Will Weekend Writing Retreat Inspire, Create New Paths?

Anticipation. Curiosity. Hope. Tomorrow afternoon, I’ll climb into my aging Honda CRV and drive about three hours west to a conference center in rural western Massachusetts. I’ll join an unknown number of strangers for a long weekend devoted to learning about, talking about, and doing writing. On a whim, well a researched whim, I decided to attend a retreat run by The Sun magazine. I fell for the description of the magazine’s retreat: “You don’t have to be a writer to attend. Our aim is to simply to create a space in which people can tell their stories from the heart.” Continue reading