Dig Out Your Manuscripts and Head To The Hills For A New Chapter With This Writing Retreat 

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Are you writing a book that you're passionate about, but the drab wall in front of your study table isn't enough to give you inspiration? Don't worry, we've got just the right method to activate your grey cells and inspire creativity to flow unhindered within you. The Himalayan Writing Retreat, an organisation that promotes writing through getaways, has released retreat dates for 2018. Have a look.

About Himalayan Writing Retreat

The Himalayan Writing Retreat is founded and spearheaded by Chetan Mahajan, author of The Bad Boys of Bokaro published by Penguin. The retreat has been curated with the aim to provide a sanctuary for budding writers. Himalayan retreats are planned in locations that are nestled amidst nature, away from cities where stress is a norm of the day. The retreat doesn't only provide the right kind of atmosphere to write, but also expert guidance by authors with which you can improve your writing and ideas. Here are details of upcoming retreats:

Himalayan Writing Weekend:

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What: This is a three-day bootcamp for storytellers and focuses on imparting skills to novice-intermediate writers. This is done by a fun combination of lectures, sharing and discussions with your mentors and co-writers.

Where: This retreat will be held in Kangra, located in Himachal Pradesh. The retreat home is a cute cottage located amidst greenery where you can break off for a forest walk whenever you feel like it. Surrounded by beauty and art, Kangra is the perfect place to get you writing.

Duration and cost: March 14-18, 2018 | ₹25,000 inclusive of accommodation, meals and the mentorship programme.

Apply and Book your Writing Retreat for March here

Himalaya Writers' Retreat:

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What: This is a retreat designed for professional and seasoned writers.Facing writer's block or just want to meet likeminded people to inspire you? Himalayan Writer's Retreat, a week-long programme is ideal for the rebirth you seek. At this retreat, you will be mentored by their resident psychologist, Dr. Dubey who will help you channelise mindfulness through various activities. Rather than just focusing on the art of writing, this retreat will empower the very sources of the written word – the mind, spirit and emotions.

Where: This retreat will be held in the picturesque Kumaoni hills of Sathkol. Sathkol is a small town located near Mukteshwar in Nainital district of Uttarakhand.

Duration and Cost: April 1-8, 2018 | ₹49,000 inclusive of accommodation, meals and the retreat programme.

Apply and Book your Himalayan Writers' Retreat for April here.

Himalayan Blogging Retreat:

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What: This retreat welcomes blogging aficionados who want to learn skills to generate unique content as well as ways to maximise viewership of their work. Technique and strategy are the key focus areas of this retreat.

Where: This retreat will be held in Sathkol, a quaint town in the interiors of Uttarakhand.

Duration and Cost: April 18-22, 2018 | ₹25,000 inclusive of accommodation, meals and the retreat programme.

Apply and Book your Himalayan Blogging Retreat for April here.

In case the dates for these retreats do not suit you, you can even sign up for a customised writing retreat that will be planned just for you. For more details on this, you can visit their website here or contact +91-9717615666.

So don't settle for anything less when you can write under an oak tree high up in the Himalayas. Dig out the manuscript you haven't looked at for ages and give it a new beginning with Himalayan Writing Retreat.

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