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University of Helsinki writing retreat


Private event. If you’re a student at the university, you can get more information and sign up through your department!

This structured writing retreat works for any kind of writing project, and any kind of writer. It uses specific start and stop times for writing, as well as set times for writing warm-ups and discussion, and breaks for food, relaxation and exercise. By the end of the retreat, you’ll have made significant progress on your writing project, as well as learned new strategies and methods for tackling your writing tasks.

agenda

Schedule may be adjusted.

WEDNESDAY
13:15 — doors open
13:30 — welcome & introductions
13:45 — writing warm up, setting goals
14:00 — writing
15:30 — break
16:00 — writing
17:00 — end.

THURSDAY
9:00 — doors open
9:15 — warm-up & planning
9:30 — writing
11:00 — break: walk
11:30 — lunch
12:30 — writing
13:30 — break: guided yoga
14:00 — writing
15:30 — break
16:00 — writing
17:00 — end.

FRIDAY
9:00 — doors open
9:15 — warm-up & planning
9:30 — writing
11:00 — break: walk
11:30 — lunch
12:30 — writing
13:30 — break: guided yoga
14:00 — writing
15:30 — break
16:00 — taking stock, outputs, feedback, plans
16:30 — end.

Earlier Event: November 7
November Writing Retreat
Later Event: December 3
Aalto University writing retreat