The site was chosen with productivity in mind. Each one of us will have our own writing shack to work in. (The fifth one is out of the camera's view.)
|photo by topher241|
The schedule is grueling:
9:00-10:00 Write a little and nibble on the nibble tray.
10:00-11:00 The Beth Contest: Four of us compete, to see which of our stories makes Beth
11:00-12:00 Revising Work: Taking the suggestions from our latest critique meeting, we wi (ooh, there's fudge)
12:00-1:00 An hour of
1:00-2:00 Tug of War with Tammy's Butt--Linda, Beth, Lynn and I will take turns trying to get an inspired essay (for ourselves) out of Tammy's skillful sphincter.
2:00-3:00 Discussion of the minutes from past critique meetings. Issues that will be brought to the table include:
* Recent trips one of our members took to Australia and South America
* The new French beau one of our members has lured into her web
* The irony that--in our experience--first husbands are bums/jerks/dolts/
* The unending quest to find something that is not made better with the
addition of bacon/mayonnaise/cream cheese/chocolate
If you've gone to a writing retreat or workshop, what was the most valuable or enjoyable activity you engaged in? (It's not too late to help us plan our workshop tomorrow. After all, we're five flexbile females...)