Rebirth Your Book

June 24-July 01 2018
Fort Kochi, Kerala
India


Let's Begin

Finish Your Book (For Real)



When you started your manuscript your vision was clear. Now you're lost in the middle, mired in the "current" draft, wondering why you ever started this crazy project.

You need a personal guide.

A full manuscript evaluation from an editor who sees your strengths—and where you need a new technique or approach.

A retreat limited to six participants. One-on-one time to discuss your book, challenges, and goals.

A customized work plan to finish your draft and renew your stamina on the journey to publication.

An imagination-stimulating, heart-freeing place to revive your creative self.

Shared energy with fellow writers while staying focused on your own pages.

For hundreds of years, the cycle of reincarnation and regeneration has played out in Fort Kochi, India. Rediscover your novel or memoir and renew your desire for the page. Transform your next draft from a dreaded chore to a driving vision.

Rebirth Your Book


Your Guide


Your journey through book rebirth is led by editor, writer and speaker Allison K Williams. As your personal writing coach, Allison brings deep understanding of dramatic structure, sensitivity to voice and theme, clear technical/craft guidance and contagious enthusiasm for your work.

Allison has guided authors to publication with Penguin Random House, Knopf, Mantle, Spencer Hill, St. Martin's Press, Black Rose, independent presses and self-publishing. She coached the writing of Rhiannon Navin's Only Child, and has edited work for essayists and humorists in McSweeney's, Refinery29, Belladonna, Brevity and Hippocampus.

Before arrival, Allison will do a full manuscript evaluation with editorial letter and get to know you and your work via a Skype call. At the retreat, she'll guide you through key revisions and generating new material, and spend One-on-One time discussing your work, goals, and writing career. She'll create a personalized work plan for finishing your draft or starting the publication process, and help you stay on track with a follow-up call after the retreat.

"As your writing coach and personal editor, I have three jobs:

To identify what's working and help you define and use technical choices arising from your instinctive grasp of style and storytelling

To tell you clearly and directly not only what needs work but how to address those challenges

To inspire your excitement to return to the page and reach the next level."


Allison's own writing has appeared in Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, Brevity, Hippocampus, the Christian Science Monitor and the New York Times. Her radio stories have appeared on National Public Radio's The Moth and Snap Judgment, and CBC Canada's Love Me and Definitely Not the Opera. She serves as Social Media Editor at Brevity, and hosts the Brevity Podcast.

Still need more? Allison's website is here.


The Experience


Professional Editing

Your pre-arrival manuscript evaluation will include supportive, specific, written critique or your draft or plan.

In Fort Kochi, you'll have guidance on your daily work and One-on-One time to discuss your manuscript, goals and writing life.

A customized work plan and follow-up Skype session help you stay on track and take your work to the next level.

Only Six Writers

To give the personal coaching and specific editorial feedback your manuscript needs before, during and after the retreat, class size is limited to six.

Rooms are single occupancy unless you choose to share with a writing friend or travel partner.

Writing In Company

Each morning, writers say what they plan to achieve, then work individually in the same room with personalized exercises and specific guidance.

At the end of the session, sharing the day's progress can include reading a short section for brief feedback, but this is not a "workshop." Allison is available throughout for brainstorming, plot issues, and craft questions.


Chai & Coffee



Experience traditional kathakali dances, bird-feeding as sacred practice at the Jain Temple and meditative time in the oldest synagogue in India.

Discover Kerala's matrilineal heritage at Mattancherry Palace and world-class Indian art at contemporary galleries. Cruise jungle-lined canals and visit a traditional village in the magical Backwaters of Kerala.

Upscale cafes and laid-back coffee shops invite afternoon journaling. Individually decorated tuk-tuks open to the breeze allow comfortable sightseeing at street level. Barter with artisans and street vendors. Luxuriate with Ayurvedic treatments, massage and yoga.

New colors, tastes and sounds inhabit every moment—yet Fort Kochi is a quieter, gentler India. Stately colonial buildings meet modern hospitality and charm in the walkable Old Town of heritage buildings, bustling waterfront and quiet backstreets.

A town of many lives, Fort Kochi bears the legacies of immigrants, colonists and rulers from China, Portugal, the Netherlands, Mysore and Britain. A safe harbor nestled on a breezy peninsula in the state of Kerala, Fort Kochi embraces newcomers (even timid ones!) with native food, customs, traditions and arts.

