Salt Cay Writers Retreat


Karen Dionne is cofounder of the writers community Backspace, and organizer of the Backspace Writers Conference held in New York City for the past nine years has a new venture that promises a terrific opportunity for both published and not-yet-published authors who wish to take writing to the next level by working one-on-one with New York Times bestselling authors, top acquisition editors, and prominent literary agents in a gorgeous and inspiring setting.

The Salt Cay Writers Retreat will be held October 20-26 on Salt Cay, Bahamas. Salt Cay is a private island with in intriguing literary history, as well as the current home of Dolphin Encounters, which means that each retreat registrant also gets to participate in a dolphin swim!

They’ve been offering writers groups and organizations and extra $500 discount over and above the early registration discount (a total of $1,000 of the full tuition fees).

If any of SPAWN members wish to take advantage, go to the June Market Update which has the coupon you need to use in the “coupon code” field on the application form. For more information,

Karen Dionne, International Thriller Writers Board of Directors, Vice President, Technology
Co-founder, Administrator, Backspace, LLC  (586) 354-7753