David worked as a Presbyterian minister for 25 years, in the pulpit and in pastoral care, before retiring and devoting himself to writing and teaching. The Writers Enclave is an intensive one-week course that will prepare participants to actually write their novel. The course was developed from Bridges experience teaching at the University of Richmond’s School of Professional & Continuing Studies on the writing of historical fiction.
All Enclaves run Saturday through Friday.
Enclaves are limited to 10 participants
Course fee: $3,000 includes all materials, lodging and gourmet dining.
Meals prepared by a professional chef from Woodmont farm raised, grass fed Black Angus and produce from the gardens
Lodging in separate men’s and women’s dormitories
Each participant will receive 4 books by David Bridges when enrolled. A downloadable package of other course materials. Participants from across the country drive to the Callaway, Virginia retreat or fly into Roanoke/Blacksburg regional airport.
2020 Writers Enclave Schedule:
Spring Enclave May 2nd through May 8th
Summer Enclave July 25th through July 31st
Fall Enclave October 24th through October 30th
Feature story on David http://www.richmond.com/david-bridges/image_a43cef2e-36c2-11e3-8757-001a4bcf6878.html