You will be welcome here. Or, as you will hear in our time together, Namaste.


Lodging & Meals



Luxurious Lodging

Trinity heritage boutique hotel, resurrected from a 17th-century Dutch East India Company headquarters, has the feeling of a sleek gallery. The verdant gardens, sheltered courtyard, and stunning art will inspire your imagination while sustaining your writing focus.

In the heart of Old Town, it's a 9-minute stroll to Kollam Beach and an easy tuk-tuk to historic Mattancherry. A 2-minute saunter leads to the pool, wine lounge and Ayurvedic spa at sister property Malabar House.

Single-occupancy, Deluxe rooms showcase antique furniture and contemporary Indian art, and have queen beds, private patios and separate dressing areas. Facilities include AC, WiFi, TV, minibar and in-room tea and coffee. Double rooms are Junior Suites with shower-gardens, contemporary tribal art and photography, and additional mezzanine beds. Upgrades are available from Deluxe to Junior Suite, or to a Roof Garden Suite with private terrace.

Writing spaces (all with WiFi) include our air-conditioned Writing in Company room with plenty of table space, the on-site coffee shop with outdoor terrace, a breezy upstairs lobby with comfy chairs and couches, and the air-conditioned wine lounge at Malabar House. Across the street, the David Hall Gallery & Cafe has WiFi and a communal table with power outlets. Several A/C and non-A/C coffee shops are within a five-minute walk.

Glorious Food

Trinity's on-site coffee shop hosts breakfast (eggs, toast and fruit as well as Indian dishes) and serves light bites throughout the day; there's a full restaurant and wine bar at Malabar House.

The David Hall Gallery & Cafe serves hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, crepes and wood-fired pizza.

Around town, enjoy fresh local seafood at Oceanus, pan-Asian dishes at Tokyo Bay and snacks and sweets at Kashi Art Cafe. Vegans, vegetarians and carnivores will find a variety of clearly marked choices.


Your Itinerary


Just Enough To See

You'll be surprised and delighted every day, excited to be out touring and glad to be in writing. There's always time for a nap (it's hot!).

The Welcome Orientation covers local customs. You'll receive an Indian SIM card for your own (unlocked) mobile phone.

Daily time to explore solo and with your fellow writers. Optional group tours include knowledgeable local guides.

Friday night, enjoy an informal reading in the Malabar House wine bar.

Saturday morning, embark on a glorious overnight trip on fully-crewed luxury houseboats through the fabled Backwaters of Kerala.

Sunday afternoon, you're delivered to the airport for your return home—or your next destination.

Daily Schedule

9AM-11AM: Writing In Company
11AM-12:30PM: One-on-One meetings, Open Time
12:30-1:30PM: Group Lunch (included)
Nap/Writing/Open Time
3:30-6PM: Sights with Local Guide (included)
Evening: Enjoy traditional performances or sunset on the beach. Dinner on your own or with fellow writers

All group activities are optional; you may prefer more writing or personal exploration time.

One-on-One Time

One-on-One time is a scheduled hour that's entirely yours to discuss your book, writing life, goals and/or publication process.

In addition to scheduled One-on-One time, Allison's available throughout the day for casual chat about craft, publication and your work.


Booking


The Investment

Rebirth Your Book, including full manuscript evaluation (a $950+ value!) and pre-arrival meeting, single accomodation, breakfast and lunch, daily feedback and coaching, One-on-One time, guided local tours, luxury houseboat trip, individual work plan and follow-up call to keep you writing after returning home.
$2745 

Non-writing travel partners age 16+ may attend group meals, activities and tours, and share your room. Single occupancy is available for an additional charge. $1100 

For a complete list of inclusions and exclusions, please scroll down

Resident Indian nationals wishing to pay in rupees, please contact us for a rate reflecting local standard.

The Fit

Whether you're emerging or experienced, Rebirth Your Book supports your needs as a writer and a human being undertaking a life-changing creative project. You get a professional editorial read, a personalized work plan and a week to free your vision with guidance and support.

You don't need a degree or prior publication. It's not who you know or where you went to school, but your commitment to do the work your book needs. If you want—need—to finish your book, but need direction, feedback and a concrete plan, Rebirth Your Book is for you.

