Category Archives: Writing Retreat

Come Write With Me

Tonight is the last Write-In at the Borderlands Cafe.  Please come join me, if you’d like to have a couple hours of peace to yourself or if you have something to get out of your system or if, by any … Continue reading

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On Retreat in my Dreams

I dreamed this morning that I was at Gilchrist, the retreat center I’ve written about before.  I was hiking through the mists as the sun started to break through.  Dewdrops sparkled on my shoes.  I remembered seeing the deer on … Continue reading

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Retreating/Revising

Last week, I was lucky enough to take a few days out from my life to go back to the Gilchrist Retreat Center.  I went with my friend Mart again, for two half days and one glorious rainy day that … Continue reading

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The Red Room Writers Society

I met Ivory Madison in October 2004 when I was a new mom with a colicky preemie.  Before the baby came, I nourished fantasies of spinning out novels while she slept.  Afterward, I learned to use naptime to shower or try to … Continue reading

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On Retreat, part two

The retreat center was as beautiful as Mart promised.  It’s called GilChrist, but welcomes all faiths.  Our room had a meditation mat and cushion and an altar with a hawk feather, a turkey feather, and a candle.  I felt amazingly … Continue reading

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