Welcome to Flash Fiction Retreats with Nancy Stohlman & Kathy Fish

“The writers retreat with Kathy Fish and Nancy Stohlman was an inspiring, magical, once-in-a-lifetime experience. They are wonderful instructors, writers and mentors with great insight into the craft, as well as the writing life. I also loved meeting people from all over the world who are passionate about writing. I left the retreat feeling re-energized and refocused about my writing. In short, I loved every minute.” ~K.B. Jensen

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Do you dream of uninterrupted days to write in beautiful locations? Do you long to meet, be mentored by, and network with other writers? Are you enamored with flash fiction and want to learn more or refine your work?

We give professional and aspiring writers, struggling to create amidst the everyday demands of life, the gift of time, community, instruction, and the opportunity to reconnect with your own imagination and sense of possibility so you can confidently bring the work inside you to fruition

Our flash fiction retreats are simple and affordable—expect good food, fresh air, inspiring locations, lots of encouragement, focused guidance, and the opportunity to make lifelong colleagues and friends. The retreats feature generative classes, workshops, craft talks, and one-on-one mentoring sessions as well as plenty of individual writing time. All activities and classes are optional and participants can create a schedule that is supportive and nurturing to their process while finding just the right amount of motivation, guidance, and camaraderie.

Read what past participants are saying about our retreats!

Read this interview with Nancy & Kathy by Christopher Allen at Smokelong Quarterly

Our High Altitude Inspiration in Grand Lake: photo gallery courtesy of Jeffrey Spahr-Summers HERE.

Our Creative Renaissance Retreat at beautiful Palazzo Forani in Casperia, Italy, was an incredible experience! Read Nancy’s reflections HERE. And Kathy’s recap plus participant testimonials HERE. 

Grand Lake, 2019
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