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Come to France With Me in 2015

Just saying right off the top here–this is a teaser post. Because you want to come to my next writing retreat in France, don't you?  You know you do!  We don't have every detail confirmed yet but we have decided where we will be.  Ready? Collioure, France. It is a seaside town with mountain views, […]

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The Art of Retreating

I'm in France, embarking on a week-long writing adventure, co-leading a workshop/retreat.  (Not to make you jealous or anything.)  There's probably nothing more invigorating for your writing than to get away with the specific intent to write.  And, if you struggle to find time to write in your daily schedule, a retreat can offer that […]

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Here, Not There

Last week I co-lead a writer's retreat in remote Diamond, Oregon.  (We kept referring to it as "the middle of nowhere" but one of the hotel's employees took offense to that.  However, it kind of is.) It was an awesome week, with attendees and myself and my co-leader making strides in our writing.  I had […]

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Writing in Retreat

Tomorrow I take off for Diamond, Oregon to co-lead a week-long writing retreat. It's been a hectic week, with my cat Captain in the hospital for two days and a million things to get done. (Including packing a bag with at least five books, maybe more, in it.   Gone a week? I'll need at least […]

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Writers Connecting

I have been away, not only from my home, but from my writing.  At least, I've been away from the writing writing part of writing, the actual putting words on paper part. But I've been doing a couple other activities of vital importance, the first being brainstorming and planning and the second being connecting with […]

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