Writing Retreat

Marcia Thornton Jones

Marcia Thornton Jones is an award-winning author who has traditionally published 131 books for children with sales totaling more than 43 million copies world-wide. Her works include Woodford Brace, Ratfink, and Champ. She is also the co-author of seven popular series including “The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids”. Marcia, a full-time writer, lives in Lexington, Kentucky. She is a workshop facilitator and mentors writers of picture books, chapter books, middle grade fiction, and journaling for The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning. She is also the coordinator of the Carnegie Center Author Academy. For more information, visit Marcia’s website or LinkedIn.

  • Venue:
    Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
  • Time:
    10:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Addl Info:

    This class meets each day, Monday, March 25 through Friday, March 29, 10:30-3:00 pm.

  • Meets On:
        Mondays, March 25 - March 29
  • Address:
    251 W. Second Street
    Lexington, KY, 40507
  • Cost:

With Marcia Thornton Jones, Carnegie Center Author Academy Coordinator & Writing Mentor.

Break through writing obstacles during this week-long writing retreat designed to provide motivation and promote writing flow for novel writers. Each day of this retreat will include: freewriting exercises, goal-setting, morning independent writing time, lunchtime discussions focusing on craft (lunch not provided), afternoon independent writing time, and problem-solving sessions to help break through blocks and prepare for the next day. The retreat will culminate with a share/response session featuring a selection of the week’s writing. [ALL LEVELS]

Register now for Writing Retreat.