The Ghost Town Writers retreat is happening August 3rd through 6th, 2017, in Georgetown, Colorado, a Victorian mining town in the mountains. While the focus is on the darker side of writing (horror, mystery, paranormal romance, etc.) all are welcome. There will be a continuous track of general interest author topics Friday through Sunday.
Brian Keene, Sara Megibow, Keith DeCandido, Don D’Auria, Stephen Graham Jones, Mario Acevedo, Josh Viola, Mary Sangiovanni, Jeanne C Stein, Shelley Adina, Guy Anthony De Marco, Jon Bassoff, Sean Eads, Travis Heermann, and more
Activities and Programing
We are going to have a jam packed weekend where attendees can pick from faculty/guest programming, writing time, and local activities including a steam train trip through the Rockies, touring a haunted Victorian manor, Visiting the power station constructed by Nikola Tesla which still powers the town, a walking history/ ghost tour, write ins, panel discussions, presentations, and more.
A note to flatlanders, tenderfoots, and others subject to infirmities
You will be operating at well over a mile above sea level. It may take some time for your metabolism to adjust. Make sure to drink plenty of water, as this will aid in the acclimatization.