Want to talk it through? Email us.

What Is Included

Before You Arrive
  Full read and editorial feedback on your manuscript draft or work so far.
  Initial call to discuss your work and how to schedule your Rebirth Your Book time, as well as answer any travel questions you have.

In India:
  Escorted airport transfers in and out of Cochin International Airport (COK), Ernakulam train station, or the Cochi bus station.
 Single accomodation in a beautifully appointed, serene room.
 Welcome Orientation with useful local phrases, customs, and great things to see and do.
  Complimentary local SIM for your unlocked mobile phone.
  Wifi at the hotel and in the Writing In Company space.
  Focused One-on-One meeting to discuss your work.
  Excursions, activities, entry fees and show tickets on scheduled (but optional) group outings.
  Transport and guides for all scheduled group outings.
  Overnight luxury houseboat tour of Kerala backwaters, including dinner, breakfast and lunch, and a visit to a traditional village.
  Tips for guides and drivers on group outings, and a contribution to a reputable children's charity.
  Daily breakfast with Western and Indian options.
  Water, coffee and chai throughout breakfast and workshops.
  Most lunches as indicated on itinerary, including water and non-alcoholic drinks.
  Snacks and drinks at the welcome party.
  Snacks and drinks at the end-of-the-week reading.

Returning Home:
  Work plan to finish your draft
  Follow-up call 2-4 weeks after returning, to check in on how your work is going.

What Is Not Included


  Flights or other transport to the pick-up points in Cochin.
  Vaccinations and any other travel medication you wish to bring.
  eVisa processing.
  Travel insurance.

  Hotel incidentals such as laundry, mini-bar, room service, etc.
  Drinks at evening events and on tours and excursions.
  Personal expenses/shopping/souvenirs.
  Transport on solo exploration (we will orient you with normal costs for tuk-tuks and the hotel can call drivers respectful of the agreed-upon fare).



FAQ



Your Application

You should be working on a book.

That can be a novel, a memoir or an essay collection. It can be an outline or proposal and some material; a partial manuscript; or a draft that isn't singing yet.

  • You will be working on your book, so the relative experience level of your fellow writers won't be a major factor.
  • You do not need a degree in writing (or anything else!)
  • You do not need publication credits.
  • You should have more than a basic standard of writing skills, because it's a better use of your time and money to work on the big picture of your whole book.
  • You should be ready for nuanced and specific feedback about your work.
  • You should be writing in English, because Allison isn't fluent enough to edit in any other language.
You'll receive notice of your application status about one week after submitting your sample pages and personal statement.
We're focused on delivering the valuable time, editing and coaching you need in an intimate class of just six writers. Our package is designed for maximum value and minimum hassle, including a full editorial read, lodging, food, tours and activities.

We're not a big organization, so right now we're unable to offer scholarships. We do encourage interested participants to take advantage of either our paid-in-full discount or our payment plan, whichever best suits your budget.

We're happy to provide a letter of support if you wish to apply for local or state grants where you live.

If you're interested in offering a scholarship to another writer in 2019, please let us know!
We have a non-writing companion fee (approximately 1/3 the writer's fee) for a travel partner or family member sharing your room. The companion fee includes lodging, group meals and activities, local tours, the Backwaters trip and airport transfers. It does not include Writing in Company, One-on-One time or manuscript evaluation. Single occupancy is available for an additional charge.

Travel

Citizens of most countries require a tourist visa to visit India. The online eVisa application is fast, easy, and takes about 48 hours. We recommend applying at least 30 days in advance of travel. At time of writing, the eVisa cost US$75 for US and UK citizens; $50 for most other citizenships.

The link above is the official government site; there are numerous copycat sites—you'll still get your visa, but they add additional fees.
Travelers to any destination should update routine vaccinations. We suggest a tetanus booster; you may want additional shots if you plan to extend your trip within India. For all vaccinations, check with your doctor or a travel clinic.

Refer to the CDC Website for India for more specifics.
Malaria is a risk in any country with high mosquito populations. The CDC characterizes the risk to travelers in India as moderate. Here's a discussion of different anti-malarial medicines. For the best advice, consult your doctor or a travel clinic. Whether or not you take anti-malarials, we recommend strong insect repellent with DEET.
Yes! Airport transfers are provided in and out of Cochin International Airport (COK).

