Ridge Writing Retreats

Welcome to the Ridge

  • Two-day retreat at the Writers’ House

    December 11, 2019 by

    Our first two-day retreat will be held at the Writers’ House (Kirjailijatalo) on Thursday-Friday 23-24 January, 2020. This is the view from the garden, overlooking the old buildings of the University of Jyväskylä. The house has some residential writers living on the top floor, and a sauna in the basement which we can use on… Read more

  • First you write a sentence

    January 7, 2020 by

    When I started editing, I really needed help with the US style guides. Brits (except Scots) don’t learn the rules of our common language like Americans do. We are much more likely to make style choices because “it just feels right” and don’t really know why. The Chicago Manual of Style offers “workouts” to test… Read more

View all posts

Follow Ridge Writing Retreats

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

Cover image: the ridge/harju in Jyväskylä. All photos (c) Kate Sotejeff-Wilson