Writing in Paradise, Island of Oahu

Time & Location

August 25th – 26th, 2 Day Retreat
Hampton Inn & Suites Oahu/Kapolei, 91-5431 Kapolei Pkwy #900, Kapolei, HI 96707, USA

About The Event

This retreat is for you if…

  • You’ve always wanted to be a writer but can’t figure out the next step
  • Your writer's heart needs some inspiration
  • You’ve been trying to write your book forever
  • You need to build your confidence as a writer
  • You want to experience Writing in Paradise
  • You need the space to breathe life into your written work
  • You need support through the writing process
  • You long to commune in a sacred space with other writers
  • You want the freedom to be authentic in your own creative space
  • You want uninterrupted writing time to focus solely on being a writer
  • You want the opportunity to relax and draw inspiration from the beautiful beaches of Hawaii

We’ve created this Writers Retreat for authors to have the experience of creating with both aspiring and seasoned writers at all levels. You will enjoy dedicated writing time, amazing writers workshops, receive valuable feedback from writing coaches and fellow retreat members and experience sunrise writing on the beach.

Topics covered in workshops: 

  • The elements of novel writing
  • Plot Structure
  • Refining a Story to its basic element
  • Getting your Story from the idea stage to the page
  • Traditional Vs. Self-publishing
  • Multiple Genres in writing
  • Healing through writing 
  • Building a Successful Author Platform

And more…



8:00am - 1:00pm - Meet your new writer’s tribe/various writing exercises and workshops that will enhance creative exploration.

1:00pm - 3:30pm - Break for lunch/room check in/dedicated writing time. 

4:00pm - 7:00pm - Dinner/activities/sharing your writing journey and or pre-existing work


6:00am - 8:00am - Sunrise writing at the beach

8:00am - 1:00pm - Workshops and writing exercises with your writer’s tribe

1:00pm - 3:30pm - Break for lunch/followed by dedicated writing time

4:00pm - 7:00pm - Dinner/sharing writing from morning workshop/parting thoughts

(Meals and lodging not included in cost of registration – Host hotel does provide free breakfast.)

Investment: $588 

(Split pay option available)

Limited Space (No more than 10 writers will be accepted)

Our goal for the writers retreat…is to give people permission to show up in the world as writers. To create a safe space for authentic writing and sharing, while learning. To build a community of writers that will support each other far beyond our time together at the retreat.

Literary Hosts & Bio

Kimmoly LaBoo 

Tanya Collins

Special Guest & Bio

Tracy Chiles McGhee


  • Writing in Paradise
  • Writing in Paradise 1st Pay
  • Writing in Paradise 2nd Pay

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