Book ‘The Writing Retreat’ by Julia Bartz

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The Plot meets Please Join Us in this psychological suspense debut about a young author at an exclusive writer’s retreat that descends into a nightmare. Alex has all but given up on her dreams of becoming a published author when she receives a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: attend an exclusive, month-long writing retreat at the estate of feminist horror writer Roza Vallo. Even the knowledge that Wren, her former best friend and current rival, is attending doesn’t dampen her excitement. But when the attendees arrive, Roza drops a bombshell — they must all complete an entire novel from scratch during the next month, and the author of the best one will receive a life-changing seven-figure publishing deal. Determined to win this seemingly impossible contest, Alex buckles down and tries to ignore the strange…

Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books (February 21, 2023); Pages: 320 pages; ISBN-10: 1982199458; ISBN-13: 978-1982199456; ASIN:‎ B0B3Y84THW

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Author’s biography: Julia Bartz is a Brooklyn-based writer and practicing therapist. Her fiction writing has appeared in The South Dakota ReviewInDigest Magazine, and more. The Writer’s Retreat is her first novel. Follow her on Twitter @JuliaBartz and Instagram at @JuliaBartz. 

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