If you’re arriving or departing from another Indian city, pick-ups can be arranged at the Ernakulam train station; the Cochin bus station is a short ferry ride from Fort Kochi and we can meet you there.
While we can't say "barrier-free," Rebirth Your Book strives for accessiblity.

Most of Fort Kochi is walkable and the pavement is relatively—but not consistently—smooth. Most businesses have steps at their entrances.

For group sightseeing in Fort Kochi and nearby Mattancherry, we'll have tuk-tuks at our disposal. For personal trips afield, we have a list of recommended tuk-tuk drivers. We'll also give you an idea of appropriate fares for local destinations so you're on a good footing for negotiating your own trips with outside drivers.

While wider public awareness of human rights has led to new laws being implemented, India does not have consistent accessibility. If you have mobility concerns, let us know. We want to work with you—let's discuss what you need for an excellent experience.
All classes and activities are in English; most local residents speak enough English to chat and answer questions. The Welcome Orientation will include useful Malayalam phrases.

The vast majority of Indians are friendly, hospitable and helpful. English is widely spoken, navigation apps work with a local SIM (or roaming), and Uber and official taxis are available across Kerala.

Fort Kochi has a low crime rate and is highly rated for safe solo walking. As on any trip, be aware of your surroundings and your belongings, and keep cash in hard-to-access pockets or the bottom of your bag.

Street harassment is much less common in Fort Kochi than in big cities or rural areas, and Kerala's tourism industry employs many people invested in your positive experience. You are unlikely to be hassled for clothing that reveals your legs/shoulders or for a non-Indian appearance.

You will likely experience staring, especially if you are blonde or red-haired or taller than average. Our Welcome Orientation covers how to gently redirect staring to mutual smiles and waves without feeling uncomfortable. You can also ignore staring (as local women do) without giving offense. Most people looking are genuinely curious to know more about you.

In many developing nations begging is a career path of sorts, but we encourage not giving to child beggars. While it's hard to turn them down, giving money teaches the adult controlling that kid that child-begging pays. Part of your tuition goes to Home of Hope, which houses, feeds and educates orphaned, abandoned and trafficked girls. If you'd like to make more donations or volunteer short-term after the retreat, we can connect you with legitimate local charities.

With adult beggars, it's truly up to you. If you think you're likely to want to give, keep small notes in a handy pocket so you don't have to open up your purse—it's faster and less awkward.
Most restaurants in Fort Kochi are accustomed to serving both locals and tourists from all over the world and operate at a Western level of hygiene.

Bottled water is widely available; ice at group meals will be made from filtered water. Our Welcome Orientation will cover safely enjoying street food, if you wish to do so. Packing basic stomach remedies is recommended for all travelers—even European and Western countries have different local flora.

Vegetarians and vegans rejoice! Due to the unique combination of religious traditions, most food in Fort Kochi is clearly labeled for meat content. Waiters and cooks generally understand that knowing specific ingredients is important.
If you wish to spend additional time sightseeing in India, we’re happy to provide personal recommendations or connect you with a local travel agency.

If this is your first visit to India, we recommend extending your tourism after Rebirth Your Book. India can be a little overwhelming for new visitors, and your time in Fort Kochi will help you acclimate to the food, weather, customs and time zone.

Workshops

Rebirth Your Book is about your book. This is not a traditional workshop process of reading everyone else's pages in advance for long discussions, or writing from prompts and sharing our work. Instead, Allison will help you make personal goals for each writing day, and you'll work in the affirming company of other writers.

We'll start each session by stating our intention for that day. The energy of a shared space contributes to everyone's own work. Or as Allison says, "If I'm writing with a buddy and I start to get bored or frustrated, I look up and think, I can't quit now--she's still going!"

Typically we take a short stretch break at the halfway point, then dive back in. At the end of the session, we'll share how our work went and (if we wish) read a page or passage.

Throughout Writing in Company time, Allison will be available to talk through problems, suggest new ways to tackle a tough section, or give you a quick exercise to shake your writing loose.
Nope. While reading group members' work in advance and noting points for discussion is a valuable practice, it's not what we're doing here. Your focus is on your book.

At the end of each Writing in Company session, writers may choose to share a page or two for response or just to hear it out loud, but we'll keep feedback short. Your fellow writers will come to your words for the first time, as a reader would.

