Write with others in a collaborative,

supportive environment


Looking for a place to write with others in an attractive, inviting atmosphere? Join us for this writing retreat that includes:

  • Breakout session

  • Multiple private writing rooms

  • Gathering room with media

  • Coffee and snacks!

When: Not Scheduled at this time

Where: Brightside Coworking, 6018 SE Stark St. (Mt. Tabor)

Why: To find community with other writers and discuss your writing during one of two break-out sessions.

Price: Voluntary Suggested Donation $1 to $10

(Please RSVP)


Drop in when you can or start out with us at 10am and stay until 4pm.


Come with a project in mind, or with the intention of just seeing what flows. Any kind of project will work, from creative writing, to website or newsletter copy, to school assignments, poetry, … work on that project you’ve been wanting to focus on, but have been having trouble making time and getting support for!


We’ll have a couple breakout session during which we can talk about or read what we’re working on and request feedback, or not. This will be an open space to request the kind of support that would feel useful to you.


Please bring a snack to share. We will provide coffee. RSVP to Durga and she'll let you know how to register — Here are some ideas of snacks to bring: 

- Muffins or scones
- Bagels and cream cheese
- Chips
- Fruit
- Veggie Tray

- Nuts / Trail Mix

10am to 10:30am 
Mix and mingle (Please, arrive by 10am if possible)

10:30am to 12:30pm 
Quiet Writing Time (2 Hours)

12:30pm to 1pm
Breakout Session (30 minutes)

1pm to 1:30pm 

1:30pm to 3:30pm 

Quiet Writing Time (2 Hours)

3:30pm to 4pm 
Breakout Session/Voluntary Readings (30 minutes)

If you can't commit to the entire day, that's okay, but please arrive at least before 10:30 am so as not to interrupt the quiet flow for the group, or text your arrival time to Paula at 503-515-4427. 

Email Durga at to RSVP or for more information.