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March 22-24, 2019

FTE 2019 Schedule

A preview from St. Andrew's House lawn

Friday, the 22nd

4:00 pm St Andrew’s OPEN for arrival
5:30 pm Welcome, Greetings and Housekeeping

6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm “Nowhere Else But Here” Story Swap
Got one you've always wanted to tell but never the right time or place? This could be it!

Saturday, the 23rd

8:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Truly Brilliant Activity: InterPlay
Led by Billie Mazzei

9:45 am Break
10:00 am Step into Storytelling: Introductions and Reminders
Led by Barbara Fankauser

Noon Lunch
1:00 pm Small Group Peer Coaching Session
Break into groups of 4-5; Each person has one-half hour to present work and receive feedback as desired from other group members.

3:30 pm Uncharted Hours or Auxiliary Story Swap
This is truly the ‘retreat’ portion of the weekend. Do as you like — work on the feedback from small group, develop a story you’ve been (or would like to be) working on; walk the labyrinth, take a hike. . . play, connect, RELAX!

6:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm “This One’s For You” Story Swap
Share a story that you really want this group to hear.

Sunday, the 8th

8:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am Pick Up and Pack Up
Strip beds, pack bags and in general prep for endings.

10:00 am “Feeding the Flames” Story Swap
Share inspiring stories to keep us burning.

11:30 am Brunch
12:30 pm Banking the Coals Last Goodbyes - Traveling On

1:00 pm Depart by 1:00 pm

What is Fanning the Embers?

Fan the embers of your imagination, light the fire of your stories.
B Anderson
Fanning the Embers: a Northwest Storytelling Retreat
For story lovers in the northwest region, and beyond, Fanning the Embers retreat provides an opportunity to gather informally in a relaxed environment. We share success and quandaries, our dreams and our nightmares, our questions and aspirations. And we share stories! Lots of stories.

Fanning the Embers has become a northwest storytelling tradition. We are sure the 2019 gathering will be as rejuvenating for participants as it has been in years past. Fan the flame and spread the word!
The retreat is full for 2019! Contact us using the information on the left to see about the waiting list.

The charge of $225 covers two night’s lodging and 6 gourmet meals (dinner Friday evening through lunch on Sunday).

Rooms are shared bunk-bed dormitories with two or more people per room and shared bathrooms with showers. Rooms and beds are on a first come, first served basis. We do our best to accommodate all requests.

Early Registration
The Retreat has a maximum capacity of 25 participants so early registration is recommended. Registration is complete when the check is received. Registrations will be confirmed by e-mail.