Manzanita Writers Weekend

Finding it hard to devote time to write on a new or existing writing project? 

Manzanita Writers Weekend West Coast Boot Camp February 2013

Join us in Manzanita, Oregon from Friday, February 1 through Sunday February 3. 

There will be time to write, relax and play on the beach!


Who should attend?

Writers looking for uninterrupted time to write in a safe and nurturing setting.  All genres welcome, including:

  • poetry
  • personal essay
  • non-fiction
  • memoir/creative non-fiction

The weekend is ideal for any level of writing or stage of your project.  Come for the entire weekend or just an evening.   



The Center for Contemplative Arts

651 Manzanita Ave

Manzanita, OR 97130



Overnight Lodging

Please note: overnight lodging is not available at the Hoffman Center.  Lodging will be on your own. 

Lodging information available for Manzanita here:
AirBNB –



Friday, 2/1

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Introductions/writing time

Saturday, 2/2

9:00 am to 12:00 pm – work shopping/critique of writing

1:00 pm to 4L00 pm – writing time

7:00 pm – Dinner together in Manzanita, location TBD

Sunday, 2/3

9:00 am to 1:00 pm – work shopping/critique of writing



Manzanita Writers Weekend

After you click “register,” you will be taken to PayPal to purchase your ticket. If you do not have a PayPal account, please check out as a guest. This charge will appear as “Writers Boot Camp West.”

After you complete you payment, you will receive a request in your inbox to join our email list. You must confirm your email in order to receive your registration confirmation.

Please print your registration confirmation and bring it with you on February 1st.

  • Personal Information

  • Registration Fees

    Please note: overnight accommodations are not included in the package pricing. Please use the links in the Overnight Lodging section of this page to reserve a room, if desired.
  • Total Registration Fees

  • $0.00


Cancellation Policy

As part of our efforts to maintain small class sizes, we request a commitment to the space reserved for you upon registration. Thus, if you need to cancel or transfer a workshop for any reason, the following refund schedule applies.

Two to four weeks before class start:
100% refund available

One week before class start:
50% refund available

48 hours or less before class start:
No refunds available

If you have any questions or concerns about the policy, please feel free to contact us.