At the end of the week, we'll have a casual evening reading in the Malabar House wine bar. This is an opportunity to share aloud pages you've been working on with a small, supportive audience. Travel partners and new friends are welcome.
Allison will review each writer's full draft (or pile of material or proposal) prior to arrival in Fort Kochi, and send you an editorial letter with feedback on concept, voice, themes, plot, story, character and craft.

You'll have a preliminary Skype call of about 30 minutes to discuss your work and what you want to accomplish during Rebirth Your Book. If you're an early stage and don't have a lot of pages, we can extend the Skype call to discuss your idea, execution and process.

During the Rebirth week, you'll have a scheduled One-on-One meeting. Feel free to bring questions or specific concerns about your book, how the week is going, your writing in general and your writing career. This time can also be used for query feedback or discussion your publication goals.

Throughout the week we'll have plenty of casual chatting time, and you're welcome to start/participate in writing-related discussions with Allison and/or your fellow writers just about anywhere.

After returning home, you'll have another 30-minute Skype call to check in and address any more questions or challenges as you finish your draft.
Really! In order to give each writer the individual and specific attention their manuscript needs, before, during and after our time in Fort Kochi, class size is limited to six.

Payment

If you'd like to pay by credit card, we accept Mastercard, Visa and American Express through PayPal. A credit card handling charge of 3% is applied.

You may choose to pay by cheque or direct deposit.

We'll send you payment information with your acceptance.

Yes! Payments can be made as follows:
  • $500 Deposit on acceptance to reserve your place
  • $750 Payment 90 days prior to start date
  • $750 Payment 60 days prior to start date
  • $745 Balance due 30 days prior to start date


  • If you prefer to pay in one transaction, we offer a 5% discount for payment in full within two weeks of acceptance.
    Writers are accepted to Rebirth Your Book on a first-come-first-served basis. Your deposit within two weeks of acceptance holds your place.

    Once all 6 places are filled, your details will go on the waiting list in the event of a cancellation.

      Before You Arrive:
    • Full read and editorial feedback on your manuscript draft or work so far (a $750+ value!)
    • Initial call to discuss your work and how to schedule your Rebirth Your Book time, as well as answer any travel questions you have


    • In India:
    • Escorted airport transfers in and out of Cochin International Airport (COK), Ernakulam train station, or the Cochi bus station
    • Single accomodation at the retreat's boutique hotel
    • Complimentary local SIM for your unlocked mobile phone
    • Wifi at the hotel and in the Writing In Company space
    • Focused One-on-One meeting to discuss your work
    • Excursions, activities, entry fees and show tickets on scheduled group outings
    • Transport and guides for all scheduled group outings
    • Overnight luxury houseboat tour of Kerala backwaters, including dinner, breakfast and lunch, and a visit to a traditional village
    • Tips for guides and drivers on group outings, and a contribution to a reputable children's charity
    • Daily breakfast with Western and Indian options
    • Water, coffee and chai throughout breakfast and workshops
    • Most lunches as indicated on itinerary, including water and non-alcoholic drinks
    • Snacks and drinks at the welcome party
    • Snacks and drinks at the end-of-the-week reading
    • Returning Home:
    • Work plan to finish your draft
    • Follow-up call 2-4 weeks after returning, to check in on how your work is going
    • Flights or other transport to the pick-up points in Cochin
    • Vaccinations and any other travel medication you wish to bring
    • eVisa processing
    • Travel insurance
    • Hotel incidentals such as laundry, mini-bar, room service, etc.
    • Drinks other than water at evening events and on tours and excursions
    • Personal expenses/shopping/souvenirs
    • Transport on non-group exploration (we will orient you with normal costs for tuk-tuks and the hotel can call drivers respectful of the agreed-upon fare)
    We strongly recommend travel & trip cancellation insurance.

    If you are unable to attend, and we can fill your place from the waiting list, we will refund your tuition minus the initial deposit.

    If we can’t fill your place, we’ll provide you with documentation to support a claim to your travel insurance provider.

    Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of notice of cancellation; deposits are non-refundable.

