Events at the Strong House Inn

The 2013 Ultimate Writing Retreat™

with Steve Roller
October 2-5, 2013

Come to the Strong House Inn for a writing retreat like you've never experienced. Your most productive three days of writing ever, and a huge boost of income afterwards. Guaranteed.

Introducing the Ultimate Writing Retreat™...

If you are:
  • Tired of working really hard and have little to show for it.
  • Feeling like you should be making more money with your writing but don’t know how.
  • Eager and ready to go to the next level with your writing career.
Then the Ultimate Writing Retreat™ is just the thing for you.

There is no better way to expand your writing experience and skills than to attend this uniquely-designed retreat. Steve Roller is extending this invitation to you because he wants to see you succeed as a writer. This is not just an inspirational gathering of like-minded writers. It is truly an opportunity to learn how to improve your business and make the kind of money you deserve.

Steve has been in this business for over nine years and is ready to share what he's learned through experience and to help you move forward with your career. He will help you get through the growing pains and become a confident, affluent writer.

There will be no more than 12 people at the Ultimate Writing Retreat™, so you’ll get personal training from Steve as well as interaction with other fellow writers.

See full event details and register at, or call Steve toll-free at 1-888-207-4916. The retreat is $787, or just $687 if you register by August 25. You can also split it into three easy installments before August 25.

Don't wait, spots are limited. Reserve your seat now for The Ultimate Writing Retreat™, and take your business to the next level.

Creative Writing Workshop at the Strong House Inn

Creative Writing Workshop

with award-winning writer Elayne Clif
October 18 - 20, 2013


“What would happen if just one woman told the truth about her life?”   That simple question, posed by poet Muriel Rukeyser, became iconic in the 1970s, when women writers of the “Second Wave” first began telling their stories openly and honestly.  Rukeyser’s answer to her own question was “The world would split apart.”

Beginning with an evening talk about the history and meaning of women’s diaries, journals and memoirs, we will explore the enforced silence of “good girls and fine ladies” that kept women marginalized and invisible for centuries -- until a few brave souls among them put pen to paper, which they have done (often surreptitiously) throughout history.  Their courage and musings inspired others, including such 20th century writers as Virginia Woolf, May Sarton, Alice Walker, Gloria Steinem, Sharon Olds, Sylvia Plath and a host of others.

What will these women inspire in us as we break our own silence in order to tell some truths about our lives (without going down any dark rabbit holes)?  Short readings and writing prompts will get the juices flowing and an advance reading list will be provided for those who want to explore this topic more deeply.  Come prepared to be surprised by what you remember, reflect upon, write, laugh about, and share.

Elayne Clift, M.A. a Vermont Humanities Council Scholar, is an award-winning writer and journalist and an adjunct lecturer in Literature and Gender Studies. Her work has been widely anthologized and appears in numerous publications internationally. A regular columnist for the Keene (NH) Sentinel and the Brattleboro (Vt.) Commons, and a reviewer for the New York Journal of Books, she has written for Women’s Media Service, Vermont Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor and many other publications. Her latest book and first novel, Hester’s Daughters, a contemporary, feminist retelling of The Scarlet Letter, was published in 2012.  For more information, please visit

All inclusive Retreat Package Includes: 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 afternoon tea, 2 light dinners and teacher fee for $325 per person based on double occupancy or $400 single occupancy.

Register today to save your space 802-877-3337

Quilting Events at the Strong House Inn

(Please note all "Quilting in Vermont" Seminar Weekends are noted at the "Quilting in Vermont" web site at or you may call for a brochure - 802-877-3337.)

Quilting/Crafting Retreats for private groups

Attention Quilt Guilds and Crafters: This spectacular weekend is for you.
This modestly priced weekend package is designed to bring your group to the Strong House Inn and experience an extraordinary weekend of quilting or crafting. Our spacious Quilt Room offers cutting stations, ironing stations, excellent natural lighting and night lighting for those all-night sewing/crafting marathons. Minimum 8 participants/maximum 20 participants. Mid-week dates are also available. Call to reserve your date.

Quilting/Crafting Weekend includes: 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, afternoon tea and your sewing/crafting room set-up. $250ppdo/$325so (excluding fall foliage)

Mother's Day Tea - May 11th, 2014 (Sunday)

Bring your mother to this very special event held at the Strong House Inn. Experience a four course English Tea at 1:00 p.m. and tour the Inn. Reservation Required. $25.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity.