Intermountain Retreat

The Intermountain Retreat is sponsored by the Intermountain Region
of the American Night Writers Association.
It is held annually to allow LDS women writers an opportunity to write, hone their craft, and forge friendships.

Guest speaker:
Jennifer Nielsen

Jennifer Nielsen is the New York Times Bestselling author of the Ascendance Series, A Night Divided, and other titles. Her most recent release is WORDS ON FIRE. She lives in Northern Utah with her husband and family.

General Information

The Intermountain Retreat is open to LDS Women Writers and takes place October 18-19, 2019.

Times: Two day retreat -- Friday 10:00 am -  Saturday 4:00 pm.

Saturday Only -- Saturday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Registration capped at 25 for two-day retreat. No cap for Saturday registrations.)


The retreat will be held at the Thompson House in the scenic hills of Morgan UT (about 30 minutes South-East of Ogden, Utah)

Address: 1820 West Deep Creek Rd. Morgan, Utah 84050

Amenities include WiFi and cell service (although very spotty), a luxurious kitchen and main room, and lots of places to sneak away and write in beautiful surroundings.


$85 for two day retreat - includes one-night lodging and three meals.
$45 for Saturday only -includes two meals.

Meals: Two day retreat includes Friday Dinner, Saturday Breakfast and Lunch, bring your own lunch on Friday. Saturday Only Option includes Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday.

Schedule (Subject to Change)


(Friday schedule is subject to change. For more info join the facebook group listed on your registration email.)
Arrive and Check In 10:00am
BYO Lunch
Free writing time, breakout classes, and critique groups
Welcome 5:30pm
Dinner 6:00pm
Games 9:00pm


Breakfast 8:00am
Writing sprints or free writing time 10:00am
Lunch 12:30pm
Guest Speaker - Jennifer Nielsen - 2:30pm
Possible critique groups or more free writing time

What to Bring

A snack to share with all attendees
A water bottle to refill
Computer/lap top/writing notebook/writing utensils
Extension cords, charger
Clothing and toiletries
Your books to sell at the Retreat
(You are welcome to bring books, but you are responsible for own sales and marketing.)
Money to purchase other's books
Your creativity! :)

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