Mountain High 2017 Writers Retreat


Ready to get away? Need time to write? Mountain High 2017 gives you all of that and much more.  Wouldn't it be nice to spend some time in the mountains of North Carolina, just as the leaves are changing colors? The air is fresh, crisp and invigorating and you're surrounding by other like-minded writers? All interested in finding time to write, perfect their manuscript and pitch to agents?

Mountain High 2017 provides four nights and five days in the mountains of western North Carolina with 10 to 16 other writers. We'll be working on all genres this year!  You will share a large home nested in the foothills of the mountains. The purpose of this retreat is to create time and space for writers... to write. And relax. And network. And have fun… but mostly it is to write.

Who's Coming This Year?

Holloway Literary agents Nikki Terpilowski and Kortney Price will be attending the event offering workshops, manuscript critiques and pitch sessions.

And Then What?

Mornings begin with a catered breakfast and an informal talk by one of our  agents. The rest of the day is dedicated to writing. Groups may informally decide to take trips into nearby Waynesville and the surrounding area. However, on Saturday morning there will be a group trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway and downtown Asheville for whomever wants to attend.

Your manuscript will be critiqued by an attending agent during planned critique sessions.

Our literary agents will be available for pitching, one-on-one and group conversations about writing, editing and the publishing industry. Mountain High 2017 will be held on October 11 - 15, 2017.

What Are We Doing?

In between workshops, critique and pitch sessions, we're touring the Asheville-area, of course! Group travel is optional. Stay in and write if you like!

  • Foodie & beverage tour
  • Downtown Asheville tour
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Tour (mobile)

When you register for Mountain High 2017, you get:

  • Four nights and five days with a roommate
  • Breakfast, lunch & snacks
  • A full manuscript edit
  • Query overhaul
  • Customized literary agent pitch plan

Please note: Registration and attendance of this retreat does not imply or guarantee representation by Holloway Literary agents.

Cancellation Policy: Registration ends on June 1, 2017. Full refunds are available until May 30, 2017, at which time you will be assessed a $100 cancellation fee. 

Register Now!