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

  • Camaraderie


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.