In-Person Writing Retreat: March 2024


A three-day retreat for women writers of nonfiction.

Availability: 6 in stock


Spend three days in an intimate group retreat, led by Janna Marlies Maron, designed to support women writing nonfiction make significant progress on book projects, focussing on generating new material, review of existing material, and revision.

Your days will be spent in a bright, airy, light-filled home, with delicious, health, clean food and snacks. The agenda will be set for you and Janna will facilitate the day so you don’t have to think or make decisions. All you have to do is show up ready and willing to work and make significant leaps forward on your book project.

Only six spaces available – register early to lock in your spot!

Friday, March 1, 2024, 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday, March 2, 2024, 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday, March 3, 2024, 9 am – 5 pm

Location: Private home in Sacramento, CA

What’s Included:

  • Three days of focused, structured time to write and work on your manuscript-in-progress
  • Manuscript review of up to 10,000 words
  • 1:1 in-person session with Janna; session will be recording & audio delivered for your reference
  • Breakfast and lunch on all 3 days

Investment: $5,000
Travel and lodging not included. For nearby lodging options, we recommend:

What attendees say about More to the Story retreats:

“The encouragement I felt from Janna was invaluable. I highly recommend working with Janna to any writer who’s working on a book and feels stuck.” —Molly Katt

“Coaching is DEFINITELY Janna’s jam…straight talk about what I needed to do to keep writing, coupled with belief in me. AMAZING. She has a great and sincere way of validating people as writer, and that is AN AMAZING GIFT! I am so grateful for her.” —Susie Pratt

“I would never have finished my memoir without Janna’s encouragement and editorial expertise. In addition, being part of the More to the Story community means the solitary task of writing is not lonely. I know I have other writers on similar journeys cheering me on.” —Margaret Whitford

“I’m grateful to Janna & her team at MTTS for helping me achieve a real live draft of my memoir. She recognized where I was in the process & offered the encouragement as well as concrete writing suggestions to get me there.” —Lyra Halprin


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