SOUL OF STORY

2025 Event Program

WORKSHOPS & MASTERCLASSES

Date TBA

Uncover the true essence of storytelling at the Rainforest Writing Retreat 2025.

Soul of Story, will be a unique retreat designed to delve into the heart of creation, guiding you through every step of your writing journey—from formulating plots and structuring your work to connecting with readers and mastering the art of editing and marketing.

Explore the depths of your creativity and gain practical skills to elevate your writing. Whether you're an aspiring writer or a seasoned author, this retreat offers invaluable insights and a supportive community of like-minded individuals.

Join us at the Rainforest Writing Retreat 2025 and embark on a journey to the core of writing and publishing. Don't miss this opportunity to connect, learn, and grow as a writer.

GENERATING PLOTS

WITH CHARMAINE CLANCY

Unlock the core of captivating storytelling in Charmaine Clancy's masterclass on generating plots for stories. This workshop will guide you through the essential elements of a compelling narrative. Dive deep into creative prompts and exercises designed to spark your imagination and help you formulate a story ready for publication.

Charmaine will provide you with the tools and techniques to bring your stories to life.

CHARMAINE CLANCY

Charmaine Clancy is the founder and host of the Rainforest Writing Retreat. She writes fiction for young teens and mystery short stories for the grown-ups. Charmaine publishes through Hot Doggy Press. She has a Masters in Creative Writing and enjoys teaching storytelling to both children and adults.

You can find out more about Charmaine at charmaineclancy.com.

MORE PRESENTERS TO BE ANNOUNCED

FOR RWR25 SOUL OF STORY

We are speaking to leading industry experts to curate a soulful, inspirational and practical program for your 2025 Retreat. We will update this page as Presenters are booked.

WORKSHOPS BY YOU!

RWR RETREATER-LED WORKSHOPS

Gain experience in presenting workshops. RWR is bringing back the Retreater sessions! You will have just 15 minutes to present a topic and activity that embraces our theme of 'Soul of Story'.

How can you become a Retreater Presenter for these mini-sessions?

Plan out what you would like to present. All presentations MUST include one activity, we do not have talks, discussion or seminars – we promise workshops. Provide an outline of your topic and your activity to be included in the RWR Workbook.

Email your proposal to RainforestWritingRetreat@gmail.com

– use ‘Workshop Proposal’ in your subject line.

We will email successful applicants and announce on our Facebook page. **This is not a paid presentation – this is offered only as an opportunity for our Retreater-writers to gain experience presenting a short workshop in a safe and nurturing environment.

YOUR RETREAT HOSTs

CHARMAINE CLANCY

Charmaine will be running the presentations and introducing the RWR Presenters. She can help you with any of your workshop questions.

CHARMAINE CLANCY

Charmaine Clancy is the founder and host of the Rainforest Writing Retreat. She writes fiction for young teens and mystery short stories for the grown-ups. Charmaine publishes through Hot Doggy Press. She has a Masters in Creative Writing and enjoys teaching storytelling to both children and adults. You can find out more about Charmaine at charmaineclancy.com.

CHRISTINE TITHERADGE

Chris organises meals for the Retreat. She also coordinates and edits our anthologies. Chris can help you with any questions, but first check with Cedar Creek staff for enquiries about food as they probably have the information you need.

CHRISTINE TITHERADGE

Christine Titheradge (also writing as Chris Radge) writes stories for young children right through to adults. She writes in all genres, however, Fantasy is her favourite. Ask her anything about dragons. You can find out more about Chris at christinetitheradge.com.

'Fantastic effort, organisers and presenters.Very well done, indeed.'

Frank Prem (poet & Retreater)

'The presentations by Charmaine and Anthony were packed with useful information, and the interaction of those involved made me feel so lucky to be part of this talented group of writers. Huge thanks to the amazing Christine and Charmaine for organising this!'

Robin Thomas (Author & Retreater)

'As a newbie to RWR it was such an enjoyable experience. I learnt so much and everyone was so welcoming. It was very well put together and I look foward to the next one!! Big thanks to Charmaine and Christine!'

Sarah Tegerdine (Author & Retreater)

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Just $695

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Accommodation can be booked through Cedar Creek Lodges.

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