Illustrator’s and Writer’s Retreat at Pennyrile Forest March 31-April 2

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. – New and aspiring writers and illustrators should consider visiting Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park near Dawson Springs March 31-April 2 for the Illustrator’s and Writer’s Retreat.


This event is co-sponsored by Heart to Heart Publishing, Inc. The retreat, aimed at artists, writers, and published authors, will be an ideal trip for writing and publishing inspiration as well as rest and relaxation!


Participants will be able to learn from topics such as:

A hiking class
Camera to Canvas
Pen-to-Paper-Now What?
Editorial topic,
Children’s Illustrating,
Canvas to Book, and more.


Professional speakers and classes will be offered as well as door prizes. Registration is being handled by Heart to heart by visiting www.hearttoheartpublishinginc.com or calling 270-526-5589.


The rustic wood and stone Pennyrile Lodge, with 24 rooms, sits serenely on a high cliff overlooking Pennyrile Lake. Open year-round, the park has 12 cottages in the wooded lodge area and on the lake’s shores. The restaurant seats 200, including a private dining room for up to 80. The park also offers hiking trails, fishing, basketball, tennis and horse campsites that are available year-round.





Park contact: Becky Clark,



The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov




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