". . . [T]he talented writing coach Joan Lee Hunter will help you build confidence and put you in touch with your creative side. . . Hunter helps break down the emotional blocks that stand between you and your best material. . . This charming, rustic 1930s era lodge offer[s] majestic mountain views. There's a disarmingly spiritual feel about the place." HEALTH Magazine, 8/06
Fifth House Lodge is a retreat for writers located one hour west of Portland in Maine's lake and mountain country. The lodge sits on a high hill with views to the surrounding mountains and countryside. It is a place of extraordinary simplicity, beauty and peace.
Joan Lee Hunter, director of Fifth House Lodge, is a writing coach and expressive writing teacher who leads personalized writing retreats for individuals along with group writing workshops throughout the year. Both beginning and seasoned writers come to Fifth House Lodge. All share the fundamental desire to deepen their writing experience.
"The writing work that Joan facilitates is deep, powerful and unblinking. . ." Nancy Coleman, Brunswick, ME