Special Offers

Special #1: Enjoy an Extra Night … on US!

Book a Three-Night Retreat Package (Single or Double Occupancy)
And Get a Fourth Night Free (Meals Included)!

Available for Premium and Deluxe Rooms Only, on open dates in October, November and December.1

Extend your When Words Count Retreat visit by one-third at no cost to you. Write like never before! Sign up for one of our customized story-edit workshops. Apply for Pitch Week IV. Bring a spouse or friend. You’ll get the full, pampered retreat experience: gourmet meals, daily housekeeping service, scintillating dinner conversation, opportunities to share your work and gain invaluable feedback — plus: inspiring views, starting with Fall Foliage, in early October. Enjoy our celebrated walks … and our star-filled night skies.

1May not be combined with any other offer.

The Emily Dickinson Room.

Emily Dickinson Room (Premium).

Representatives are standing by. Call
now at:
443-963-6440 for assistance.

Enjoy Great Savings! This week only!
  • 4-Night Premium Room Package (Single Occupancy): Now: $675.51 (all-inclusive). Reg. $900.68.You Save: $225.17!

    (Double Occupancy): Now: $883.41 (all-inclusive)
    Reg. $1,108.55.You Save: $294.47!
  • 4-Night Deluxe Room Package (Single Occupancy): Now: $891.33 (all-inclusive) Reg. $1,188.44.You Save: $297.11!

    (Double Occupancy): Now: $1,099.23 (all-inclusive).
    Reg. $1,465.64.You Save: $366.41!
Would you like to speak with a representative at a more convenient time? Click on the “Booking Form” button below. Pick your choice of room and dates and tell us when you’d like to receive our call. We’ll take it from there.
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Special #2: Land a Book Deal with a Traditional Publisher

Apply for Pitch Week, Our By-Invitation Only, Juried Competition for Emerging Authors.
Twenty-Five of the First 100 Applicants will have a Chance to Compete for:

  • A Traditional Book-Publishing Deal
  • Literary Agent Help with Strategic Planning/Career Guidance
  • And a National Book-Launch PR Campaign!

Apply today! Application Deadline: October 31st 2014!

Now Accepting Applicants for Pitch Week IV (June, 2015).


To apply, you must complete a 3-day/2-night visit to the retreat between now and October 31st. Take advantage of our Pitch Week Applicant Specials and get a Standard Room (with meals) for just $242.49 for a two-night stay (a $125.00 savings off the regular, $367.50 price), and come prepared to read us the first 10 double-spaced pages of your manuscript. You will receive a free manuscript assessment worth $200, and you could be named a semi-finalist on-the-spot!)
Follow this link to learn more about Pitch Week:
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