Tag: writer life

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2017 Writing Retreat at Lake Cuyamaca

I can’t believe it’s been over two years since my last writing retreat. And it’s not for lack of trying. Life has been quite busy in the meantime and I’ve been doing a lot more traveling than I normally do. Anyway, I finally managed to go on a writing retreat in October. My friend and I ended up deciding to do a camping writing … Read More 2017 Writing Retreat at Lake Cuyamaca

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2017 SDSU Writer’s Conference in Review

This is months and months overdue (I attended this event in January!), but I definitely wanted to review this event because it was awesome! The SDSU Writer’s Conference is an annual event in San Diego and one I’ve been trying (and failing!) to attend for the last 5 years. However, after the 2016 conference, I emailed the coordinators and asked if they could add … Read More 2017 SDSU Writer’s Conference in Review

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An Evening With Neil Gaiman in Review

In an effort to become a better writer, I’ve been doing a lot of things lately that are kind of outside my comfort zone: 1. I joined a writer’s group. I’m still not sure why they like me, but I’ve spent enough time around horses to know not to look a gift horse in the mouth! 2. I went to a writer’s conference. Which … Read More An Evening With Neil Gaiman in Review

Dedication, Resolve, Commitment, and Self-Reliance in Any Form

I’m about ten weeks into my new fitness regimen. What that looks like is five days at the gym (three days weight training, two days cardio) and another three days at the barn. I’ve been working with a personal trainer, mostly because I knew it wouldn’t be enough to hold myself accountable to myself. And it’s been great. I feel like I’m getting stronger/healthier. … Read More Dedication, Resolve, Commitment, and Self-Reliance in Any Form