What Would Gloria Steinem Wear to a Writers' Retreat?

I wrote my packing list for my two-week writers' residency a month before I was set to leave. The residency at Hedgebrook is only for women and since I am a mother of two boys, I was somewhat unnaturally excited about being around all that female energy for a change. I was going to Hedgebrook with the express purpose of finishing the chapter outline for my new memoir, but it was time alone and with the other women that occupied all of my thoughts. ...more

Registration for the 4th Annual Field's End Writers' Conference closes April 8!

Don't miss out on this terrific one-day retreat-like conference! Our 4th annual event takes place at the scenic Kiana Lodge. Keynote speaker: popular podcaster Mignon Fogarty aka Grammar GirlOpening speaker: author Jim Lynch (The Highest Tide; Border Songs) Workshop presenters: Kathleen Alcala, Elizabeth Austen, Lana Hechtman Ayers, Royce Buckingham, Carol Cassella, Jonathan Evison, Waverly Fitzgerald, Mary Guterson, Paul Hanson, Grace Jackson, Priscilla Long, George Shannon, Michael Dylan Welch. More information: ...more