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The Woods | Weekend Writing Retreat Application

Ink Press Productions is working with Writers & Words to co-run The Woods, a long-weekend writing retreat at Cacapan State Park in West Virginia (

The application information is here (we’re looking for a writing sample, what you’d like to get out of the retreat, etc.):

The retreat will run from December 6 – December 9 and includes:

A long weekend of writing and meeting other writers

A shared, communal cabin

Optional activities per day to get your blood pumping and your artistic juices flowing

Heat and electricity, comfort, no internet

Copious fireplace usage

Games of the literary kind

Optional workshops and activities


A single room is $300 and a shared room is $250. Cost includes (vegetarian) meals, swag, valuable time to write, and everything listed above.

Application deadline is 9/30.


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