You may have noticed I’ve been a bit quiet? I’ve not been on FaceBook, I’m behind in replying to comments, e mails and reading blogs. I guess it was appropriate then, that at the end of a week where I’ve not been feeling too good, I should have a Mini Writing Retreat
On Saturday morning I made my way up the motorway to Shropshire (206 miles away) to attend Joanne Phillips book signing, and to meet the lady herself. In my excitement I didn’t take any photo’s but Jo is as lovely in person as she is on her blog
I now have the full JP collection
It was The Hubster’s suggestion that I stay overnight, soooo, after a lovely lunch with Jo and her family it was back to the hotel, and the lovely large desk.
I’ve been away on my own (without The Hubster) a few times now, but never really alone, if you know what I mean. So this was a whole new experience!
I took a book and a couple of notebooks and ended up writing 24 pages by hand and reading a couple of chapters of my book. It was really relaxing, although I did miss the hustle and bustle of home. Don’t get me wrong, I like peace and quiet, but I also like to have a chat if I need it. So now I’m thinking the whole idea of a “writing retreat” on my own, for a week or a weekend probably isn’t the great idea I once thought it was ha ha ha…gawd, I’m such a home bird!
Still, I did enjoy walking round the grounds at 6.30 this morning and doing some writing outside
No Scrivener update, I’m behind on my lessons, so guess what I’ll be doing today?
Would you go on a writing retreat, on your own?