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Day 4. More words and more pretty beach, blue water and yes, sun.

Blue Mountain Beach

Before we walked onto this we drank some of this then sadly sent off one of our writers… sort of like this or maybe it was more like this you go girl! Then, it was back to the page. More word wrangling, more scene swapping, and then, cold pizza and a change of venue.   […]

Testimonials: From the Mouths of Writing Babes

“I had a wonderful three days of writing, planning, organizing, plotting. I worked on organizing the chapters of my work-in-progress, Book Two of the Moonlight Ridge Series. I enjoyed the companionship of the creative writers who attended the Write By the Water writers retreat in beautiful Blue Mountain Beach.. This was such a well planned, delightful […]

Preparing for a writing retreat: photo tutorial

First, you will need one of these. And probably one of these. Don’t forget this. or this. Never mind. We have lots of that. After a day of doing this we will reward you with this. and then, you can enjoy this. unless you need to do more of this Hey, it’s your retreat.  Just […]

Inspiration by the Sea

Guest post by author Christine Lemmon “Within me—within all of us—are creative idea as infinite as the waves of the whispering sea.” ~Christine Lemmon I’m often asked how I get ideas for my writing. In attempting to answer that, I laugh and switch the subject. Articulating it is hard, but I know exactly how I […]