• Comfortable hotel in beautiful Prague city center
  • Daily breakfasts, regular social hours and Writing Workshops
  • The right time and right place to help you find the right words
  • All Write Away Staff & Mentors have lived in Prague and are intimately familiar with the city
  • ​Escape to Prague and refresh your creative well while renewing your interest in writing and forging new friendships in a stunning location
  • Benefit from inspiring Writers Workshops which provide a supporting and embracing environment for fueling and fostering creativity
  • Glean inspiration and ideas about what to write and how to better pursue and achieve your creative writing goals
  • Enjoy the company and creative inspiration from experienced Write Away Mentors as well as a fun and friendly group of like-minded writer peers
  • Escape your everyday routine and embrace the extraordinary in enchanting environs

Nourish your creative soul and unleash your full creative potential.


Apply now and join the journey toward a transformative creative experience with wonderful people in an inspiring place.​

Inspiring Creative Writers Retreat in Magical Prague
December 10- 16, 2017   Price:  $2550

Sunday, December 10

Hotel check-in and getting settled
6 pm  Introductions and informal meeting to discuss the week ahead
7 pm Welcome Dinner

Monday, December 11
8 am - 10 am  Breakfast at the hotel
11 am - 1 pm  Writing Workshop
Workshop Topic:  'The Stories We Tell' – Get to know more about the group - and yourself  - as we discuss the stories we tell. Everyone has a story tell and anyone who writes them is a writer. While how to best tell a story will be the over-arching theme of the week for everyone, Sunday’s session will focus on connecting ourselves with our stories, where they come from, where we can find more of them and how best to fruitfully mine the well of creativity to tell them compellingly.
1 pm - 3 pm free for lunch, private writing, exploring, & reflection
3 pm -6 pm Old Town Square/Christmas Market visit
6 pm  Get "lit up" social hour at a traditional pivnice
7 pm  Dinner

Tuesday, December 12
8 am - 10 am  Breakfast at the hotel
11 am - 1 pm  Writing Workshop
Workshop Topic:  Getting In Character:  Great stories start with great characters. We’ll explore the importance of characterization in writing, what shapes them and how best to breathe life into them by constructing compelling characters and giving them voice.
Afternoon free for lunch, reflection, exploring, & private writing
6:00 pm  Get "lit up" social hour: discuss writing, literature, etc in a relaxed atmosphere
7 pm  Dinner

Wednesday, December 13
8 am - 10 am  Breakfast at hotel
11 am - 3 pm Tour of Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, & Kampa
3 pm  Lunch at the famous Cafe Slavia
Evening free for dinner, exploring, going out

Thursday, December 14
8 am - 10 am  Breakfast at the hotel
11 am - 1 pm  Writing Workshop
Workshop Topics:  Settings & Scenes
​Setting Things Up:  Characters come to life in the right evocative settings. We’ll discuss how to bring setting most fully forth by shining a sharp focus on the setting in order to help characters to fully inhabit the world of their story with a strong and clear sense of place.
Focus on Scenes:  Scenes are the basic building blocks of all stories. Stories are driven by compelling specific scenes that bring character and setting seamlessly together. We’ll focus on choosing the right scenes to tell and how best to integrate them into a seamless and stimulating story.
Afternoon free for lunch, reflection, exploring, & private writing
6:00 pm  Get "lit up" social hour: discuss writing, literature, etc in a relaxed atmosphere
7 pm  Dinner

Friday, December 15
8 am - 10 am  Breakfast at the hotel
11:00 am - 1 pm  Writing Workshop
Workshop Topic:  Navigating Narrative Arc  With the building blocks of characters, setting and scene, we concentrate on how best to put them all together to create a compelling storyline that keeps the reader engaged, engrossed and empathetic, how and when to slow time down or when to speed up to craft the timeline and architecture of good structure and time that blends into a whole.
Afternoon free for lunch, private writing, reflection, & exploring
6:00 pm  Get "lit up" social hour: discuss writing, literature, feedback
7 pm  Czech Night Farewell Dinner

Saturday December 16
8 am - 10 am  Breakfast at the hotel
10 am - 11 am  Informal meeting review of week, project focus and follow-up plans
Topic:  The Process and Putting It All Together to Take Home Like great stories, all writers are unique. The final inspirational day will focus on forging a productive toolkit that writers can carry home wit​h them: how to incorporate individual sensibilities, interests and passions and highlight important themes in your writing. We’ll delve into more best practices in order for everyone to give themselves the best opportunity to keep the creative fires burning and meet more regularly with their muse as each continues on their own creative journey.

Inspiring Creative Writers Retreat in Magical Prague
December 10- 16, 2017   Price:  $2550

Nestled in the very heart of Europe, magical Prague is one of the most stunning and inspiring cities in the world.  With a well-preserved abundance of both beauty and history, Praha has justifiably enchanted writers, wanderers and artists throughout the ages and is an ideal spot for enriching your soul and inspire your creative potential. 


Writers are always inspired by the enchanting Golden City of 100 Spires, a magical setting for writers to embrace - and enhance - their creative potential.  ​The Write Away Prague Writers Retreat includes fine accommodation in the city center, regular Writers Workshops and time and experienced guidance to explore this gem of a setting.

Cross into creativity with Write Away Prague

As well as the Writing Workshops, you'll enjoy the stunning setting and the stimulating company, creating and connecting with other like-minded writers during workshops, social hours and invigorating group dinners. 


You'll savor tasty traditional Czech cuisine in fun and friendly group dinners and be provided with time for soaking up the culture and scenery of alluring Prague... for strolling cobblestone streets that wind through some of Europe's most beautiful architecture... walking the Golden Lane and up to Prague's fairy-tale Hradcany Castle... savoring the scenic grandeur of Prague's Old Town Square and crossing beautiful Charles Bridge as you forge new paths to your own creative goals​.

Prague never seems to let go of you...

Franz Kafka

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Cross into Creativity

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The ancient splendour and beauty of Prague, a city that is beyond compare, left an impression on my imagination that will never fade. 

Richard Wagner

Write Away Prague

The Write Away Prague Writers Retreat includes:
6 nights single occupancy accommodation with private bath
Daily breakfast
5 dinners including Welcome Dinner & Czech night Farewell Dinner
1 lunch
4 "Get Lit Up" social hours
4 Creative Writing Workshops + Review Workshop on final day
Tour of Prague's Old Town Square & its Christmas Market
Tour of Prague Castle

Extras not included:
Travel Insurance
Airfare
Private 1-on-1 mentoring  $100 per 1 hour session (limited spots available so please book in advance)
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