BBI Author Application

Breakthrough Book Immersion Advanced Writing Workshop

The Breakthrough Book Immersion (BBI) advanced writing workshop is an intense, 4-day tag-team effort that provides more manuscript feedback, more individual attention and more concentrated brainstorming, creative problem solving and book marketing advice than any other author workshop of its kind.

Throughout your stay at When Words Count Retreat, you will meet privately in a series of lively two-on-one sessions with our experienced author/book coaching team. Together, we will confront, and resolve, a number of important issues that stand between you and a completed/polished manuscript. Between meetings, you will apply the ideas and strategies discussed to make unprecedented progress on your book.

To achieve the dramatic results we envision, we have had to limit BBI enrollment to no more than one author per week. This application process helps us assess your book’s unique attributes and your writing talents in order to determine if you would be a good “fit” for the program at this time. We wish you the best of luck!

Application Fee:* Please call Amber Griffith, Director of Culinary & Hospitality Services, at 443-963-6440, to pay the $138.00 application fee. (The fee partially offsets costs associated with processing your application and reviewing your sample chapters.) 

Author Contact Information:

Author Background Information:

Current Book Project Background Information:

Book Writing Background/Issues:

Please combine your manuscript's first chapter, an additional chapter you are proud of and a brief, one-page synopsis of your book into a Word file and then upload it here.

*The one-time application fee is non-refundable, but if you are accepted into the BBI program, we will apply the full amount as a credit against your coaching fees.