Category Archives: Retreats

The Best Writing Group I’ve Ever Been In

My son brought his girlfriend over yesterday after school. She had an English assignment and needed some advice on poetry. I believe my son will always think of me when he hears the words poem or poet or poetry—which is … Continue reading

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Darcy Pattison and her Novel Revision Retreat
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Hey . . . remember when I talked about going to Darcy Pattison’s Novel Revision Workshop? Well, I did it! I did it last weekend and I’ve been home for a few days now, trying to breathe in and out … Continue reading

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Hey There Friday.. how the heck are ya?

So here I am knee deep in prep work. Specifically for Darcy Pattison’s Novel Revision Workshop, the one I signed up for a few months back. Sure, the retreat is not until mid-January but that Darcy is a workhorse! She … Continue reading

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Today’s Friday Saturday Favorite: first manuscript = first love

I realized it yesterday as I was chasing dust bunnies around the house (with a vacuum–thank you very much). I got to thinking about my first manuscript, and how it’s gathering its own kind of dust, languishing there between my … Continue reading

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