Fun and informative writing workshops led by local developmental editor, Cindy Whitman. A published writer and former magazine editor with an MFA in Creative Writingfrom the Bennington College Writing Seminars, Cindy is happiest when she’s helping people show and tell their stories.




Two Writing Prompts


A Picnic 

Beach Shack Writers presents a day long, hands-on writing workshop at Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort, Saturday August 2018. Designed to inspire thoughtful conversation, to provide insightful feedback, to instill a spirit of community, and ignite the imagination, this guided one day workshop will offer two writing prompt and sharing sessions with a fun beach lunch break in between. The day will end with an open mic happy hour.

Hope to see you in August!


Space is limited.

PS: Yes, there will be cookies!




9:30 – 12:00           Morning Guided Writing Prompt & Sharing


11:30 – 1:00           Lunch Picnic & Walk @ the Beach


1:00 – 3:30             Afternoon Guided Writing Prompt & Sharing


4:00 – 5:30            Happy Hour Open Mic


Two Writing Prompts & A Picnic workshop will be facilitated by Beach Shack Writers director and developmental editor, Cindy Whitman. Most recently serving as editor and contributing writer at KA Confidential magazine, Cindy has worked with writers and published authors from coast-to-coast. A graduate of the MFA Writing Seminars at Bennington College, and a Judge’s Special Mention award recipient in the Pirate’s Alley/Pen Faulkner Medal for the Personal Essay, Cindy has been awarded writing fellowships to The Cottages at Hedgebrook, The UCross Foundation, and The Vermont Studio Center.

(Follow link at bottom of page to fillable form to be contacted with reservation details.)

Got questions? Contact Beach Shack Writers director and retreat facilitator Cindy Whitman at




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