts.org. Watch that site for upcoming events and artist opportunities.

The Rolling View Community building’s GPS address is 4201 Baptist Road, Durham NC. It is located inside Falls Lake Recreational Area, a which has seven access areas scattered around the shoreline of the reservoir, which runs from Wake Forest to Durham along Route 98 and up Creedmoor Road. See more on the NC State Parks website.

Photo from FCAC Writers Retreat. Source: Jackie Dove-Miller
Photo from FCAC Writers Retreat. Source: Jackie Dove-Miller

 

About Donna Campbell Smith 56 Articles
Donna Campbell Smith, an author based in Franklinton NC, worked in the horse industry for over thirty years as an instructor, trainer, breeder, and writer. She has an AAS Degree in Equine Technology from Martin Community College and is a certified riding instructor. Smith has written four non-fiction books on equine management: The Book of Donkeys, (The Lyons Press 2016) The Book of Miniature Horses (The Lyons Press 2005), The Book of Draft Horses (The Lyons Press 2007), and The Book of Mules (The Lyons Press 2009. All her books are available at Amazon.com or ask for them at a bookstore near you. Donna is a member of Franklin County Arts Council. Visit her website at www.donnacampbellsmith.com.