AROHO, poetry, Writing, writing retreats

Writing on the Edge

Five days after returning from the AROHO writers retreat at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico I still have many memories swirling through my mind . One such memory is particularly embedded in my skin. I have 12 itchy scabs from 12 mosquito bites despite the mosquito repellant and itch cream. On the second day of… Continue reading Writing on the Edge

Pearl S. Buck quote, Strong Women, Wisdom, Writers, writing retreats

11 Qualities of Strong Women who are Writers

Four times a year the biweekly writing group I belong to takes a writer's retreat. Our group of seven ranges in age from 39 to 64 years. Some have young kids, others older, like my YA's. We write in different genres and have a wide gamut of 'real' jobs, but through these retreats we have bonded together like… Continue reading 11 Qualities of Strong Women who are Writers