Writing Retreat

Writing Retreat

Friday, Feb. 1 – Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019

RIRW Retreat 2019 will be held at the Howard Johnson’s Middletown-Newport, Rhode Island on February 1-3, 2019.

The guest speaker will be Terri Brisbin. Since 1998, Terri’s more than 46 historical and paranormal romance novels, novellas and short stories have been published by Berkley, Harlequin, Kensington, NAL and SMP Swerve and released in 20 languages in 25 countries! Terri has also self-published some works and is working on more stories now that will be released through 2020!


  • Motivation for Writers — Getting in Gear for Writing;
  • Pretzels at 2 AM — Dealing With Life as a Glamorous Writer;
  • Size Does Matter — Writing Romance Across Lengths.

The fun and games begin at 6:00 PM Friday and there will be a pizza party that night.

The first workshop will be at 9:00 AM Saturday.

Lunch will be served in the conference room at 12:30.

The Traditional Saturday Night Surprise Event will begin at 7:30.

Registration for the retreat closes on January 5th

$75 for RIRW Members and $85 for non-members. [*cancellation]

If you have a non-attending guest who would like to have lunch with us, please add $25 in the form below.

YOU need to reserve your room; do so early! (Don’t forget to mention you are with Rhode Island Romance Writers to get our special price).

Call the hotel by January 5, 2019 and say you want to be part of the Rhode Island Romance Writers Block.

To reserve your room call:

Howard Johnson’s Middletown Newport Area

351 West Main Rd

Middletown, RI 02842

(401) 849-2000

Fill out the online form below to register and pay. *

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