Ides of March Writers’ Retreat!

It’s ON! Reserve your spot now, because space is limited!

Here are our presenters and session titles I will post Bios/photos/session blurbs soon:

Lisa Marie BoehmkeMindfulness in Writing

Amy FrykholmScheduling Productivity

Stephanie FrykholmWrite Awake: Exploring the Creative Aliveness of Embodied Writing

Al DawsonShort Stories: Adventures in Life

Laurel McHargueDirect Publishing (and a bonus evening field-trip/sensory writing)

Jane ProvorseLet’s Write a Play!

Karen RinehartWriting Off the Nose (dialogue writing)

Jeffrey A. RunyonProsody 101

and here are the details:

The IDES OF MARCH Writers’ Retreat is open for reservations!

Where? The Inn at Twin Lakes.
We have eight workshop presenters over two days, from 1 pm on the 15th through noon on the 16th, and two options:

$150 gets you the whole package (sessions, 2 meals, snacks/coffee/tea, sleep at the Inn).
$100 gets you everything but the sleepover!

Space is limited, and reservations will be first-come-first-served.

Call the Inn if you’re ready to escape next month: 719-486-7965


Erma’s Conference

Truly tickled to be attending the 2014 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Conference in Dayton, Ohio! This will be my first official conference! Many of the Not Your Mother’s Book series co-editors will attend also, and Dahlynn McKowen (of Publishing Syndicate) will be there are a faculty member and workshop presenter!

Registration opened today, so if you’d like to join me–and a bunch of very fun, funny people–go to and register soon!