An Author’s Drive to Survive

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Writing Retreat | No Comments

I love posting over at the award-winning blog, Writers in the Storm. They have a plethora of wonderful resources for writers on writing craft and more, and they allowed me to talk about one of my favorite things: Creative Well-Being and Author Writing Retreats. I recently watched a talk about the drive to survive; how ...

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You and the Writing Cave

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Writing Retreat | 2 Comments

I had the wonderful opportunity to post over at the award-winning blog, Writers in the Storm. They have a plethora of wonderful resources for writers on writing craft and more, and they allowed me to talk about one of my favorite things: Creative Well-Being and Writing Retreats. Here’s a snippet of the post, and a ...

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What Happens in France…I share!

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Writing Retreat | No Comments

France was a dream retreat. Not only did our retreaters receive quality craft teaching, but they also got valuable insights into the European markets from Kobo Writing Life and from Literary Translations. Things I’ve never before realized…like you have to reinvent your author self in another country. It’s not just the language barrier, it’s not just ...

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Magic Starts to Begin Happening

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016 in Writing Retreat | No Comments

I recently started watching Emeril Lagasse’s new show “Eat the World” on Amazon. Have you seen it? I’m absolutely in love because: It’s free on Amazon. It supports everything I believe about creatives working together. Emeril himself says, in the opening credits of the show, “When chefs get together, magic begins to start happening.” OMG! Did you ...

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The Magic of the Collective Creative

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Writing Retreat | No Comments

I’ve been reading a lot about creativity. It fascinates me. What is this thing, this voice, that whispers stories and characters and other worlds to us? Some authors claim they have ghosts whisper untold bits of history to them. Others feel this cannot-be-ignored pressure to write. Others sit down and pour out the hard stuff, ...

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