JUNE 11-14, 2022

The Editors Retreat - Copyeditors, Developmental Editors, Substantive Editors, Line Editors, Book Editors, Freelance Editors Retreat
Luxury getaway and training for


Welcome to your fantasy writing retreat—a place to exercise your pen, soak up some sun, and live out your dreams (for a little while). This retreat is created with you in mind, so step into your own story and tell it like you feel it in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Put those COVID stresses behind you and start to live again. Relax, breathe, write, and let the fun begin.

It happens here—where writers come together to get back to life, back to self, back to the next best idea words can weave. Come ready to pamper yourself! Leave ready to change the world, one word at a time.

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Time to Write

When you join us at Playa del Carmen's beaches, you'll find plenty of time to relax in front of your computer, journal, notepad, or device and let the words flow. Our schedule is designed to encourage you to work on your next bestseller. Put those thoughts into action, and let's get it done! Reserve your space now.

Get Feedback

Writers need a community. Submit your work for feedback and gain strategies needed to make your work a masterpiece. Our small group settings, with safe social distancing in place, allow participants ample opportunities to share, exchange ideas and polish your works to perfection.

Attend Workshops

Move beyond recycled, general information. Take a deep dive into actionable information that you can use and grow from. Learn from experienced professionals and get your most pressing questions answered.

Indulge your dreams


Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen

Enjoy a beach getaway with other creatives. Meet some new people; make some new friends. Learn something new.  Writeful Places awaits your story! Emerge renewed.

Join Us

We want you to be part of the journey. Let's make Writeful Places 2022 the best part of our post-COVID-19 memories. In fact, let's just skip ahead. Start planning to join us in Playa del Carmen now! What are you waiting for? Your next chapter is waiting.

The Editors Retreat - Copyeditors, Developmental Editors, Substantive Editors, Line Editors, Book Editors, Freelance Editors Retreat
Only the best


Whether at work or play, every writer sees things differently. Come and take a closer look at your next chapter in Playa del Carmen!

It's okay to take a break. Let's get back to life and then get back to reality with some fresh experiences and some new content. Your readers will thank you later!

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Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa

Come and unwind with us! Your next project might call for this getaway, filled with scrumptious food, excitement, fun, and fellow writers. Add the adventure you're missing to your life!


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