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Purple Inked's Women's Writing Retreat

Online Networking Event · 1 Attendee
    EnglishEducation & Training

    Event Description

    End your summer in Virginia Beach with some serious writing time and fun! Purple Inked invites you to join us for our Women's Writing Retreat, Sept. 16-19. Hosted at Family Fun Xperience and, yes, on the beach, we've got a jam-packed, fun-filled long weekend: opening reception at Vibrant Shore Brewing Company, writing workshops, peer critiques, one-on-one editing and critique sessions with Editor/Writing Coach Nealy Gihan, fun exercise classes, inspiring art classes, delicious local breakfasts and lunches, cool swag from sponsors, time with vendors, plus plenty of time to write right on the beach! Learn more at Tickets are limited, so register now. You don't want to miss out!

    Event Host

    Nealy Gihan
    New Connector
    Nealy Gihan is a seasoned editor, writer, and communications professional in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She created Purple Inked as a safe place for creatives and professionals to learn or relearn how to write and come into their own written voice. For more than two decades, she's worked in communications across numerous industries and has learned all of the written rules to teach her clients and which ones to break. She's won several awards and accolades, including an editing fellowship with the Maynard Institute and a writing award from the Hampton Roads Writers Association. Her efforts also have helped the companies earn such prestigious awards as a Stevie International Business award, Public Relations Society of America Pinnacle awards, LACP Vision awards, and a Nielsen Norman Group Intranet Design award. When she's not working, she's serving on the PRSA Hampton Roads chapter board of directors and as chair of the Virginia Beach Public Library Advisory Board. Or she can be found swinging upside down practicing for her big break into Cirque du Soliel (one can dream)!