      Rebirth Your Book reserves the right to cancel the retreat in the event of civil unrest, natural disaster or Act of God. In the event of cancellation on our part, you will receive a full refund of any fees paid. You agree to release Rebirth Your Book and its agents and/or representatives from any liability, including consequential expenses you may have incurred in planning to attend. We will provide you with documentation to support a claim to your travel insurance provider for flights and other expenses not paid to Rebirth Your Book.

    TERMS & CONDITIONS

    ALL RESERVATIONS WITH REBIRTH YOUR BOOK ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS: Submitting of registration form and payment of deposit to Rebirth Your Book indicates acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms & Conditions.

    ALL RESERVATIONS WITH REBIRTH YOUR BOOK ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS: Submitting of registration form and payment of deposit to Rebirth Your Book indicates acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms & Conditions. RESERVATION REQUEST & PAYMENT: Upon registrants request for reservation, Rebirth Your Book will advise registrant of amount of deposit needed to initiate a reservation and full charges to finalize. Upon receipt of deposit payment and acceptance by Rebirth Your Book, registrant will be notified of receipt of payment. The balance payment will typically be due a minimum of 4-6 weeks prior to retreat commencement. For reservations not confirmed with final payment, Rebirth Your Book reserves the right to amend or cancel reservation request.

    RETREAT/PRICING: In the event of unforeseen circumstances over which Rebirth Your Book has no control, Rebirth Your Book reserves the right to offer a substitute accommodation of similar category. When extenuating circumstances dictate, prices, conditions or schedule may be subject to change or amendment. Rebirth Your Book will notify participant of any said changes within 48 hours of disclosure.

    CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: Once a deposit has been rendered and a Rebirth Your Book confirmation/invoice has been issued to client, any cancellation must reach Rebirth Your Book in writing. Cancellation penalties are as follows: If you are unable to attend, and Rebirth Your Book can fill your place from the waiting list, we will refund your tuition minus the initial deposit.

    If we can’t fill your place, we’ll provide you with documentation to support a claim to your travel insurance provider. Refunds in accordance with this policy will be processed within 30 days of receipt of notice of cancellation; deposits are non-refundable. Rebirth Your Book reserves the right to cancel the retreat in the event of civil unrest, natural disaster or Act of God. In the event of such cancellation, you will receive a full refund of any fees paid. You agree to release Rebirth Your Book and its agents and/or representatives from any liability, including consequential expenses you may have incurred in planning to attend. We will provide you with documentation to support a claim to your travel insurance provider for flights and other expenses not paid to Rebirth Your Book.

    HEALTH AND TRAVEL: Participants with physical mobility issues must make these known at the time of application, to ensure compatibility with planned locations and events. Accommodations and some activities may feature steps, steep hills, uneven pavement, and may cause problems with accessibility.

    All participants are expected to purchase trip/travel insurance, including medical evacuation cover, before departure, at their own expense.

    Participants are advised to check and comply with the CDC website for any recommended medications and/or immunizations .

    Rebirth Your Book is not responsible for any travel other than that mentioned previously or any expenses associated with the Participant’s travel outside the scope of the Retreat.

    Participants arriving later than 10PM on the day before the start date of the retreat or leaving earlier than the last scheduled day of the retreat must arrange transportation to/from Fort Kochi Airport at their own expense.

    DISCLAIMER: Rebirth Your Book makes every effort to ensure that the information provided to participants is correct and that properties are properly maintained, clean, functional and safe for occupancy, however, Rebirth Your Book assumes no liability for any errors or inaccuracies or external circumstances beyond its control such as, but not limited to staff cancellations, weather conditions, events which do not achieve the required retreat/program minimum, maintenance work, mechanical faults which may result in some amenities or scheduled events becoming temporarily or permanently unavailable. Rebirth Your Book reserves the right to make changes to the itinerary or facilitators.

    RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT & LIABILITY WAIVER: By registering with Rebirth Your Book, I accept and acknowledge that there are risks associated with any foreign travel experience and I will use appropriate caution/discretion when traveling/residing in a new area. I agree to leave the premises in clean, good, working order. I also agree to release Rebirth Your Book and its officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for consequential damages or complaints resulting from any incurred loss, injury or death, accidents, damages, theft, grievances, extra expenses due to delays, damages or cancellations, schedule changes, sickness, quarantine, acts of nature, strikes, civil strife, war or warlike conditions or other circumstances beyond its control or for any of the above arising due to my participation in Rebirth Your Book retreats.

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