Doe Branch Ink Writing Workshops

Doe Branch Announcing Fall Workshops Starting
October 9th
Fall Workshops Currently Available with These Great Writers and Teachers:

Rosecrans Baldwin
October 9 to October 15

Michael Malone
October 16 to October 22

Judy Dearlove
October 23 to October 29

Peggy Payne
October 30 to November 5
Visit our Website

for details on fees and registration.

“I had a spectacular week at Doe Branch. All in all, it is a perfect place for inspiration, for starting or re-starting your writing life.”

“An extraordinary value. . . . I learned a lot in a short period of time, lessons that I’ve employed already in my writing.”

Imagine a week away from everyday cares and responsibilities — a time to write, reflect and engage with a small group of other writers. With an accomplished writer and teacher as your mentor. And beautiful surroundings, comfortable rooms and delicious meals. Doe Branch Ink, a writers’ retreat located on 50 acres nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, offers all this and more. Just 30 miles north of Asheville in lovely Madison County – “The Jewel of the Blue Ridge” – our retreat takes its name from a spring fed stream that flows from high in Pisgah National Forest into the French Broad River, a protected National Scenic Waterway. Fall is a beautiful season at Doe Branch: beautiful colors, warm days and cool evenings. Enjoy our trails, streams and porch rockers as you focus your creative energies on your personal writing goals.

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We welcome writers of all levels and all genres to our workshops; what matters is a sense of purpose and willingness to participate in a supportive community. During the week you will have substantial time for your own writing in addition to workshop time and shared meals. Participants have one-on-one conversations about their goals with the writers-in-residence based on a writing sample submitted in advance. Writers-in-residence also lead discussions and readings; there is no formal course work Above all, Doe Branch Ink offers a chance to get away from everyday responsibilities and time to write and talk to others about writing.

Workshop fees depend on room choice and average $1,000 for the week, including lodging, meals, refreshments and program fees. If you register with another person you are eligible for discounts and additional savings if you share a room.

Please write us at if you have questions or suggestions. And feel free to forward this to friends who may be interested. We hope to see you soon at Doe Branch Ink.

Jim Roberts and Deborah Jakubs
Doe Branch Ink, LLC

Doe Branch Inc, LLC 1951 Doe Branch Road, Marshall, NC 28753

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