Escape! (I mean writer’s retreat)

2014_Spring_Retreat_LargeI’ve been having the craziest month and it is my own fault. I probably shouldn’t have planned to travel for spring break, negotiate financial aid with colleges, plan a major church event and publish two titles in one month. My bad.

I did it all (not without some wear and tear) and I am here now, with four wonderful writing friends, loads of delicious food, chocolate and wine. In fact, I’m enjoying a nice Cabernet/Shiraz blend as I’m writing this.

I do have a serious goal for the weekend: to brainstorm new stories. I can write in short sessions, which is what I can mostly manage at home, but the extra time on retreat is helpful for characterization and plotting.

What is everyone else doing this weekend?


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8 years ago

It is finally time to plant the cool season crops in the garden. Potatos, peas, carrots, parsnips and lettucy-things! And pick some more sorrel and chicory!

Isobel Carr
8 years ago

Congrats! That’s a lot to get done.

I’m heading up to Napa for my birthday (ok, tech my birthday was a couple weeks ago, but my BFF has been traveling for work and this was the first weekend we could secure). Going to do a little wine tasting, have dinner at the fabulous Bistro Jeanty, and hand out in Calistoga with my best friends.

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