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Writing Retreats Rock!

Writing Retreats Rock! I had the immense pleasure of being in Branson, Missouri last week for a wonderfully motivating writing retreat.  And the best part was having the fellowship of four authors–Stacy Monson, Dawn Ford, Mari Keisling, and Sarah Anderson–whom I blessed to call friends (including my daughter!) On Sunday, March 5, we arrived at Read More

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Retreating Again

I’m off on another writing retreat this week, this time with my husband, so we’ll see how much writing I actually get done. His goal is to spend as much time as possible on the golf course. My goal is to stop changing major plot points in the novella I’m working on so that I Read More

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Reinvigorating Retreat

Ahh, there’s nothing like a little retreat to rest the body and mind and reinvigorate the soul. And no, I’m not talking about withdrawing from enemy forces after a defeat … or maybe I am … But I digress. As I was saying, there’s nothing better to refresh ourselves than taking a day or two Read More

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Great Lakes Getaway – Writing Retreat

Five Reasons to Attend the Great Lakes Getaway Writing Retreat in Duluth, MN Beautiful location: Canal Park Lodge, right on the shores of Lake Superior Phenomenal Teaching: On Friday, brainstorming expert, Michelle Lim, will lead  a Brainstorming Workshop Gifted author and teacher, Susan May Warren, will teach workshops the remainder of the weekend Fellowship with Read More

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The Joy of Retreat

Oftentimes, there’s nothing better for our mental health than getting away from it all: our work, volunteering, classes, family. I’m blessed to have a bucolic place I can escape to. About once a year, usually in January or February, I head off to Christmas Mountain Village in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin for three to four days. Read More