1831
Oregon
Women Only Experience: Learning, Writing and Walking on the Oregon Coast
Find inspiration on the Oregon Coast through wildlife walks and yoga classes and work with published authors to learn about novel writing, memoir craft and tips for getting publishing.
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Program No. 1831WFM
Length
6 days
Starts at
1,049
Getting There
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At a Glance

Engage your body, mind and spirit on a relaxing learning adventure. Let the ocean stir your senses and provide inspiration for your writing. Explore genres of fiction, poetry, memoir and mystery writing, and do writing exercises with guest authors who provide advice on getting published. Join a local naturalist for field trips and beach walks right outside your door, explore charming Newport and more.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Moderate walking and standing on field trips.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Tap the experiences of published authors who provide tips for getting published, help you to sketch a novel and teach you techniques for writing memoir and other genres.
  • Meet denizens of the deep at Newport’s Oregon Coast Aquarium and experience the Sylvia Beach Hotel, where each room pays homage to an author, right down to the pendulum in the Edgar Allen Poe Room.
  • Center yourself with expert-led yoga and relaxation exercises, and encounter the sea lions, whales, seals, birds and wildflowers that share this coast on beach walks with a naturalist.
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T. McCracken
T. McCracken is a cartoonist, writer, historian and naturalist. Most of her writings are humorous articles, but she is also the author of the book, “Holy Rollers: Murder and Madness in Oregon's Love Cult.” One of the most extraordinary accomplishments in her life was hitchhiking from Cape Town, South Africa to Kisangani, Zaire, and from there taking a barge 1,500 miles down the Congo River to Kinshasa.
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T. McCracken
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Ron Lovell
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Carol Unser
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