2017 Retreat Information

Authors Retreat 2017

Relaxation, Reunion and Relationship Building


  Information or questions please contact Sabrina: bkauthors@gmail.com  or 415-545-8456  


Information or questions please contact Sabrina: bkauthors@gmail.com  or



The 16th Annual BK Authors' Retreat, November 2-5, 2017 at the

El Retiro San Inigo Conference Center in Los Altos, CA.
300 Manresa Way
Los Altos, CA 94022-4659
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Just announced: Pick your breakout sessions at the retreat! Theyinclude Steve Piersanti, who will give a "state of BK" while other speakers discuss the future of publishing, a recap of the best of highlights of the 2017 BK Marketing Workshop, "The Art of CALLING In," "Appreciative Authoring" and new BK author Cheri Torres brings a fresh perspective with “Conversations Worth Having.” Ms. Tara-Nicholle Nelson speaks on “The Transformational Consumer”  and “The Beginner’s Guide to the Human Soul.” Steve Cady discusses “Finding your Passion” and we have a presentation by the coauthors of “Great Place to Work for All.”

The 2017 Retreat will have more opportunities for relaxation, reunion and relationship building. It is a little less formal and a lot more meaningful. This year's retreat theme is "Looking Forward." It will provide space for what people want to create together in the moment.

  • Ample free time to relax, roam and rejuvenate both on and off-site

  • Mindfully inclusive content for all attendees

  • Renewed focus on our identity as authors

  • A formal plan to embrace and engage new attendees

  • Many small group activities & fewer big group discussions

  • Fresh new breakout sessions including the business of books

  • Intimate conversations with like-minded people

  • Deeper relationships and newly forged friendships

  • A more personalized and fulfilling experience

  • Live auction and talent show


- The 2017 Author Retreat Committee