Tuscany – No Filter

One thing I didn't expect as an organizer / facilitator of a retreat was to actually also simultaneously be participating by writing and reading.  The courage of this group, their willingness to be vulnerable and write bravely turned out to be an enormous inspiration.  We not only wrote together but we read, listened, laughed, cried, ate, drank, did yoga, chanted, danced, hiked up the hillsides, through villages at dusk, bought leather boots, climbed towers, made our way through the dark … [Read more...]

Autumn in Tuscany – A Writing Retreat for the Senses

Disconnect* so you can reconnect. September 14-19, 2014 Spend 5 days and 6 nights in a Tuscan farmhouse nestled in the Chianti region of Italy.  Immerse yourself in the Tuscan landscape, local food, fresh air.  Limber up during daily morning yoga and let your writing be transformed.  Fiction and nonfiction workshops will be held by me and Dulcie Witman, MFA, fiction writer and advice columnist.  Other activities available onsite include hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, Vespa … [Read more...]