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Our first annual retreat at the Bend of Ivy Lodge in Marshall, NC was an amazing success. At the 2013 Dream It, Do It Women’s Writing Retreat we formed new friendships and writing partnerships. Our writers got creative, inventive and inspired over the weekend and we also laughed a lot!
And now we can’t wait to next year—-the 2014 4-Day retreat is less than a year away and is slated for Fri Aug 8-Mon Aug 11th.Reserve your spot now for only $250 (the balance of $400 is due in 2014) as part of my Early Bird special. Spots are going fast. Here’s the link!

Register Here!!

Check out these videos and pictures and see how you can’t miss next year’s retreat!

Elaine’s Retreat Testimonial for Dream It Do It Retreat

Fatina Dream It Do It Retreat Testimonial

Jerri’s Retreat Testimonial for the Dream It Do It Retreat

Alice’s Retreat Dream It Do It Testmonial


“I had a wonderful time! All the women who participated felt like kindred spirits, and I appreciated the space in which healing was allowed to take place. Alice’s prompt work and individual sessions were very inspiring, and helped give me the motivation to know I can complete my novel and have it published!”—Jerri Harrell, Raleigh, NC

“The location was simply perfect. My only regret is that I couldn’t stay there for a week. The food was beyond good, the best food I’ve eaten in a long time. Alice did a great job of blending together people with different personalities and stories. There was a great sense of support within the group.”—Elaine Bayless, Raleigh, NC

“Alice, your first annual women’s writing retreat was truly amazing. It was so many more things than I expected: a sensory-filled experience (sights, food, sound, beauty), a religious experience with time to ponder and recreate our dreams, a safe place to be myself and many new friends, and a serene place to heal on many levels. Thank you again, Alice, for seeing it, feeling it, and trusting it in your own dreams to make it happen for us. Namaste.” —Susan Bourland, Wake Forest, NC

“The greatest gift you can give to yourself is the time and space to seriously work on your dream project. As women it’s hard to get away. The Dream It, Do It! Retreat gave me both the kick in the butt and the comforting space to visualize, plan, and work on my memoir. Now I am going to publish it. You deserve that same gift.” —Michelle Tackabery, Durham, NC

“The value of the retreat was beyond words. It was such a safe space to express myself verbally, and through the written word. The beauty of the area was so refreshing, that it felt like a renewing of my spirit. I would recommend this retreat to anyone who is willing to look within, heal, write, socialize, and have lots of fun!”—Tina Holbert, Garner, NC