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Do you love the idea of travel?
Does the thought of taking a weekend or a week to focus on your writing seem like a dream?
When Jenna and I were planning the London writers’ retreat, so many people commented, “I’d love to do that, but I can’t because….
“I can’t afford it.”
“I have to be home for family members.”
“I don’t have a passport.”
“I can’t be away that long.”
And on and on.
Here’s the truth: If you have a job and/or a family, it’s never easy to get away—even if getting away means secluding yourself at the local coffee shop for a few hours. Continue reading
My husband on the other hand was thrilled to let this python twist around his arms. He has owned a number of pets that I would kill (or demand that someone else kill) rather than cage… spiders, snakes, scorpions and the like. I don’t consider those creatures pets; to me they’re creepy, crawly threats.
But it isn’t very often that I have the chance to hold a snake of this size. Thankfully. Continue reading
Writers’ retreats are a great way to boost creativity and get more done! But don’t just take our word for it. This week, guest blogger Jennifer Way shares why she takes several retreats a year–and how she makes the most of that time.
I’m a lazy writer. There. I’ve said it. Writing doesn’t come easy to me, but I love the finished product. Taking something out of your brain and making it a reality is addictive. I just don’t have the time to do it. Continue reading
10. Editor + Round Table Feedback on my narrative; knowing what the rules are means you can break them effectively.
9. Departure Port was NOLA! Architecture in the French Quarter, Beignettes & cafe au lait at Cafe du Monde, unique furniture designs at Crown Plaza and of course, crab cakes at the Oceana off Bourbon St.
8. Exclusive Networking with a diverse, interesting (and fun!) group. Evening dinners were unforgettable! Continue reading