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Francesca Lia Block
Writing Retreat

March 22-24, 2024

We're thrilled to be hosting Francesca Lia Block, renowned best-selling, award-winning author of over 30 works of fiction and non-fiction, at a destination weekend writing retreat!

Join us at our magical 27-acre ranch in Santa Fe for a healing, generative and developmental retreat for writers of all levels and in all genres. With the focus on infusing your work with magic, the weekend includes exercises from Francesca, a private consultation with her, writing time in a sacred space, sharing your work with a supportive group, and getting helpful feedback and input.

There is also the opportunity to meditate, hike, dance, horseback ride, and explore the wonders of Double DD Ranch and the surrounding locale.

Price: $1979


  • Private work in progress consultation with Francesca
  • Exercises and assignments
  • Group workshopping
  • All meals, healthy, delicious, and with vegan options (including a Cowgirl Barbecue!)
  • Smore’s and stargazing by the fire pits
  • Heavy petting (and photo ops) with Clyde the TV and movie star buffalo and his animal posse that live next door (cows, goats, horses, longhorn steer)
  • Transportation to and from Albuquerque airport
  • Transportation to and from Mystic Hotel (*see below)

Does not include airfare or lodging.

* We have reserved a block of hotel rooms at The Mystic, "...a stylish, magical refuge...with hip and fashionable guest rooms..." Private or shared rooms available for $125 a night. First come first served. Will email you info after sign-up.

Space limited so reserve your spot today!

50% deposit to sign up ($989.50)
50% balance due February 1, 2024 ($989.50)

Payble through Paypal, Venmo, or Credit Card.

“Francesca Lia Block demystifies the creative process in a way that makes the world feel magical."

~Chris Baty, Author of No Plot? No problem and founder of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)